Be The Change You Want To See

Be The Change You Want To See

To give you some background, my name is Georgia Fordyce, I’m 24, I grew up in Buckie and moved to Elgin when I was 11. I studied Musical Theatre in Edinburgh, and went on to work as a

Vocalist for Celebrity Cruises. When the pandemic hit, I was working on a Cruise Ship, my contract was cut short and I was sent home. Suddenly I had no job, back living with my parents,

no furlough… nada!

As I’m sure everyone did, I spent the first few months of lockdown trying to just pass the time, watching Netflix and playing Animal Crossing. Eventually, I realised that I needed a purpose, a

reason to wake up every morning and it was abundantly clear that performing wasn’t going to return anytime soon. I eventually decided to invest in a Coach, because I needed some guidance,

inspiration… something.

From that decision, my whole life turned around. I now have my own podcast (Happy Haggis), my own business as a Life Coach, I moved to New York and I am so happy. The pandemic made me

realise how many skills I had, from being a creative person, that I was not just a singer, and that

it’s okay to be multi-passionate and do many things! I realised that there are so many opportunities out there for creative people, even in a pandemic, if we’re open to seeing them! If

you see a problem, be the solution. If you feel unimportant, show everyone how important you are! Your possibilities are endless. logo Aberdeen Science Centre logo Career Ready logo Moray College UHI logo My World of Work logo Marketplace logo Moray Pathways logo