Hey Queen, welcome to The Queen Life!
I’m Bernadette, a 30-something wife on a journey to shine my light brightly in the world and inspire other women to do the same.
If you knew me as a kid or even a few years ago, you’d be utterly shocked that I chose a hobby (The Queen Life) that places me in center stage.
Why? I was suuuper uncomfortable in my own skin for MOST of my life – I never felt good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, talented enough…the list goes on.
I always excelled in school, got a full scholarship to college, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and had international work experience at one of Barcelona’s most prominent software marketing companies, all by the age of 20. Then I worked for Google, one of the most competitive companies in the world and was earning over $98,000 by the age of 23.
My story is one of personal struggle…
With all of my accomplishments, I could never escape the feeling that I wasn’t enough.
I knew that I was only operating at maybe 10% of my potential. My own fear was holding me back from really living out loud – from discovering, owning, and accepting me. I felt trapped, unfulfilled, and alone.
Not to mention, I hated ev-e-ry job I had after college. More specifically, I hated that someone else owned my time and that I didn’t have freedom (time or money) to do the things that mattered to me.
I’ve always known that I didn’t want to spend my life trapped in a cubicle working on things that didn’t connect me to a sense of purpose.
The problem was that I didn’t know how to escape that reality, and I didn’t have the faith that I could.
Sometime in the midst of my chaos (between disliking myself and feeling trapped in my career), I got serious about building my relationship with God.
There’s sooo much I can (and eventually will) say about that process, but for now I’ll say this… That process was when I started redefining my self-image based on HIS image of me. This journey was (and at times still is) one of the most difficult things I’ve ever been through. It’s also the time during which I started discovering my passion and my purpose.
What I want for YOU and for ME… Personal and Financial FREEDOM
Here’s the journey I’m on:
?Reminding you (and myself) that in this moment (and every moment), you are enough. YOU. ARE. ENOUGH. No matter who you are, where you are in your life, what you have or don’t have, what you’ve done, etc. – God can start transforming your life TODAY. I believe that if you desire True Freedom, the answer is in Christ. If you struggle with insecurity and feelings of inferiority, there’s freedom to discover, embrace, and enjoy your identity in Christ.
?Trusting God to show me how to create more freedom (time & money) in my life, & sharing those lessons with you.
So, The Queen Life is my little corner of the web where I can encourage you to discover your true identity in Christ and share the lessons I’m learning on how to create personal and financial freedom.
Essentially we’re taking our relationship with God, ourselves, our family, and our finances to the next level.
By no means have I arrived at a final destination. I, like all of us, am still a work in progress.
But, I’m learning how to shine my light brightly and I’m excited to do that together with other queens like you!
Let’s connect sis…
Thanks for stopping by! And may you continue to live a bold life overflowing with passion and purpose.
The Queen Life