May’s Coaching Quotes and Questions
“We build the courage to get through the substantial trials by learning to cohabit serenely with the trivia.” Victoria Moran
“If you can come through the snow and the rain and the sleet, you know you can make it easily when the sun is out and everything is all right.” Malcolm X
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” Marcus Aurelius
Coaching Thoughts and Questions:
1. Are you waiting for things to be perfect to enjoy life?
2. What are the problems you have right now that are getting in your way?
3. What can you do today to begin to take care of those problems.
4. What can you do today to enjoy life in spite of the problems in it?
Learning how to deal with problems and love life anyway is an invaluable skill. The truth is that the day we don’t have problems is the day that we are dead and buried! How do you deal with your problems and enjoy life? The first step is to allow yourself to have fun even though your life is not perfect. Doing this is not denial it is a healthy way to live with a problem without making your life a problem! So act happy and normal in spite of what is going on.
The next step is to ask yourself what you can do today to begin solving your problem. Take the steps you need to and then go off and do other wonderful things. Put fences around your problems so they don’t take over your life. You have many great things going on. Do what you need to do to take care of your problems and then spend the rest of your day focused on all the things you are grateful for!
Dance with Joy,
Success Coach for Executive and Professional Women