Is It Possible to Do It All? Motherhood, Changing Careers and Entrepreneurship

November 27, 2023

Can we? Or should we? Keep on reading if the following topics intrigue you. And yes, the podcast episode link will be further down in the story.

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It’s a tricky balancing act. — Photo by 青 晨 on Unsplash

In this episode, our guest Darija Livaic reveals some really thoughtful insights from her own personal journey as someone who changed her career in her late 30s, yes, that’s right, it's never too late, a mother, and now an excited entrepreneur heading towards new horizons.

If you don’t build your own dreams, someone will hire you to build theirs — Tony Gaskin.

We can do it all, there is no denying that, but will it be as productive and healthy for you and your relationships, it really depends on your personal environment and circumstances. A very important note (among many more) that Darija mentions is having an equally good collaborator in the face of your partner.

From my perspective, I see it also as another form of monotasking and multitasking. If you have a fear of missing out and you want to be everything everywhere all at once (great movie by the way, starring Michelle Yeoh) then you can be a mother, change career and start your own business. Or you can let life follow a natural flow where through strategic actions you can experience each phase as it comes, focus on it and be the best version of yourself you can be in that period.

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