From Working Corporate to my own Light business!

Six months ago I went from working for someone else, to the ultimate someONE. My new CEO? Why that of the divine source, working in sync with me and what I was ready to offer!

Since the Fall of 2011, I was ready for more. I had fell to my knees two years prior, realizing I had no sense of who I was and spiraling quickly down a rabbit hole. After getting help, I received a more clear understanding of my purpose to guide people so they can feel more satisfied and present in the moment. And now it was time to implement. I received training at the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), met individuals with the same passion and desire to help, and enrolled in Marie Forleo’s B-school to beef up my business savvy ways. During this time I was living in Philadelphia, working as an administrative assistant for a law firm. I knew the role had a shelf life and I was setting myself up for the expiration date.

Then the day came when the firm announced the office was closing and I was offered a transfer to NYC. I was just finalizing my coaching practice and unclear if it was a sign I was ready to go on my own in Philly or take the leap to the world’s biggest metropolis.

I was single and open, so I jumped into a new chapter in NYC. And with that it meant 12 hour days and working weekends as the firm caught up from the move. I was living out of suitcases and cardboard boxes the first 2 months until my parents intervened and helped me unpack.  Some mornings I’d cry when the moment came that I couldn’t hit the snooze again. I’d dread the subway rides where I was pushed and crammed in with other people just as miserable.  People outside the city would comment how exciting it must be and it broke my heart. The first year in the city was a long one and with the hours I was working I saw my coaching dreams slip further and further away.

I knew I had to make a change. I wasn’t experiencing the city or my life for that matter in a way that felt fulfilling. And I couldn’t let go of my coaching dreams. It haunted me regularly. The very fact that I hadn’t moved on from the idea added to it’s value.  So I put in my notice at the law firm and in August of 2013, at the onset of my 30th birthday, I “escaped”.

At that point in time, freedom was not having to go into an office anymore or miss out on events because I was working late. It  now meant having time to develop my business, get speaking gigs, and start working with clients.

Except none of that ever happened. As much as I promoted and hoped, no one wanted to make the investment to work with me or come to my events. Living in midtown Manhattan, my financial resources were burning up quickly and my fear was going into hyperdrive. I tried to keep it all together on the outside but inside I was freaking out.

My life was becoming unmanageable. I had hit rock bottom, yet again.

And just like the last time, with embarrassment and confusion, I needed help. And so three months after my 30th birthday, I found myself back in a cubicle again. Back to the pain at the sound of my alarm and the sadness that washed over me squeezing into the subway car every morning.  For awhile, I resisted hardcore. While I didn’t let my work performance suffer, I resented the new company I was working as an assistant for. I got upset when they made extra demands or an entrepreneurial event came up that I couldn’t go to because of them.

Once again, the same story unfolded and I was miserable and doubting my purpose. I didn’t understand why I was brought to NYC if I was going to struggle and I hated that it felt like I was just coasting through my life. I was constantly reaching my breaking point until one day I decided to surrender.

It was the moment of surrender that brought me to my horoscope that read I should take a Kundalini Yoga class. So I did.

And I fell in love with the practice. They said to keep coming back. And so I did.

Kundalini Yoga taught me to learn to work with the resistance I was feeling, not against it. It allowed me to see my challenges not as set backs but set forths into new ways of doing things. It allowed me to see how I was holding myself back in my resentment and tamper tantrums of not getting my way and instead realize it wasn’t all about me. It was about something far greater, if I could just get myself into a space of trust and patience to receive it.

I was guided to Gabby Bernstein‘s work and enrolled in her Masterclass soon after. I was placed in a community of light workers where we could simply believe and inspire each other. I felt encouraged to explore my other gifts outside of coaching such as Astrology and Tarot. I felt that maybe there was hope for me after all.

So what happened next?  I left my Corporate job in the Spring of 2015 and haven’t looked back since! Here are the top tips I learned to eventually transfer out of my 9-5 and into my light full time!

  1. Your current job is a spiritual experience. When I first started my work with Gabby, I would complain that I was ready to start coaching full time now. Surely, she could understand the passion and desire I felt!  Quite the contrary. She put me in my place and advised that I wasn’t ready. The desire to leave wasn’t enough. Not only did a need a more clear plan in place, I also needed to learn to appreciate the place that was supporting me. She reminded me that I had a responsibility not only to myself but those I’d come to serve one day. I needed to utilize my current job to afford me the opportunities to advance to the next level, such as continuing her Masterclass and receiving my Kundalini Teacher Training. And therefore, I needed to have respect for where I was clocking in. Utilize your current role to give you the benefits you need to build your business in a space of feeling secure. When you try to create a business in lack, you are projecting misguided feelings and agendas. Also set clear boundaries with your place of employment. For me, I was very direct that I would need to leave at 5pm every day. If you are finding that your job is not in alignment with your boundaries, perhaps you need a different job to support you as your make your transition.
  2. Do honor ALL of your talents and gifts. When I first started my business, I was stuck on only life coaching. I was ignoring my passion for Astrology and other spiritual methods. It wasn’t until I decided to share my knowledge of the cosmos that things started to shift. By fully expressing what I had to offer, everything started to blend together and I attracted clients that had been looking for me! By worrying about seeming too “woo woo” I was ignoring the ones that would love it. I now have a range of clients from coaching, astrology, meditation and more. Look at it like a restaurant. If you were only serving one item, you’d bring in some people however limiting those with different cravings. If you expand your menu, you’ll give potential clients more tasty options!
  3. If it’s not a connection, it’s a distraction. When you are transitioning into your own business, there isn’t a ton of time for much else. Choose your activities and free time wisely. Is what you’re engaging in inspiring you further or holding you back? For me, that was dating. I was getting too caught up in going out with guys that didn’t hold the higher vision of my future with me. I realized that unless it was a real supportive connection, it was just a distraction. That is not to say that you can’t have fun and let loose while building a business! However you want to notice when the good times are outweighing the rest and how that may impact your momentum.
  4. Find people that will hold space during your move toward Freedom. Surround yourself with people that will support your new venture. We have a habit of trying to prove or going to people for help that may not understand what’s happening. Being in an atmosphere where you can vent throughout while still staying empowered is so important. Look for people that won’t coddle you but motivate you to stay with it. A business coach/mentor or mastermind community can be wonderful for this!

You have a desire to help people and lead a more fulfilling life. You wouldn’t have made it to the end of this blog otherwise. And you can. It just takes a lot of trust, patience, and a knowing that your mission and purpose is worth waiting for. The more consistently you show up for it every day, the faster it will come to you and the easier it gets.

If you want to discuss further, I’m here for you! Whether it’s clarity around developing your niche and next steps, how to connect with your audience, building confidence or just someone that can relate, I’m here for you! Set up a 20 minute consult here to talk about it!

I can’t do this on my own. Neither can your peers. We need YOU and the unique light you have to bring to the world. Please help yourself and help us in turn. You got this and we’re here for you too!

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Your Mission is to Rock Your Light for the World!

Hungry for change? Do you feel like you’re constantly going back and forth with your business? Hoping for change and never quite seeing progress?

Been there. Done that. Multiple times, my friend.

I knew I had a greater purpose and a bigger mission in life.. the problem was, I could never quite get my footing. I would worry about how I’d make ends meet or who would actually think I was credible enough to help them. I felt alone, trapped and drained. I was literally at my breaking point and ready to give it all up when I found Gabby Bernstein.

I joined her Spirit Junkie Masterclass training and everything changed! From the very instant I signed up, my business and soul felt renewed. Through Gabby’s strategic guidance, I was able to implement the tools and teachings to transition out of my Corporate 9-5 and into my light work full time! I now have a community and following I adore while living out my dreams in ways I couldn’t ever had imagined. I even had the opportunity to apply to be on Gabby’s team and am now one of her referred coaches!

This is no gimmicky or ordinary digital training. Spirit Junkie Masterclass Digital is a transformational deep-dive into what it means (and takes) to be a spiritual leader. It equips you with the tools, knowledge and network you need to catalyze real, sustainable growth as a spiritual leader. The 8-module course is made up of video recordings, audio recordings and typed transcriptions from her live training events. What’s so awesome about the digital training is that you will be catapulted right into the auditorium with her. You will feel the energy of the group and get the best expression of Gabby as a teacher.

The course includes all of this AND my ultra-groovy bonuses!

  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to establish and grow your spiritual business, manifest media for your message and make money online doing what you love.
  • Deepen your own spiritual practice.
  • Get advice and wisdom from leading experts in personal growth and spirituality.
  • Learn how to turn your blog into a business, publish a life-changing book, lead a transformational talk and create digital courses so that you can create passive revenue for your great work.
  • Establish key connections – professional relationships and personal friendships alike – with fellow Spirit Junkie leaders on the private Facebook group and the live comment feed in the training community.
  • Become eligible to join Gabby’s referral network. By participating in the Spirit Junkie Masterclass you have the opportunity to apply to become part of her elite international coaching referral network. (When you receive your Level 1 certification you become eligible to attend the Level 2 course, where you can apply to become a Gabrielle Bernstein coach.) This is the very path I took to be a Gabby Bernstein coach!
  • Join 2 live Q&A calls with Gabby.
  • Have access to an always-fresh, forever relevant program that you can take at your own pace and revisit for a lifetime.
  • Experience the energy and enthusiasm from the live training in the comfort of your own home.
  • Have the option to learn via video, audio, or typed transcripts – whichever format fits your learning style best.

Plus there are special bonuses when you sign up for the training! This includes the Spirit Junkie Business Basics digital program! She created and designed this with her team of business professionals, including lawyers, bookkeepers, CPA’s and insurance brokers. It will give you everything you need to set up the back end of your business: contracts, negotiating tools, insurance information and much more. It also includes 2 free training calls with Gabby and her infamous Bust through your Blocks program! All for free when you sign up for SJMC digital here.

In honor of your commitment to the Spirit Junkie way, I’m offering AMAZING, SUPER FUN BONUSES* WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR THE MASTERCLASS HERE!!!!!

You’ll get…

30 Minute exclusive Podcast interview w/Gabby Bernstein – I sit down with Gabby to discuss the top tips and tools for transitioning from full time work into a spiritual business.

Spirit Junkie Master Class Planning Session – Create an action and accountability plan to best utilize the program. Held via phone w/Danielle.

Guide to ultilizing Periscope + Peri-Coaching – Receive a jam packed 8-page guide to using the popular app Periscope, as well as access to the Periscope Playground where you will receive opportunities to practice your skills in a safe and supportive environment

Moon Magic Course – Learn the meaning behind the moon cycles, how to manifest properly and create “moon-mentum”, and how it plays into Astrology. This course begins before the onset of the New Moon on 11/10 and runs through the Full Moon on 11/25.

You can get all these bonuses when you sign up here! I will only be offering a limited amount, so go for it today! (please note, program will begin upon purchase and the bonuses will be released on 10/20)

Need more? Here’s the complete breakdown of the course and the plethora of ways it will help your spiritual business!

Module 1: How to Step into Your Purpose.

In module one you will experience Gabrielle’s power-house introduction to the training.  In her introduction Gabrielle shares her personal story of recovering from addiction and transitioning her career to becoming a leader in the world of personal growth. In her story you will recognize your own and step into your purpose.

Module 2: Release Fear and Clear the Path 

It’s likely that you’re quite familiar with your fears and how they block you. You  know how fear keeps you playing small and hiding out in old patterns. This fear no longer serves you. Module 2 guides you to bust through the fear-based blocks that stand in your way of your purpose.

Module 3: Tap into Your Greatest Source of Power. 

In module 3 Gabrielle will guide you to tap into your greatest source of power in your life and in your career. This is the most soulful module in the course. You will be led to tap into your source of inspiration and confidence to take the next right action in your business and in your life.

Module 4: Expand your Repertoire. 

In this module Gabrielle teaches you concrete tools that you can begin to use in your life and your work. In this module you will learn how to lead guided meditations while protecting your own energy. You will also learn the transformational method of Emotional Freedom Technique along with Gabrielle’s Judgement Detox Process.

Module 5: How to Make Money for Your Great Work 

In this module Gabrielle dives deep into her teachings on how to run a successful and abundant business. Gabrielle helps you become unapologetic about your earning capacity and provides you with a concrete pathway to make money in your field. In this module you will learn from one of the world’s leading online marketers, Derek Halpern, on how to turn your ideas into a digital course. This module will give you a quantum shift around your finances and raise your self-worth so that you can raise your net-worth!

Module 6: How to Manifest Media for Your Message.

Gabrielle spent the first five years of her career running a successful PR business. In this module you will experience her passion for publicity mixed with her spiritual faith. You will learn how to create a movement with your message, turn your blog into a business, and massively grow your online following.

Module 7: Be a Public Speaker & Author.

This module will give you the confidence to own your story as a speaker and author. Gabrielle shares how she became a New York Times bestselling author and international speaker. In this module she gives you step-by-step guidance on how to publish a book and share your story through public speaking. The tools in this module can be applied to any writing or speaking platform.

Module 8: How to Turn Your Vision into your Reality.

In this final module Gabrielle shares guidance on the next steps after the training. This final module is what kicks your practice into high gear and gets you into action.


Gabby held a Q & A call last night and had hundreds of people show up for it. If you’d like to listen in, you’ll find it here.

 I’m holding space for you to dive into this truly transformational experience with me! Sign up here and together we’ll witness your dreams come to reality!

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*Bonuses released after purchase confirmation