William Magee Institute for Student Wellbeing

The Mayo Lab Podcast with David Magee

William Magee Institute for Student Wellbeing

  • Ashley Myers: Just Go For It

Ashley Myers: Just Go For It

Tuesday 4th June 2024

Discover Ashley Myers' inspiring journey from ballet to college, emphasizing the importance of embracing change and pursuing new passions.
56 minutes
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The Mayo Lab Podcast with David Magee
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From Ballet to Self-Discovery: Ashley Myers' Inspiring Journey

Episode Overview

  • Ashley's journey from ballet to finding her passion in college
  • Importance of prioritizing goals and embracing independence
  • Lessons learned from transitioning and standing up for oneself
  • Encouragement to pursue personal passions and not fear change
  • Supporting children through transitions and accomplishments
I think that is the biggest thing for parents to understand and kids having those conversations, late high school, even late college for what's going to come after graduation is being proud of what they've already accomplished and just supporting your kids through that.
Imagine being a classically trained ballerina, only to find yourself in college with no initial plans to be there. That's the fascinating story of Ashley Myers, shared in this episode of The Mayo Lab Podcast with David Magee. Ashley opens up about her unexpected path to higher education, the challenges of falling out of love with a lifelong passion, and the courage it takes to stand up for oneself.
Her journey is a testament to the power of embracing change and finding new passions, even when the road ahead seems uncertain. Ashley's candid reflections offer valuable insights for parents, educators, and anyone navigating life's twists and turns. She emphasizes the importance of supporting young people in their achievements and encouraging them to pursue what truly resonates with them.
Whether you're a student, parent, or just someone looking for inspiration, Ashley's story is a powerful reminder that it's never too late to redefine your path and chase new dreams.