Twists and Turns in the Game of Life

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(Photo: Nancy Lamens)

Things don’t always go as planned in our lives. When we are younger, we have plans for our future and we know exactly how we’d like it to go – what career we’ll pursue, when we’d like to have a family, where we may want to live… yet unexpected twists and turns happen in life and we have to find the motivation and resilience to get through even the biggest challenges and carry on.

Enjoying the ride is the key – living in the present and appreciating every day we have. If you’ve ever driven the Road to Hana in Maui, Hawaii, you’ll understand what they mean when they say “it’s about the journey – not the destination.” The same goes for our own lives.

Don’t be in such a hurry to achieve your goals that you don’t revel in the joys of each day.

This week, local realtor Nancy Lamens talks about her own journey through the “Game of Life” and overcoming unexpected challenges. CLICK HERE to read more.

Blog post written by Beth Gitlin, Women’s Business Center

The original article of The Edge, written by Nancy Lamens, appeared in FLORIDA TODAY on June 17, 2014. The Edge: Life has more twists than board game of same name

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Reneé Couperthwaite is the Employer Relations Coordinator for Career Management Services. She started with Florida Tech in 2008 at the Women’s Business Center (later renamed weVENTURE), managing the training programs, marketing efforts, and corporate events. She then moved on to Career Management Services to assist Florida Tech students and alumni reach their career goals through employer networking events. She is very driven by the success of others and is enthusiastic about helping people. Reneé earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing at Florida Institute of Technology in May 2015.

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