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Mar 01

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Tuition PAID

Tonight our guest post comes from Ashley Karr.  I spent a little time wandering around her site this evening and I really like the work that she’s doing.  Here’s a story about how she got there:

Ashley Karr

“I was a month away from completing my master’s degree and very low on cash. My web-based business was not as successful as I had hoped, and so I was job hunting – trying to find something to pay the bills when my graduate teaching position expired upon graduation and I was left with a few dollars in affiliate marketing commission per month from my site. In one of my searches, I stumbled upon information about a wellness coaching certification through a company called Wellcoach. The certification was right up my alley, would make me more competitive in the job market, and lend itself nicely to my web-based business model. However, the tuition was $1,000. Where was I going to get the money?

I said a prayer, saying that if I was meant to get this certificate, the money would present itself before the deadline. What happened next still makes me chuckle. Two days later, I received an email from financial aid stating that I had been awarded a scholarship for $4,000. $3,000 was going to my tuition, and I had been cut a check for $1,000. By that evening, I had deposited the check and paid the tuition for my wellness coaching certificate. The rest is history!”

Ashley Karr is a research psychologist and wellness coach (hallelujah! What a great story!) She has worked with organizations such as Patagonia, UCLA, and Agnes Scott College; she has appeared in Elle, Shape, and Cosmo; and has published a number of writings on physical and mental health, including contributions to an organizational health textbook by Oxford University Press. You can find her at www.AshleyWellnessCoaching.com.

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About the author

Leah Carey

Leah Carey is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, where she writes about the large and small miracles that happen in her life every day. She is a life coach, speaker, journalist, freelance writer, and lover of life. In all of those pursuits, she works with people to identify what’s already right in your life so you can build an even more joyful and fulfilling daily experience from that foundation. You can find her on Facebook, , Twitter, and YouTube.

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