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Women Who Went for It! is a bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Career Change Agent, Sara McArdle. The show features inspiring chats with successful industry changers who share how they found the clarity, courage and motivation to step into a deeper vocation and a life of meaning and fulfillment. We hope you'll see just how many before you have GONE for it—and they're eternally grateful that they took the risk!

Mar 17, 2019

Women Who Went for It Podcast Guest: Natalie Walstein
In this episode, Sara talks with Natalie Walstein about her move from graphic design into career astrology. Natalie shares what astrology revealed about her deeper life's work; her process for making the transition from one business into another; and she assures us that, deep down, we all have a inkling about what we were born to do. Today, Natalie owns Soulshine Astrology, where she blends ancient astrological guidance with modern, down-to-earth career coaching to help her clients discover their true calling.
Want to make your own career change? Download Sara's Seven Cs of Successful Career Change Chart.
Sara and Natalie Discuss:
  • Sara finding Natalie on Spirit Guides Radio
  • What Sara loves about astrology
  • Natalie always knowing she wanted to do graphic design
  • Studying communication design in Vancouver
  • Starting her own design business and designing for female entrepreneurs
  • Falling out of love with her work
  • Moving to Hawaii and falling in love with the night sky there
  • Being asked (3x in one month!) to design moon trackers
  • Looking at her astrology chart
  • Not realizing that astrology and intuitive careers were a "thing"
  • Taking an 8-day intensive masterclass astrology intensive
  • Experiencing a spiritual awakening
  • Reading charts for friends, family and a handful of first clients
  • How she helps others get in tune with what they were meant to do
  • The complex layers of astrology
  • People looking outside themselves instead of within
  • Fears that keep us from living into our full potential
  • How previous career skills and experiences build us up to something bigger
  • How Natalie built her business
  • The financial struggles that she experienced along the way
  • The importance of perseverance
  • Natalie's initial fears about becoming an astrologer
  • Learning how to talk to different audiences
  • Gaining confidence and a strong sense of self
  • How Natalie's chart reveals that she's doing her Cosmic Calling
  • What "career" means to her
  • Natalie's business astrology readings
  • How astrology confirms what you already know about yourself and your business
  • Resource Natalie recommends: astrology books by April Elliott Kent
  • Natalie writing her own book about career astrology
  • How astrology is a science
  • Natalie's advice for people who think it's too late to make a career change
  • ...and more!
Natalie's Full Bio:
As a Career Astrologer at Soulshine Astrology, Natalie Walstein blends ancient astrological guidance with modern, down-to-earth career coaching to help you discover your true calling while also backing it up with practical steps to move forward and make it happen through 1-on-1 sessions, forecasts, horoscopes, a weekly podcast, and more.
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Phone: 503.893.2043
Want to make your own career change?
Download Sara's Seven Cs of Successful Career Change Chart.