The Not Your Average Lives Podcast

A Mom’s Wish: Breaking The Cycle With The Next Generation

December 28, 2020

EP81: A single mom driven by a dream to have a different life for her son, one with a better foundation than the broken one she experienced herself as a child. This week’s guest, Dara Salas, set out to improve the odds of winning, by learning all the things she never learned growing up.

A wounded soul who sacrificed her happiness to go live with her father when her parents split. leaving her with a broken heart and a childhood riddled with financial setbacks, Dara has learned to finally take control of her life and rewrite her story of loss and shame, and set out to raise her child on her own terms.

Dara is a 47 year-old restaurant industry worker and soon-to-be podcast host, now in a transition stage, turning her dreams into reality. With her knowledge and expertise, she wants to help teens and their families improve their financial literacy.

Dara is committed to helping teens learn from experts in the fields of finance, relationship building, marketing and psychology to develop their own winning game plan to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic and ever-changing world. 

In this episode, we get to know Dara's life journey and how she discovered her true purpose, knowing what she wants to do, and her plans to fulfill her mission and make the change she wanted to see in the world.

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