Google Verified “Million Dollar #Blogger” Jeni Hott says: “I was working in the typical corporate world, working for a boss I just could not stand. She was just a nightmare, not a nice person. I saw so many of my friends getting laid off and fired. The politics there was just horrible. One day, I just realized, “I’ve got to do something because this isn’t what I want to do. This isn’t where I see myself for the rest of my life.” I just decided to give my things away, packed up, and moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, which is actually paradise.
But it was still quite a culture shock. Everybody was so happy but they had so little. It was just the total opposite of what I was used to. It really resonated with me. I had some money saved up, but not much. For the following year I was taking on just freelance PR jobs and the following year I made about $13,000, for the year.
I had this one particular client who was, to say she wasn’t a nice person would be really putting it nicely, so I went to go visit her one day and this led to the most defining moment of my entire life. I’m standing in her shop, and she starts screaming at some people that tried to come into her shop before it was open. I just thought, “wow, this isn’t much different than what I was doing back in New York.” I was walking back and there’s this famous street in Puerto Vallarta and it’s very old. It’s nothing but cobblestones and these old lanterns and cute little lanterns and stuff. I stopped on these cobblestones and just had one of those epiphany moments that just happen once in a lifetime.
I looked down at my feet on these cobblestones and I thought, this is great. Now I know what I don’t want, so now I can decide what I really want and I can go for that. And I did….