It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it?
Live and let live.
It means living one’s life the way we want, and allowing other people that same freedom.
Really allowing them, not just lip service.
One of the most important things I learned in my coach training was to remain detached from outcome.
What does this mean?
Continue reading “What does ‘live and let live’ really mean?”
Years ago, just before I joined the field of coaching, I was working full-time, taking night courses at my local college and online university courses, and volunteering in community groups. Life was busy – way too busy! The courses were geared towards my work in accounting (a career that wasn’t my passion), and although I loved the groups I was involved with, the amount of time I was spending in total was more than I could properly give. Not only was I suffering, so were my kids. We were never home anymore.
Changing careers to start coaching still meant schooling; I wanted to do this properly and be certified as a life coach. As much as I felt drawn to this field naturally, I knew there was still a lot to learn too. But it was different this time. Probably because this time I was learning something I was truly passionate about!
And something shifted – in me. My whole outlook on life was different. I continued with the job I had until I was in a position to leave, but the stress and toxicity of it didn’t have the same effect on me, it was a lot less.
I was moving in another direction and it felt so right!
Something else had to happen though, in order for all of this to work. Continue reading “In my community”