The Succulent Wife

“This Is Not The Career I Ordered”

9 January 2011

By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor

I became a Social Worker right after I graduated from University.  When my husband was first transferred to the States, I had lots of time one my hands so I decided to try yoga. After my first yoga class I was hooked and became immersed in the yoga community to a point where I was offered a job and soon worked my way up to a senior position at a large yoga company that has studios in New York, Los Angeles and Orange County. After my two youngest were born, my career path took another unexpected turn and I was offered an editor’s position for TheSucculentWife. I have enjoyed all three careers and feel blessed that I have found three very different career paths that suited who I was at that particular time of my life.

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