Right place, right job.
For those who know me well, know I've reinvented myself several times. I started my career in business working in corporate America, moved on to volunteer work, owned a small art business called Whimsical Wares and finally launched Creating Sanctuary.
During the early years, I attended college at night while working full time. When I was done, I felt indebted to pursuing a job that matched my college education. In hindsight, it was a terrible choice because I was very unhappy. I made a lot of money and guess what, I also spent a lot of money. It was my way of rewarding myself for all the "pain." The graph below brought that all back to me...yuck!
Even though I've lived in the Detroit area all my life, my husband and I moved several times. It wasn't until we moved to our current location I realized I'd been living in the wrong neighborhoods. In our current home everything started to come together and undone at the same time. A couple years ago, s#%t hit the fan when my husband suddenly lost his job. During this unsettling time, it became abundantly clear that I loved my job and absolutely loved where we live.
Doing what I love and living where I'm supposed to be brings me joy, peace and fulfillment. I don't really need a fancy car (although I do love them!), I don't need a lot of clothes & shoes (I love shoes!), I don't need to go on luxurious vacations, I don't need to eat out, etc. Being in the "right" place while working at the "right" job brings me treasures far beyond that which money can buy.
Are you where you're supposed to be in life, doing what you're supposed to do?
A simple life is it's own reward. --George Santayana
Graph courtesy of This Is Indexed
Outer Feng Shui Tip
If you're seeking alignment with your life's purpose to do the work you love, consider adding elements of water to your space. The feng shui properties of water are mysterious, meditative, spiritual, deep, and insightful. Bring in the qualities of water with photos, art, fountains, mirrors, glass, asymmetrical lines and deep, dark colors.
Inner Feng Shui Tip
From the Human Design perspective, our bodies not our minds are designed to assist us in making good choices for ourselves. Some are designed to choose from instinct, some from their gut, others from feeling and yet others only over time. Getting in touch with my personal navigation system has been a god send. I eventually got to Right Place, Right Job by paying attention to my body in the face of my often opposing thoughts and rational mind. By paying attention to nudges, ques, and inner sensations, I ended up exactly where I'm supposed to be. And that's something money can't buy.
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