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What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? That is the million-dollar question.

So many people come to me trying to figure that out. Age doesn’t matter in this equation. I hear from and work with 20-year-olds, 30-year-olds, 40, 50 and 60-year-olds.

Everyone is seeking that elusive answer to this life defining question. What do I want to be when I grow up?

They may ask it in different ways:

  • What is my true calling?
  • What am I really meant to do on this earth?
  • What will truly fulfill me?
  • What will make me happy?

I propose that the last question is the key to finding your way. Everything we do is driven by a desire to feel good or feel happy. You can ask this question in many different ways to get to the right answer.

What will make you happy? What do like to do so much that you feel happy inside when you are doing it? Where you get lost in the moment because you are so happy?  What makes your heart sing?  What brings true joy to your heart? What makes you feel good to the core?

What do you feel?

I spend a lot of time teaching my clients how to “feel” into this.  You see, it’s not what your head thinks or what others think or even trying to figure out whether you can make money doing it.  What is important is that you love doing it so much that you feel completely filled up when you are doing it.  You feel a joy, a happiness deep inside that it actually radiates out of you.

What is your “it”?

I have found what we discover what “it” is that brings you that true, deep happiness, that everything else starts to fall into place.

Then what?

It is a fun process to explore and discover how we can build these one or two core parts of what brings you inner happiness, who you truly are, into your way of being, into your life and your life’s work so you can make money capitalizing on it.  When you are truly happy doing what you are doing, things just start lining up and working well and life becomes more joyful and easier.

When you are happy inside and radiating out that happiness or positive energy into the world, you attract more good whether that be jobs, clients or opportunities.

Find your happy today and become that magnet!

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About the Author Marla Williams

Marla Williams is an intuitive life, career and business coach who has experienced tremendous success guiding individuals, professionals and entrepreneurs through a groundbreaking process to discover their purpose and capitalize on their distinctive gifts so they can begin to forge their own unique path in this world. She has a BA in Organizational Development, is a certified life coach, certified project manager and an experienced and certified professional in human resources (PHR) and was a key leader instrumental in helping grow a $12-million-dollar company into a $2.3-billion-dollar company. Connect with Marla through Noomii and her website.

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