“Is this it?”
I hear that question a lot, especially from high-achieving, professional women—many of them attorneys. Lots of us have silently whispered it to ourselves, haven’t we? We’re living the lives that we set out to live: We earned multiple degrees. We worked our way into prestigious jobs. We earned our way onto charity boards. Married partners. Bought houses. Had kids.
We created the lives that we thought we wanted. But we’re exhausted. We’re on hamster wheels that never slow, and we may have lost sight of why, exactly, we’re running on them so feverishly.
That’s where the question, for many, comes.
So, is this it?
Of course not—but only if you’re willing to do something about it. Here are three easy steps that you can take today to move toward the life you crave.