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    Posted May 19, 2014 by
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    Hairdressing: Career, Hobby and Passion

     

    Whether it's writing, composing, knitting, jogging, meditating or painting, therapy comes in many forms. Some use ink and paper to divulge their hopes and fears, while some sweat out their troubles and even more turn their thoughts into a tangible work of art. However, few can call their career a form of therapy. Elyse Dale is one of these few.

     

    "What I enjoy most about being a hairstylist is that it is an art for me," she said. "Doing hair comes naturally for me, it's therapeutic."

     

    Though she has always had a passion for hair styling and cosmetology, it was her first child that motivated her to turn her passion into a career. Becoming a mother gave Elyse Dale the determination and motivation to provide for herself and her new family.

     

    "My children and my career are the best things that have ever happened to me," she said. "I don't think I could adore my children more or enjoy another job as much as enjoy this one."

     

    She is proud of herself for managing life as a single mother and successfully providing for all three of her children, while also being home enough to cater to their needs as a mother. Elyse Dale believes that it is important to pass on good morals to her children in a way where they are able to decide what is right and what is wrong for themselves, but, most of all, she hopes to provide them with a happy and memorable childhood.

     

    Aside from her children, a few of her greatest influences and sources of inspiration are her two closest friends and her sister. These are people she is comfortable opening up to about her life who also share the same morals and values as herself. Her friends and sister would describe her as and honest woman who is strong, independent, open-minded and tends to wear her heart on her sleeve.

     

    Elyse Dale works hard in an effort to one day own a house, style hair on her own time, pay for her children's college education and weddings and, eventually, she would like to return to school. She hopes to earn a degree in either psychology or chemical engineering to create her own product line.

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