There Is a Way

“In 2010 I woke up!”

Sharon Bull -Inspirational Speaker/Writer/Poet
Photo credit – Nicky Armstrong

It was an extremely difficult time for me because I lost almost everything, including my life. But it’s in adverse times we grow and learn, even though we don’t see it at the time.

I lost my job as a top sales executive with a British brand leader, my company car, wardrobe of designer clothes and shoes, credit cards, my home and consequently my self-respect, because I placed all this material stuff above everything else. How I thought I needed to look and how I thought I needed to be in society had somehow become the focus of my life. Sadly, this self-centred approach of my this, my that, my body, my car and my promotion affects so many of us, galvanised by years of cleverly constructed marketing, engineered by banks and large corporate businesses to make huge profits.

What baffles me the most about this time, is how I couldn’t see that my constant bouts of severe depression, anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and debt – a consequence of my spending addiction, were all painting a completely different picture, and it wasn’t happiness!

I had listened to my ego far more than my heart, but yet in both body and soul I was always far more uplifted when the goals I set for myself, were in place to help make a difference for others.

'Womans Own' shoot Feb 2014 by Steve Hill www.stevehillphotograpy.net Taken at Holmebrook Valley Country Park, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.
Photo credit – Steve Hill

It hasn’t been easy to tell a story that has travelled across three decades and then just as I turned my first half century culminated into the most life changing experiences, however, I believed the best place to start was from the beginning, which is exactly what I did. Retracing my steps from childhood to where I am now has enabled me to see what was hidden for many years behind my own personal issues, whilst at the same time hopefully it will help many others to overcome their own particular hurdles. My deepest wish is for everyone who reads this book to be inspired enough to take action and realise while ever we have hope and love in our hearts, there will always be a way!

‘There Is a Way.’ out soon on Amazon Kindle, available for download and as a print copy too.
A book which shares much more than a life story!

Sharon Bull
www.acompassionatevoice.co.uk