It’s funny how life works. Last year when I first launched this site, I thought it would change my life. Live and help live would be a place people could go and find helpful and inspiring posts that were relatable. So half of that kind of happened, my life changed. I got a new role at work, which kept me super busy. My life in NYC had become so hectic. My new role at work took over my life and my work-life balance was in shambles. I was no longer meditating; I was always tired, barely saw my daughter, and had no time for family and friends.
All of these things made me so unhappy. I was stressed, miserable, and very (verrryy) irritable. I was taking it out on all the people I loved and I knew it, but I couldn’t stop. My bf and I were constantly fighting now (we never used to fight) for the most stupid reasons. I was just so angry. I even ruined our New Year’s Eve. It was bad. And then it happened..
Not sure if I ever mentioned it before, but I was in a long distance relationship. My bf lived in LA and I lived in the NYC area. I was born and raised in Jersey and I am sooooo close to my family. I knew however that if I wanted my relationship to work I would have to move. After all I desperately needed a change. I was dying for things to be easier. I wanted to pick up my daughter at a reasonable time after school, I wanted an easier commute, and overall I wanted to slow down.
I got notice from a friend that a company in LA was hiring and told me to apply. Mind you I had been applying for jobs in LA like crazy last year, but stopped because I began to feel discouraged. So I applied and for some reason I can’t explain, I knew I was going to get it. I knew it was my time. I got the job and about 7 months later here I am, living in LA with my daughter, and awesome boyfriend.
I’ll keep on documenting as I go, at least I plan to. So much has already happened and while my lifestyle has become an easier one I still miss home so much, but I’ll save that for a later post.