Have you ever gotten that itch… you know, the desire to do more? The unsettled feeling that maybe, just maybe, what you are doing or where you are in life is not all there is to your story.

Today, I am talking with author, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three, Emily Ley, about daring to build a life you love by Growing Boldy, which happens to also be the title of her new book. In this conversation, Emily and I discuss her personal journey towards living the life that she imagined for herself and how you can do the same. 

Like many of us, Emily didn’t begin her journey by having all the right answers. She didn’t have the money, the resources, or the knowledge. But what she did have she used to the best of her ability and what she didn’t have, she figured out.

Did you catch that?…

You don’t have to have it all figured out. 

So often we get stuck because we over-contemplate the risk that inevitably comes with the unknown. 

I don’t have the skills for that. 

I don’t have the education. 

It’s never going to work.

I don’t know what your “it” is, but the script we rehearse inside our head can easily become our biggest limitation. Have you ever considered that your “yes” is all you need? 

Friends, all it takes is a decision. A decision to move. A decision to discover. A decision to keep going in the thick of it. The thing you are afraid of? It could actually work. Ever consider that? 

It. Could. Actually. Work. 

My hope is that this conversation will help you to stop thinking and start doing. Though the journey is never guaranteed to look a particular way, pursue the growth that comes with the process and commit yourself. Give yourself the grace to just get going and by going, embrace the journey along the way. You might just find yourself in the middle of living a life you love. 

Highlights from Today’s Episode:

  • Working with what you have
  • Getting to know you
  • Building a life you love

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Let’s Talk!

  1. What does it mean to you to “grow boldly”?
  2. In what ways have you been challenged by growing pains? How did you overcome?
  3. How has imagining the life you dreamed of helped you to know yourself more?

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