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HERE’S HOW I BOSSED UP…
I was trying to be everything to everyone (except myself) and I was failing! While trying to please everyone, I wasn’t focusing on those who needed it most: my family and ME.
On the outside, I looked like a fun-loving, successful, go-getter who had her life in order. I was well-respected in my community and career, I had two awesome kids, and I had a husband who loved and supported me. But on the inside, it looked completely different.
As I struggled with finding balance, my weight got out of control. As my weight increased, everything else in my life suffered even more. I was depressed, ashamed of my body, had zero self-worth, and my confidence… let’s just say that it was gone.
My health and my self-care took a nosedive… I felt like my life was spiraling out of control.
I had a BIG life changing moment (thank goodness) while I was stationed in Germany with my family. That ah-ha moment sparked something inside me and pushed me to become a better version of myself. One pound at a time, I began to lose the unwanted weight and slowly took back my life.
Three years later I found myself in a similar situation… but instead of my health it was my marriage.
That awesome career I had? It was eating me alive!
My Ah-mazing kids hardly ever saw their mama and when they did, I was super-stressed and not really present.
The husband who loved and supported me? I’d neglected our marriage for so long that we had drifted apart and lost all connection.
I was taking on even more at my job to distract myself from what I knew were major problems. I had become a full-blown workaholic.
I became so consumed with hitting career goals, supporting my community and attending social gatherings, that I lost sight of what was once so incredibly important to me.
In January of 2018 I had another ah-ha life changing experience. I was coaching clients part-time, attending school to become a certified Life, Health and Master Coach, working as the Marketing and HR Director for a local body shop, all while trying to still be the best mom and wife for my family and continue taking care of my health and well-being.
… That’s when I hit burnout and said something has to give!
During a coaching session with my Life Coach, I realized two major things:
First… that my passion for helping other stressed out career-focused mamas was way more important than my corporate career. So, I decided to give my two weeks notice…which ended up being 8 weeks. But who’s counting?
Second… that my marriage was over and that I needed to ask my husband for a divorce. Scary? Hell YES! But at the end of the day I had to follow my heart.
As you can tell, 2019 was huge for me. I left my corporate career to start a brand new coaching practice. I asked my husband for a divorce and moved into a tiny 3-bedroom apartment. And the cherry on top of that awesome bowl of ice cream? I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in August. Don’t worry, though! This all leads to a very happy ending.
I am excited to report that I have never been happier and more at peace than I am right now. For once in my life I feel balanced, loved, and my life is thriving.
I know that if I could get my crazy train-wreck of a life on track, I could help other frazzled mamas do the same.
I don’t want any of you to get to the place where I was. As a coach and Bossbabe, I am now living my purpose and I want to help you do the same.
Does my story resonate with you?
If you can relate to my story and you are ready to create habits that support you living your best life, let’s have a conversation today?
Certified Life, Health and MASTER Coach.
Speaker. Author. Boss Babe. Mother.
HOW THE 365 DAILY HUSTLE BEGAN…
“THE HUSTLE” was born from my own personal experiences, struggles and daily wins. To put it directly, I raised my standards and decided to HUSTLE for what I wanted in life.
I found myself frequently being approached by people who needed advice, accountability and support in regards to life’s biggest challenges. Conquering many of the personal challenges my client’s face through my own past experiences, gives me a unique perspective on how to help other’s overcome various roadblocks and live life to the fullest.
Conquering many of the personal challenges that my client’s face through my own past experiences, gave me a unique perspective on how to help other women overcome various roadblocks.
Driven by my love and passion for helping women create a better work-life balance, 365DailyHustle LLC was founded in June 2018.
As a Certified Life, Health, & Master Coach, I provide personalized coaching to help women achieve their best life!
MY DIRECT approach TO COACHING
I practice a holistic approach to coaching and look at how all areas in your life are connected, providing a plan of action for my clients.
the no bs rule
I remove the fluff and will kindly call you out if you are limiting yourself and help you create change on multiple levels. Clients agree to be “All IN” and acknowledge that what they put in, is exactly what they will get out of coaching.
Welcome to the judge free zone
Coaching with me is completely judgement-free, respectful and confidential. Believe me, I have heard it all! So, don’t worry, you can explore whatever you need to, and be assured that everything stays confidential.
Coaching time is all about YOU and doing what it takes to see you rise to the top.
The emotional roller coaster
You may laugh, cry, and feel all kinds of emotions during your sessions. However, I will teach you how to anchor your emotions and your WHY’S so that you can create consistent motivation.
As your coach, I will walk beside you every bit of the way. You will get lots done, but most importantly, you will learn, laugh and have fun while working towards your goals.
"Karissa is a passionate hard working boss babe Life Coach! I worked with Karissa multiple times and she helped me uncover REAL reasons I doubted myself and my abilities. She continues to encourage me to fight for my dreams and desires. Having Karissa in my life and as a coach is not only a blessing, but a privilege. She's an amazing friend, coach, mother, and soul. Thank you for always loving me, being there for me, and continuing to push me to strive for the greatness I know I have. You are amazing!"
– RIANA PACK
"You believed in my dreams of refurbishing furniture. You helped me see my natural talents could become my dream job and allow me to still be home with my kids!"
– JENN JORGENSEN