You entered the world in joy, as all babies do. You took your first big breath and cried out, “OK world! Here I am!” Then, you began adjusting.
You were a quiet girl, but your mind was going 100 miles an hour. You adjusted when the more rambunctious kids got attention. You adjusted when your feelings were minimized. You adjusted to survive neglect and trauma.
You became careful, considerate, conscientious, and competent.
After all, you were the quiet one. You took it all in, and used your observational superpowers to accomplish the goals you set in life.
But here’s the thing: Now, at mid-life, your extremely smart and competent mind is holding you back.
You're restless. You have been waiting a long time - too long - to feel fully alive. You waited through your career, raising kids, or relationships that sort of worked.
You want your next chapter to be bold.
You know you have more to express, but you're not sure what it is.
You can't imagine living without a sense of purpose, but you've lost your way.
It's your time to be Free Once Again.
The life you should be living starts now.
Free Once Again is a community for women who have done good work in the world and are now ready to discover what gives them joy - and make this the foundation of their lives.
I've spent decades on this path myself. Here are some things I've seen that make me sad:
Life can be so simple when you: