As A Woman I Would Like To Write About Career
Opportunities And What Is Out The For You
Author: Alison Johnston
I left school and went to University to study nursing, not that I desperately wanted to be a nurse, I kind of fell into it because I didn't know
what else to do, that took 3 years.I graduated and practiced for 12 months before studying for my degree which took a further 2 years. I
then wanted to travel overseas, like so many women in their 20's, 30's, 40's 50's etc etc etc. I realized my dream and traveled overseas
and also completed my Degree in Midwifery in the e United Kingdom, that took a further 18 months. I then met my now husband, married
and have had 2 beautiful children. We have moved country, state, city and town, always practicing as a midwife, when I haven't been on
However, I fell into nursing, in many ways thankfully, but, it has always left a burning question of what else is out there, what else could
have I done? When you do not know where else to go or where to search, it is frustrating, confusing and debilitating to say the least. I
have grown, in so many ways, as a wife, mother and person, but life experience brings to the table an indescribable maturity, and for me
frustration. I have desired more from my career but have been unsure and confused and lacked confidence which way to turn, and at
times extremely frustrated as to which direction I must and can take.
I even sought career counseling and was told I should be a nurse because of my compassion and ability to relate to other people, but I
knew there was more I could achieve and wanted to achieve with these skills which meant I wouldn't be working night duty and
As women we dedicate so much of our lives to giving- to our husbands and children, and always leaving ourselves and our needs to last.
It is OK to be selfish and want more for yourself which in turn gives to all who you love.
Women can be anything they choose to be in the world. Its not what you are that holds you back, it's what you think you a