What studies did you do exactly?

What studies did you do exactly?
What studies did you do exactly?

You asked me what studies I did exactly and how to find the motivation, so here is my answer my friend my sister.

First I was always top of the class when I was at school, but not for the right reasons. I was a good pupil because I wanted to prove my value to others.

Second, I dropped off because I thought I was no good anymore at studying. I became a cashier in a frozen food store.

My life changed because of kind people around me. Never underestimate the impact you can have on another person’s life.

More about my story from self hate to self love in the book The Knot in the Spiral my friend my sister.

“This is the only thing I can do” #motivation

"This is the only thing I can do" #motivation Claire Samuel

She was forty and owned as many pairs of designer shoes. However, she was not fulfilled by her life. I was working in a law firm as junior lawyer and she was a senior one. She confided in me that she hated this job, which rendered her aggressive and brutal. Indeed, it was the impression she gave me when I worked with her. However, she meant so much more to me. When I sat for interviews before I was recruited, she was so warm-hearted. She had been touched by my situation, a single mother of two who went back to university to get a lawyer’s degree.

A few days before I quit this law firm, I entered her office, which she shared with a trainee, and admired the beautiful photographs on the wall. I inquired about these and she replied that they were photos she took herself. They were really stunning.

A few days afterwards, we were chatting about the profession and she affirmed: “Being a finance lawyer is the only thing I can do, I’m no good at anything else“.

When she left to another law firm, I wrote her a note saying: “You are far more powerful than you think you are“.