6 - How a public school teacher's yearlong sabbatical forged a new path to align with her inner truth, with Heidi Stark
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After earning her degree in education, Heidi spent years teaching in the public school system. But while she was living out the only career she thought she ever wanted, an internal struggle was brewing deep inside to leave her chosen career. Learn how Heidi was able to overcome her fears and forge her own path that is aligned with her truth and passion.

Heidi Stark

Heidi created her own company called HJ Stark Wellness & Consulting in April 2019, and currently works with schools, businesses, and nonprofits in the areas of mindfulness, yoga, meditation and stress reduction. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s & Master's Degrees in Education and was a public school teacher for many years prior to starting her own company last year. In 2017, she became a registered yoga teacher and is currently pursuing her RYT 500 (certification received after completing 500 hours of training modules from a registered yoga school).

Heidi has advanced trainings in the areas of children and family yoga as well as intensives in yoga for those with Autism, ADHD and differently-abled.  Her trainings have also included extensive coursework in mindfulness and meditation as well as trauma-informed practices. When she isn't teaching yoga or facilitating trainings, she spends time with her family and friends up at Little Long Lake in NE Indiana.

Facebook: H.J. Stark Wellness and Consulting
Website: H. J. Stark Wellness and Consulting

You'll Learn

  • How to manage situations or jobs that you are unhappy with
  • How health problems could be a result of an unhappy career
  • How to create your own sabbatical from your job
  • How to overcome your fear of identity that is wrapped into a career
  • What fears you go through when leaving your job
  • How avoiding fear will show up in an ugly way if you do not face it now
  • Why fear of staying in an unhappy job is greater than fear of taking a leap to a new career
  • What happens to your happiness during time away from your unhappy job
  • Why yoga is for everyone and an effective mind-body connection
  • How to forge a new path, become an entrepreneur and build a new business
  • How to identify a customer need and create new product offerings
  • How to leverage mental and emotional tools when facing fears
  • How to align with your inner truth


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