People often ask about the best decision, but we think it’s also very enlightening to learn about people’s most difficult decisions and the frameworks they used to think through those decisions.

Jessica Parpart | Herbalist & Educator

To date, the most difficult decision I’ve had to make was resigning from my teaching job. My first job as a 16 year old was a caregiver at a daycare/preschool program and I continued that job throughout college, so my work has always been with children. Read more>>

Niki Baldwin | Wedding & Couple Photographer

Putting my photography business on hold to focus on my family was definitely a difficult decision. After getting married, I worked full time and started a photography business. It was awesome to see my photography taking off! I was booking sessions and weddings while putting my husband through school; eventually becoming a mom to our daughter in 2012. After awhile I felt that I needed to put my photography business on hold and focus on my family. Read more>>

Hilary Wilson | Artist & Designer

It was most definitely choosing to leave my job and life in Copenhagen, Denmark to return home to my family in the U.S. and start my art business. Prior to being an art entrepreneur, I worked in international education with American students, and I took a job in Copenhagen where I lived for two and a half years. Read more>>

Michelle Kim | Co-Founder of heARTS and Crafts & heARTS and crafts

One of the most difficult decision I had to make was to forgive myself and let go of the past. I’ve experienced trauma not only in my childhood but also several years back that held me back from living my life in peace. Read more>>