A couple weeks ago, I was on vacation with my husband and our two kids, and I got an email from a colleague about a new game from a company I’ve worked with before.
The subject line was, “You are the one.”
The message was the most heartfelt and moving I’ve ever received.
The idea that I was so good at what I do and could have done so much more seemed ridiculous.
I’d been trying to lose weight for years.
The message said I could have so much fun, but I just wasn’t.
I was working my ass off for the company and had to earn it.
When I went online, I found the game and realized that the only way I could ever get to where I wanted to be was if I became a professional player.
I played for three months, and by the end of it, I knew that I needed to make a change in my life.
I went from being a pretty normal person to someone who was working at a fast-food chain.
But I didn’t just lose weight; I lost my friends and my coworkers.
I learned a lot about myself, and it changed my life for the better.
I got out of my comfort zone, became more aware of my feelings and started making positive changes.
I feel like I’ve made my mark on the world and am ready to move forward.
The thing that makes it most important for me is the impact I have had on people.
It was incredibly powerful to hear someone say, “It changed my mind about being an entrepreneur,” or “I felt like I could be the person I wanted be.”
It’s so rewarding to have someone say that they’ve made a difference in their life.
As I told my husband, I hope I can help people make the same shift.
You don’t have to lose your passion for something to do it for a living.
If you want to make it, you just need to keep going and make the most of your opportunity.
I also found out about a company called Match.com, which provides matchmaking to freelancers.
The company’s mission is to connect freelancers with top companies and help them get hired for their job openings.
It’s a simple idea, but it’s been a huge impact on my career.
When you’re trying to build a career and your career path is going to be defined by your skills and what you’re passionate about, that’s a huge barrier to entry.
When we were in college, I started a business as a marketing major, but then decided that I wanted a bigger vision and wanted to make money.
After a few unsuccessful businesses, I ended up getting my first job, and that was the beginning of my career path.
I had to put my career in order and go from there.
Match.me helps to solve that problem, because it provides people with the tools they need to be successful at the same time.
My career path was a big struggle because of my personal struggles and what I was dealing with as a freelancer, but the matchmaking program gave me a chance to get a job that I really wanted and a great opportunity to earn money for myself.
Now I’m in my mid-30s, and my life is a lot better.
The way I think about my life has changed.
I don’t work every day because I’m still dealing with my personal demons.
But when I do work, I think, “Okay, this is the life I want.
How could I possibly get there without it?”
I’ve learned to focus on things like my job, my relationships and my health.
Now, I’m more focused on my family and the way I live my life and how I spend time with my family.
When it comes to my health, I don´t really know how to quantify the impact it’s had.
When the matchmaker says that I’m not losing weight, I always say, No, I have lost weight, and the next day, I feel great.
When someone says, “I just don’t like what you do, but you’re so good,” I say, I guess you’re right.
I still have to make changes, but there’s so much to do.
I’ve seen how a lot of people who are struggling to find work end up having the greatest impact on their lives.
I hope that people who have a hard time finding a job can learn from my experience and take action to help others.
This article first appeared on Medium.