The journey of Unlocking My Best Life

I was spending the hot Texas summer days having fun in the pool with my two girls. I had accepted a generous severance package from my executive management position. I was so excited to be trying out this “full-time mom” gig - I would really enjoy this time and decide on my new career path.

Or at least that was my plan…             

Five years later, I was overwhelmed, overweight, and feeling stuck. My career was indefinitely on hold, we moved to a new city, I had two kids in school, two babies at home and I still did a smidge of business consulting on the side. I had experienced personal losses, and my marriage was so hard.

I remember the month that all four kids and I were plagued with recurring bouts of strep throat. All I wanted was an elusive hot shower and a good long sleep. 

I adored my kids but, but I was losing myself while taking care of everyone else. 

One day, a friend asked if I wanted to join a fitness bootcamp. While I really wanted to, I could not justify the cost, but I knew this would change my life for the better. 

So, instead of remaining a victim of circumstances, I decided to take back control of my life. I got certified and built my fitness and coaching businesses. I was hand crafting my life with purpose and it felt amazing! 

 When it seemed I was most fulfilled, life knocked me down hard in 2015.

I had a major surgery resulting in 9 months of healing and recovery.
Troubles in my marriage escalated to separation.  
My kids’ needs were growing, and my businesses were not. 
My overall well-being was in serious jeopardy. 

One day, I literally fell into a puddle of spilled paint in my bedroom. I laid there for at least an hour crying and disappointed about the state of my life.

In this moment, I committed to change my life for good.

I decided that circumstances and other people would no longer hold me back.  Since that day, I have been on the incredible journey of unlocking my best self and my best life, despite life’s inevitable challenges and suffering.

Now, I can honestly say…
I have joy living my truth, as my authentic best self.
I have fulfillment living my purpose, on purpose every day.
I have freedom from living a well-integrated life, by design.
I am unlocking my best life daily, despite life’s inevitable challenges.

My enormous ‘aha’ moment was realizing that finding my best self and living my truth and my purpose is not selfish. It is the only way to keep unlocking my best life and better serve those I care about the most.

I want this for you.💜

Spoiler alert!  Unlocking my best life DOES NOT mean I have a perfect life now...

Over the past five years, my children have experienced serious ongoing mental health challenges and medical issues requiring my greatest vigilance. I have navigated the very painful and long process of ending my 29-year marriage during the pandemic. Like everyone, we have been adapting to the uncertain concerns of COVID and ongoing world tensions. 

Because I am living as my authentic best self

  • I have better boundaries to extend and receive love.
  • I advocate for my children, without losing myself in the challenges. 
  • I reject the fear, shame and guilt that have held me back in business & life.
  • I more confidently serve and love my family, my clients and myself.
  • I am coaching entrepreneur & leaders to make their impact in the world.
  • I am living with purpose, on purpose every day.

I am growing my influence and making the impact God called me to in the world, despite the trials. This is the journey of unlocking your best life that brings true joy, fulfillment, and freedom daily. 

I want this for you. 💜

So, how do you start this journey of unlocking YOUR best life?

10 KEY Steps will bring you the clarity for each next right step on your journey:

  1. DECIDE to take 100% responsibility for your thoughts, feelings, actions.
  2. COMMIT to the journey of unlocking your best life daily.
  3. FIND your truth and be your authentic best self.
  4. CLARIFY your calling and purposes you are created for.
  5. DESIGN the vision for your well-integrated best life.
  6. PLAN your time, energy, and resources to move toward specific goals.
  7. GROW your connections and mastery of knowledge, skills & resources.
  8. PERFORM to achieve your goals and increase your influence & impact.
  9. OPTIMIZE to keep unlocking your joy, fulfillment & freedom daily.
  10. ENJOY each day with intention, purpose and presence.

With each step, you will keep unlocking the thoughts, feelings, and actions to get to the next right step.

In reality, the journey to our best life is not one most people choose to take.

Most people live on autopilot or as a victim to their circumstances, without choosing to pursue better for themselves. 

Maybe you feel a bit lost...

  • Does life seem overwhelming more often than not? 
  • Are you disappointed and know there must be more for your life? 
  • Do you feel stuck in indecision or fear of making the wrong choices?

The only way you can move forward is to DECIDE to get unstuck once and for all.  Each of the 10 KEY steps will take you on the journey to find your authentic best self, and live a life of purpose, on purpose.

I promise it is within reach and is the most unselfish way to serve those you love the most and make your unique impact in the world.

In my work, I am humbled and honored to coach others on the next steps forward to better in their life and their work.  I am a busy single Momma of 4, a Grammy of 2, an entrepreneur, a leader and a woman of faith. I know that unlocking joy, fulfillment and freedom requires great commitment daily.  

You are worth it 💜

True joy, fulfillment and freedom comes from living with purpose, on purpose, every day.  I genuinely believe that everyone has the choice to own their unique story and make their unique impact to make in the world.

- Always with HUGS, Tammy

Do YOU want more joy, fulfillment, and freedom in your life?

I would love for you to JOIN me in my FREE  Unlocking Your Best Life Group community on Facebook. I share teaching on #tuesdaywithtammy LIVE and daily motivation or challenges.

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 FYI -  I am honored to coach and support diverse populations of persons ready for the next level in business and life.  My FB community is not specifically faith based.  My client work is not exclusively for people that share my faith.  My values are rooted Christian beliefs, you will see how my faith is part of my truth.  

My personal prayer for each person reading this is...  

Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” Ephesians 3:20

“The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” John 10:10 

To God be the glory, every day!  

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