From Feeling Pigeon-Holed In Teaching To Discovering Her Value And New Path: Stephanie’s Story

Ep: 96

Why do you do what you do? So many women continue on in their present careers because, after years in the field, that seems to be all they are cut out for. Little do they know, this is exactly the kind of mindset that holds them back from finding fulfillment based on their own unique value.

After a decade as an educator, Stephanie was barrelling towards burnout. She felt stuck – and doubtful about the possibility of getting to a better spot professionally. But a change in perspective, some guidance, and a lot of clarity changed everything.

On this episode of The Bridge to Fulfillment, Blake and Stephanie cover the steps that helped Stephanie overcome the feeling of being trapped and pigeonholed in her career, why clarity and a long-term perspective are essential tools for anyone who is considering a big change, and what how asking for help and investing in her own fulfillment has equipped Stephanie to move confidently in the direction of her goals and her best possible career. Tune in for an uplifting episode that will motivate you to put your doubts aside and embrace liberating clarity.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How simple (but impactful) shifts in your time management and overall priorities can give you back an incredible amount of control over your life
  • Why all the “smart forward moves” in the world won’t get you where you want to be if they’re missing one key ingredient
  • What to evaluate in yourself and your life as you think about making a significant investment in you (especially if you’re unclear on the returns)
  • And much more!

Favorite Quote:

“I think that we know certain things that we like, certain things that we don’t like. I think we have hobbies, but I don’t think most of us really sit and take the time to think, ‘Sure, I like cooking, but is this something that I could do every second of every day for the rest of my life?’ Which is, you know, a simple way to put it, but I think it’s important for a lot of us, especially women, to sit down and really challenge ourselves to think, ‘What personally fulfills me?’ And now that I’m on the other side, it’s totally different than what I thought was personally fulfilling for me when I started. So, yeah, I think it’s a deep dive that we all should challenge ourselves to do.”  —Stephanie


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