So I need to apologise to all my readers for my absence the past few months.
Things in my life were becoming very hectic. I have several serious health issues to deal with, My youngest son was getting ready to move with his family to the other side of the continent and my work load was becoming stressful. ……………SO I took some time off.
I stepped back from it all and took some time out to reevaluate how to move forward in a more balanced way.
Why am I telling you this?
Well, I want to show you that even though I am a life coach and ‘know better’, it is all to easy for life to spiral out of control.
The last time that happened to me, I ended up with Breast Cancer. so now I try to be more aware. However, 12 years later, I was once again letting things drift into chaos and I was back on the cancer merry-go-round of poking, prodding and specialist appointments.
So after a few days rest and more rounds of medical tests, I finally sat down and asked myself “what would I say to a client in this situation?”
My answer came quickly “something needs to change, if you want changes in your life”.
One of my particular ‘hangups’ has been focused around my part-time tech job. Even though my Coaching Practice is running well, I was finding it hard to quit this part-time corporate job: so I decided I needed to start with this and ask myself WHY ? After much soul-searching I came to realise that I was afraid. I have been dealing with Cancer and its fallout for 12 years, I realised I was afraid that if I quit, no one else would ever hire me.
It was only when I asked myself why that frightened me and what I actually liked about this job, that I realised the absurdity of these feelings. I had not been happy in that work in a long time, in fact I resented the hours I was working in the role. Plus, I did not want or have any intention of ever working in a corporate job again. It was so far from what I wanted, that the fear of not having it, was ludicrous.
SO I QUIT IT!
Boy did I ever feel better the next day! A huge burden was lifted and I felt free to move on in my life with enthusiasm and purpose, doing what I love, which is coaching others.
I am still having tests and still have many medical issues ahead of me but I feel so much lighter to have relieved myself of this burden. The fear I thought I would feel is not there, not in the slightest. I now feel I can take on what ever obstacles come my way in terms of heath issues, with renewed vigor and I know success.
I am also so very happy to be back doing what I love to do……………..blog and coach others to find the same great feeling when you know, you are in tune with your life’s purpose.
See you on the bright side 🙂
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