Anke grew up in East Germany where life was all mapped out .. go to school, study, get a job, get married, go on holiday, retire, die. Safe, predictable, boring as hell, a waste of precious creative life energy. To her, living like that felt as wrong as throwing away fresh food, cutting a bird’s wings or keeping a wild animal in a circus.
She didn’t want a slow, safe train ride, she wanted a roller coaster. She wanted to get to the end of her life knowing she’d squeezed the last bit of juice out of it.
Anke got out of East Germany before the wall came down and did lots of other things commonly considered difficult – changing careers (every time she hated Mondays) or moving to different countries. In 2004 she quit her IT job in the UK, moved to Spain and started her own sewing business, with nothing more than plenty of enthusiasm and a passion for sewing.
Today she is a transformative coach supporting those who want to live and work how THEY want, who feel there is more to life than just going through the 9 to 5 motions, who don’t want to “go with their music still inside”, helping them take the struggle out of following their heart. Anke’s biggest challenge was dealing with demanding clients, or so she thought ..