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prettyhorses Thu 14-Jan-21 16:49:35

If you had to be really specific, what would your dream career be?

I have a fantasy of sitting in my plant room in my big glass house overlooking the beach on my laptop working while I help people to redesign their lives to get the perfect balance between lifestyle, finances, family, career etc. I couldn't think of anything more rewarding than making people feel so excited because they feel their dream life is a reality. I would have no idea how to go about this myself. Any pointers?

what would your dream career be?

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Tehmina23 Thu 14-Jan-21 17:12:24

I would really right now love to be an Animal Behaviourist for a rescue centre except my own home would end up resembling an animal sanctuary!!

Shmithecat2 Thu 14-Jan-21 17:14:56

Bed and breakfast proprietor.

Finfintytint Thu 14-Jan-21 17:16:57

For some strange reason, a window dresser for a swanky shop. I’m not remotely creative enough though grin

Nousernamesleftatall Thu 14-Jan-21 17:18:47

A writer

prettyhorses Thu 14-Jan-21 17:19:33

@Finfintytint I volunteered for a charity shop and redid their window display and we got so many more customers. It was so much fun!

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prettyhorses Thu 14-Jan-21 17:19:57

@Nousernamesleftatall what kind of writer?

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MillieEpple Thu 14-Jan-21 17:20:38

I'd like to design and make high end jewellery.

NotCornflakes Thu 14-Jan-21 17:22:30

I'd love to be a literary translator. I'm not remotely qualified but I think it would be a very interesting and creative job!

Finfintytint Thu 14-Jan-21 17:23:20

prettyhorses

*@Finfintytint* I volunteered for a charity shop and redid their window display and we got so many more customers. It was so much fun!

I think I overdosed on the Mannequin film in the eighties. grin

Elderflower14 Thu 14-Jan-21 17:23:27

Bruce Springsteens PA!! 🤣 🤣 🤣 ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

TheWashingMachine Thu 14-Jan-21 17:25:18

I would love to be a florist and also an auctioneer at Christie's or Sotheby's

SimonJT Thu 14-Jan-21 17:26:43

I had mine (rugby player), but I had to drop to a lower league as the pay is awful.

So I would like either the pay to be better or to be rich enough not to really need an income.

TheWashingMachine Thu 14-Jan-21 17:27:05

I would also love to be an amazing joiner for a brief period of my life and be competent enough to make myself a devol style kitchen.

speakout Thu 14-Jan-21 17:27:12

I love what I do.

Working in a creative field, from home, self employed, well paid.
Lots of time for yoga, forest walks, tea breaks.
Can't imagine doing anything else.

GypsyLee Thu 14-Jan-21 17:35:34

It's not really what others would consider a career as unlikely to make huge amounts, but you never know.

I read tarot, palms, tea leaves, herbal remedies, ancestral healing and counsel. I'm a gypsiologist and activist.
Through the cards I can help with relationships, business and work issues.

FitYeDaeinYeMadRadge Thu 14-Jan-21 17:41:34

Shark conservation or an international cheese taster.

umpteennamechanges Thu 14-Jan-21 17:46:54

I'm in mine now.

I help other women figure out what they want to do with their life and then make it a reality.

I get all kinds of jobs coming up. Most tend to go towards having different income streams (like a portfolio career).

Some examples:

- Ethical bee keeper and part time marketing consultant
- Swim school, mediator and magistrate
- Sales coach, coach for aspiring music artists and part time bid manager
- Hypnotherapist
- Antique dealer, crafter and part time marketing consultant for small, quirky, women led businesses
- Potter

NoGoodPunsLeft Thu 14-Jan-21 17:48:03

Working in a zoo, preferably with primates or big cats. If we win the lottery I'm packing my job in & going to twycross

umpteennamechanges Thu 14-Jan-21 17:50:09

GypsyLee

It's not really what others would consider a career as unlikely to make huge amounts, but you never know.

I read tarot, palms, tea leaves, herbal remedies, ancestral healing and counsel. I'm a gypsiologist and activist.
Through the cards I can help with relationships, business and work issues.



Do you have a website @GypsyLee?

Interested in ancestral healing at some point...

prettyhorses Thu 14-Jan-21 17:51:44

@umpteennamechanges thats awesome and sounds like my dream job! what sort of qualifications or experience did you need? Any tips?

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FitYeDaeinYeMadRadge Thu 14-Jan-21 18:00:30

@GypsyLee, are your studies more traditional or of modern day? Are there major differences in the culture nowadays or are there still elements of the old traditions which must be adhered to?

Must be fascinating to research, years back I remember seeing a traditional painted van pulled by a gorgeous Vanner, I often wonder what happened to the older generation who preferred the simpler life.

I find the some of the programmes on telly a bit sneery, perhaps the same with all walks of life, they concentrate on the individuals who make ‘good/car crash viewing.

Happytentoes Thu 14-Jan-21 18:44:12

I would like to develop properties for homeless people. If I ever win Euromillions, that would be my goal. To repurpose some beautiful buildings and make them available to those who need them.
Course buying a ticket would help.

DuesToTheDirt Thu 14-Jan-21 18:46:49

Explorer. In reality I have a pretty dull job.

TaleOfTheContinents Thu 14-Jan-21 18:56:40

Question writer for a game show! grin I do actually search for vacancies every so often!

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