Are you feeling like maybe you are not as successful as you thought you were going to be as a lactation consultant? Are you getting not so stellar reviews form unhappy pediatricians who disagree with your treatment plan? Maybe clients tell you they can’t afford your fees. . . Maybe you are not attracting the ideal clients, maybe you’ve set your business up in an oversaturated market. . . 

Unfortunately, looking at life through your circumstances will always keep you stuck. It will leave you overworked, burnt out, and completely unmotivated. I see it all the time—we love to play the victim to things outside of our control. Guess what? You’re never in control! Control is an illusion.

Often times we can play the victim in scenarios like this: 

You show up to a new client’s home, and she’s already feeding her baby because the baby was hungry. You accommodate her and even skip the usual paperwork, consultation and...