Lights, Camera, Action!: An 80s Mom's Quest for Reinvention

The shortest story with six chapters: Que the movie references...

6/7/20232 min read

Introduction: I am the leading lady, a mom extraordinaire, finding myself turning 40, a pivotal age to rediscover and rewrite my story.

Chapter 1: The Breakfast Club of Fortyhood.

Determined to break free from routine as chauffeur, chef, and household superhero, I rebel against the mundane and set out on an epic quest to discover my own unique niche.

Chapter 2: Conquering the Cliffs of Insanity

I am searching for an authentic course that will teach me online marketing, the real way. Not the “get rich quick way.” Just like Westly in The Princess Bride, I need to navigate the treacherous realms of online courses about marketing, social media, and visibility.

Chapter 3: Back to the Future of Career Change

Armed with the spirit of Marty McFly and Doc Brown, I am becoming a time-traveling mom venturing into uncharted territory. I am facing, and will continue to face, many obstacles and setbacks that threaten to derail her plans. But with a DeLorean-like determination, I must make my obstacles into stepping stones, knowing that my destination lies just beyond the bend in the space-time continuum.

Chapter 4: Wax on, Wax off, success waits

Inspired by the iconic training montages of The Karate Kid, I unleash my inner warrior. I become a student once again, and enroll in masterclasses, learning new skills. With each day, I grow stronger, more focused, and ready to kick any challenges that stand in my way.

Chapter 5: Raiders of the Lost Career

Just like Indiana Jones, I set off on a perilous quest to unearth an email list. Though I am happy in the classroom, I want more for myself. So, I bravely explore new industries, delving into uncharted territories, and uncover hidden gems of opportunities with copywriting and affiliate marketing.

Chapter 6: The Goonies Never Say Die!

Channeling in the indomitable spirit of "The Goonies," I seek the greatest treasure of a harmonious balance between enjoying work and enjoying my freedom. So, I forge ahead, overcoming challenges, and proving that a little bit of '80s movie magic can make anything possible.

Conclusion: Life is an adventure to be written, and as the credits roll, I am ready for the sequel.