The following is a guest post by Kim Sedmak, Executive Producer of "Your Life Calling TODAY" with Jane Pauley. You can watch the Your Life Calling series here.
Sometimes a story comes along that is so powerful and impactful that all we can do is shake our heads in wonder at the feat. Today that story is about Jenny Bowen and her non-profit organization, Half the Sky Foundation.
Above, Sylvia Abrego-Araiza poses with Your Life Calling host Jane Pauley. Abrego-Araiza is now working as a drug and alcohol youth counselor in McAllen, Texas, after going back to school for an associate's degree in social work.
One resolution that many folks have every year is to stress less. While we all have our own ways of removing stress from our lives, some could take some advice from chocolatier Antoinette Little. (Is it just me or isn't that such a perfect name for a chocolatier?) In AARP's December feature of Your Life Calling, we profiled this woman's transition from lawyer to chocolate-maker, and how much "sweeter" it's made her life. Check it out and read more about her journey.
This month's Your Life Calling segment profiles the delicious reinvention of Antoinette Little, a former law firm administrator who opened a chocolate shop in Phillipsburg, NJ. Jane Pauley swung by the Today Show this morning to premiere the piece (and to give Meredith Vieira one of Antoinette's boxes of assorted truffles - yum!), and this afternoon she and Antoinette joined retirement expert Kerry Hannon in a live online chat. Little talked about her sweet new entrepreneurial life, and Hannon offered up extensive advise for those looking to find their dream job. Here are some highlights:
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