Finding a New Career Path & Joy!

February 1, 2011 by Barb Scala  
Filed under Bloom Talk

photo_25638_20110101Two women following their hearts against the odds.

Guests: Jen Conroy creator of Jen Conroy Designs and Pam Davies.
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Podcast: Recorded Jan. 26, 2011 (24 min)

Jen Conroy

Jen Conroy

Magazine editor turned jewelry designer, Jen Conroy claims, “A weight lifted when I decided to pursue this creative side of myself ~ it felt like a whole new world opened up.” Find out how she decided to make the switch and be able to say, “It’s such a joy to get up and look forward to going to work….I feel I’m more myself living authentically for the first time in my life!”

Her close friend, Pam Davies, is on a similar yet different journey. Leaving her graphic design business and going back to school to become a therapist, Pam warns, “As you get older, you realize life is short and if you don’t do what’s making you happy, it’s going to be gone.” Not an easy process, Pam took time to examine her

Pam Davies

Pam Davies

life, her values and her fears and is finally findingĀ  joy. “When you walk through the fear and experience it then there’s the joy. I’m opening my heart…taking risks…and doors keep opening for me. It does feel joyful!”

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2 Comments on "Finding a New Career Path & Joy!"

  1. Robin Grassi on Wed, 2nd Feb 2011 3:17 pm 

    I can’t wait to get to the same place! I’m stuck in the void and looking forward to emerging.

  2. Dana Hilmer on Fri, 4th Feb 2011 1:04 pm 

    Cudos to both of you for reinventing your careers! I love that you both have the courage to follow your heart and the determination to see it through. So inspiring!

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