Are you stuck in a job you hate? Do you feel your life lacks meaning or real purpose? Do you dream about leaving it all behind to pursue your passion but worry you're too old or not educated enough to start over?
Several years ago I was a successful art director working at one of the largest ad agencies in the world. My doctor diagnosed me with clinical depression, which resulted in what I call a quarter-life crisis. The path I was on was no longer fulfilling, so I left it all behind to become a writer and life coach.
Since 2010, I’ve penned three books and been named one of the 100 Women to Watch in Wellness by mbg. My story is evidence that the life you've always wanted is possible as long as there is air in your lungs.
Here are five more women whose second-act success proves it’s never too late to live your dreams.