Hey there! My name is Michelle, and this year I find myself living in a small desert town in the literal middle of nowhere (2 hours from any city). Small town living has been an adventure and it’s given me the opportunity to focus on my creative projects which include writing here on Substack as well as my podcast, Build A Wealthy Spirit.
Engage with my work in these places:
Essays: my thoughts on living a meaningful life, critiques of social media, humor pieces on dating and how I’m left the corporate world for a two year sabbatical and started my journey as a creator
Build A Wealthy Spirit Podcast (Apple, Spotify, Google): 110+ episodes making personal finance and self development entertaining with my sister, Sammie
Twitter: my feelings on the life, growth and some stray thoughts
My first creative project started over two years ago with the Build A Wealthy Spirit podcast. My sister and I built a community of people who like us, felt they had checked all the boxes on the path to success (school, job, money) and then realized they still felt empty after “making it.” Now, we are sharing our journey to financial independence and exploring how money can be a tool for building a purposeful life.
In my spare time, I consume a lot of information including podcasts, self help audiobooks, articles and fiction books. I traveled a lot in the past decade and have had the opportunity to visit Europe, Africa and Asia. I have more places I want to explore and as I’m building stability as a creator, I’m started to think about my next big move!
In my past life, I worked for six years in software sales. As proof, my closet is still filled to the brim with tech swag. At the end of 2020, I left that world behind to pursue my creative projects and so far I’ve been happy with the decision. I do dabble a little with sales and enjoy exploring how those ideas apply to the creator world.
I enjoy writing here and hearing from my community so please feel free to leave a comment or shoot me an email when something resonates!
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Hi Michelle! A truly inspiring story. Also, I'll copy your "Start Here" post when more pieces of mine are published! :)