Hi, I’m Caroline

Let me introduce myself, I am 26. Three months ago, I was half-way through a leadership graduate program. It was a well paying job, with great benefits. A promising career that lead me to live for one year in Italy and another year in beautiful Vienna. It gave me the opportunity to travel a lot. I had extraordinary coaches and an outstanding mentor. Through their thought-provoking questions and advice, I was learning more about myself than I had ever before. I felt I was developing quickly. This program was a true privilege I was given because I had wanted it so damn much, I fought for it and my dream came true.

Then why did I leave?

A few months in the program, when I was in full “ok now it’s time to prove yourself” mode (not a good mode to be in btw), a voice inside me started speaking. It wasn’t a shy voice, it was loud and clear: “Is this it?” “Are you going to work your ass off just for this?” “Isn’t there more to life?”. By this, the voice meant the impact I have on others and the world in general but also my lifestyle. Wasn’t I meant for more than just work commute and sleep?

At first, this voice just visited me once in a while, mostly during long boring meetings. She would politely leave me alone the rest of the time. But you know her (yep I know you do), she tends to come back more often as time passes by. She wasn’t pleased to see that nothing had changed. She wanted to make sure I took her seriously and kept urging me to take action.

That’s when it got really tough, I felt stuck. I didn’t know what I was meant to do.

This is what this blog is about. I would like to share with you my Quarter-life Quest. My journey to getting unstuck, figuring out what it is I am really longing for and gathering the courage to follow my own path. Hopefully, this can help you on your own life quest, whatever stage your are at. This is a rocky road, a great adventure, one that is worth it. Let’s pack our bags and go on it together…

7 thoughts on “Hi, I’m Caroline

  1. Anne-Sophie Lesceu 15 January 2019 — 1 h 09 min

    Very brave Caroline!


  2. Impatiente d’en lire pluuus:-) TROP chouette Caro!


  3. I’m so proud of you!


  4. GOGOGO Caro ! Hâte de te lire!!


  5. Like it 👍


  6. Great teasing Caroline !
    Looking forward to discovering more about your journey to find yourself !


  7. I am leaving for Greece in ten days, I experience the same urge in a different stage, to quote you 🙂 It’s been a while, I would love to meet you to talk about all this. I am so happy to read you on this subject. Love. Zoé.


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