My name is Sandrine. Like some of you I am a mother, I have a full time job and enough extra-curricular activities to keep me busy most nights. I had a tough childhood, some tumultuous relationships and like most of you, I try my best to balance professional, personal and spiritual life. What sets me apart, however, is my passion and devotion to self-growth.

You see, four years ago, after my marriage ended, I realized that my life was revolving around taking care of everyone else but myself. I was burned out, stressed out and I had no idea who I was or what I wanted out of life. I felt like something very important was missing, like I was born to be so much more. But mostly, I felt alone.

I knew in my heart that I needed help from a higher power but I was resisting that notion greatly. Born and raised in the Roman Catholic faith, I had spent my childhood reluctantly attending mass and Sunday school all the while resenting the idea of a loving God that wasn’t there for me. But I was at the end of my rope, and if there was anyone out there willing to hear me out, I would give it a try.

I had no idea where to start but I wanted to be a better mother and I needed to find out who I was. With that in mind, I set my intentions. From that day on, I would take care of myself, give thanks for all the great things I already had and I would ask my Higher Self (I wasn’t comfortable calling it God quite yet) to show me the next steps.

My prayers were answered. Over the past four years, I have come across the right books at the right time, stumbled upon great websites and been introduced to powerful meditative practices when I needed them the most. My growth has been slow but steady and every time I feel discouraged, I am always reminded to focus on my intentions and ask for guidance.

Today I know who I am and what I want for myself. My lifestyle is streamlined to keep my stress level in check, my relationship with the children honors their needs and mine, and my daily practice has become a way of life that promotes a profound sense a peace. But most importantly, for the first time in my life I feel supported by the Universe every step of the way and my life is finally on purpose.

So, if like me you are ready to transform your life, take a deep breath, ask for guidance, set your intentions and be amazed.

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Author's Bio: 

Over the past 10 years, I have read countless self-help, motivational and inspirational books but it wasn't until I started meditating that it all fell into place.

Growth is an inevitable side effect of meditation. Once our thoughts settle down, inspiration, peace and curiosity emerge. We want to know who we really are, what we’re here for or maybe more simply, find a sense of balance, a way to make it all work.

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Much love: Sandrine