You want to know what I think? I think too many of youare trying too hard, doing too much and not achievingwhat you really want anyway. You are not achievingbecause there are too many things in the way: unnecessary obligations at work, at home, with friends.

You can burn out by trying too hard to hold on to toomuch information. You alter the way you live your lifeto accommodate others’ needs before your own. Holdingon too hard will wear you out.

In order to live your life instead of someone else’s you have to reinvent the way you live it.

You can reinvent your life. You can transform your life from what you have been to what you desire.

Transformation will allow you to be who you want to be.

Transformation will alter your outlook on yourself and others.

Transformation will help make all things possible.

Just know that you can reinvent the way you live yourlife now and create the life you really want.

All You Have To Do

All you have to do is practice The Three Steps once aday, once a week, or once a month; just do it.

You have already taken the first step, you have decided to take back your life. What follows is asequence that can strengthen your intention.

First, you stop what no longer works in order to makeroom to create what you want.

Second, you start to take care of yourself in a way you have never done before.

Third, you create your desire, what is most importantto you and then, your fulfilling life.

I am confident this book will help in providing direction,vision, clarity and focus.

Just follow the directions and see what happens.

What do you need?

All you need is the willingness to take time and make yourself the priority in your life.

So, go out and get a notebook and label it your Lighting Your Path! Journal, grab a pen and let’s get going.

You are not alone – I am right here.


What are the Red Lights in your life?What is Stopping you?


1.You find yourself too tired to get out of bed.

2.You find yourself drinking loads of coffee just to get going in the morning.

3.You find yourself angry with everyone – a lot.

4.The idea of you having any fun and relaxation makes you laugh hysterically.

5.You are gaining weight.

6.You are losing weight.

7.You start the day unhappy and depressed.

8.You find yourself complaining all the time.

9.Your kids walk quietly around the house- a new thing.

10.Your spouse/partner is in hiding.

11.Your children, friends and peers are avoiding you.

12.You take care of others instead of yourself.


It’s time to take out your Lighting Your Path! Journal and start making a list of your RED LIGHTS.

This book is not a one-size-fits all.

But, it could be!

If any part of this book works for you, follow the THREE STEPS to create your life the way you want.

Remember, in order to reinvent yourself, in order to create the life you want, you need to get rid of whatyou don’t want, what doesn’t work for you, in order tocreate the space to do what sparks your spirit.

Copyright 2011

Author's Bio: 

JJoanne Victoria, co-founder of Gemma & Bixley and a Professional Business Intuitive, has been a business practitioner for over 25 years as a Real Estate Broker/Owner, CFO of an investment company, CFO and Sales & Marketing Director of a home-building company and CEO of her former business, New Directions. Joanne provides insights into Big Picture outcomes for clients and offers action steps essential to make dreams come alive.

Victoria guided numerous organizations from insecure financial circumstances to increased levels of success.

Joanne is the author of 5 books including: Vision With a Capital V- Create the Business of Your Dreams, Lighting Your Path-How To Create the Life You Want, How To Achieve Your Dream Business and Pushy For a Moment-Instant Solutions to Everyday Challenges.

Joanne’s observations on what people can do to succeed have been reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, national Business Journals, Success Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Marie Claire magazine and national television and radio programs.

Joanne‘s ability to see the big picture allows her to leap over logic presented by circumstances and individuals. Joanne’s philosophy cultivates methods for identifying commanding life choices, then trusting those choices to promote growth.

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“Joanne is not afraid of the truth and provides information in an open way, inviting you to choose what works for yourself. She is clear and motivated to help people pursue personal excellence and higher power.” -P. Roseanne Hughes, VP, First Bank and Trust

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