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Don't Be Afraid to Do What You Really Want to Do: Reach All Your Life Dreams


Have you ever given up on a dream? Or left a path that you were happy to be on? We probably all have. Maybe we think we must give up on other dreams for a career. Often, it is our fear of bad consequences that keep us from doing what we really want to do.

This book will show you how to overcome fear and keep more of your dreams. It relates to major life choices, like whether to have children, switch careers or jobs, or take a break for family or adventure. Whatever your choices are, that’s okay! It’s your life to do with it what you want.

This book also covers career concepts tips to reach your dreams strategies for a career break and return balancing your goals through life.

Read Linley’s story of a 19-year break to raise six children in four countries, returning successfully to work, and reaching her career goal of full vice president.

There are also stories of others reaching their dreams and goals - including business, teaching, nursing, and singing.

See step-by-step section for a long-term career break and return.

We can be fulfilled in life and achieve our dreams (maybe not all at once). This is possible.

Become a happier, saner, more fulfilled you!

A portion of each book’s sale will fund post-secondary scholarships for mothers.

Linley Baker

Linley Baker is a native of Massachusetts, where her ancestors arrived on the Mayflower in 1620. She is a mathematician, musician, and mother. She has a business degree from Wharton, a music degree from Ball State, and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

She raised 6 children while living in Japan, China, France, and the US.