Make These Promises to Unleash the 10 Forces Within You
A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
The bolder your promises, the richer your bounty.
VICKIE L. MILAZZO
I discovered the 5 Promises in 1982 when I faced the reality that I was unhappy with the direction my life was taking. It wasn't easy after putting hard work into becoming a registered nurse (RN), earning my bachelor's and master's degrees and working 6 years in the hospital, to find I was extremely disappointed by my career choice.
I'd gone in wide-eyed, thinking I'd have fun and make a real difference, cure people, help people to be healthier and, in my grandest ambition, even improve the state of healthcare, only to bump up against the reality that no matter how hard I worked, my efforts would never make a dent, much less an impact.
I was too mouthy and opinionated for an institutionalized system that only rewarded me when I kept my opinions to myself. I was also moving far too slowly toward financial success, having to work overtime just to pay the mortgage on my 1,100-square-foot condo and I was forgetting what it ...