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Switch It Up! Advice From People Who’ve Changed Their Careers (PHOTOS)  was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. Andrea On Concrete Loop: “I accomplished everything I wanted to accomplish in the 6 months that I was there. I realized in that time that I love interviewing people. Specifically musicians. I was there and I was trying to think of all the artists I wanted to interview and I did it.”

Andrea On Concrete Loop: “I accomplished everything I wanted to accomplish in the 6 months that I was there. I realized in that time that I love interviewing people. Specifically musicians. I was there and I was trying to think of all the artists I wanted to interview and I did it.”

2. On Jumping Careers: “I was in fashion first. I studied the music industry & fashion in school, so it’s cool to me that at this point in my life that’s making sense. I’m in those worlds inadvertently. What I really wanted to do was work for a label…and the dream of working for your own label, right?!”

On Jumping Careers: “I was in fashion first. I studied the music industry & fashion in school, so it’s cool to me that at this point in my life that’s making sense. I’m in those worlds inadvertently. What I really wanted to do was work for a label…and the dream of working for your own label, right?!”

3. On Putting Your Pride Aside: “I know I’m strong. I’m aware of that. I know I’m brave and I’m able. And when I’m not, I’m also aware of that and in those moments I do ask for help. There’s no way I’d be here today without help, without someone looking out.”

On Putting Your Pride Aside: “I know I’m strong. I’m aware of that. I know I’m brave and I’m able. And when I’m not, I’m also aware of that and in those moments I do ask for help. There’s no way I’d be here today without help, without someone looking out.”

4. On Self Awareness: “I’m a new person for lots of loss in a short amount of time. I am who I am today because I lost all those jobs and many family members between 2012 and now. People ask me if i’m making a living, I’m like, ‘No, but I’m happy doing what I’m doing, so yeah.'”

On Self Awareness: “I’m a new person for lots of loss in a short amount of time. I am who I am today because I lost all those jobs and many family members between 2012 and now. People ask me if i’m making a living, I’m like, ‘No, but I’m happy doing what I’m doing, so yeah.'”

5. Hollis On Teaching Yoga At 48: “I can get my leg behind my head, I can do backbends, I can do all kinds of things I used to think people at my age couldn’t do. Only because I stopped holding on to what people’s expectations of me should be.”

Hollis On Teaching Yoga At 48: “I can get my leg behind my head, I can do backbends, I can do all kinds of things I used to think people at my age couldn’t do. Only because I stopped holding on to what people’s expectations of me should be.”

6. On Loving Yoga: “Your breath is the only thing that stays with you your entire life, nothing else does. When you start to honor your breath, you’ll honor yourself. Watch what will happen.”

On Loving Yoga: “Your breath is the only thing that stays with you your entire life, nothing else does. When you start to honor your breath, you’ll honor yourself. Watch what will happen.”

7. On Finding Your Calling: “It’s easier to conform your career around your lifestyle than it is to have your lifestyle conformed around your career. It’s hard in the beginning, but the things that you truly love and actively go after, it won’t be work.”

On Finding Your Calling: “It’s easier to conform your career around your lifestyle than it is to have your lifestyle conformed around your career. It’s hard in the beginning, but the things that you truly love and actively go after, it won’t be work.”

8. On Having Multiple Goals: “You may have a goal, but sometimes you may need to release when you’re in the middle of doing what you need to do because if you’re so fixated on one thing, you might miss that avenue or the beauty or those other things that are just waiting there for you to touch it.”

On Having Multiple Goals: “You may have a goal, but sometimes you may need to release when you’re in the middle of doing what you need to do because if you’re so fixated on one thing, you might miss that avenue or the beauty or those other things that are just waiting there for you to touch it.”