When you need to make a change in your behavior, we all know it's not easy. If it was easy, we would all be thin, strong, flexible, wealthy, effective and contributing to society in amazing ways. We would be on time, with the oil changed regularly, no leaky faucets, no missed appointments and doing it all with a peaceful demeanor.
Life Coaches are expert at helping facilitate meaningful change in those who are fed up with less in their life. We want you to have the best ideas for both "the what and the how" of that change. We want as many options on the table to position our clients to make great decisions and help them discover powerful reasons for making that change.
So a Life Coach, isn't going to come out of the chute and ask, "what do want?" and immediately answer, "then do that!" If it was that obvious, we would have all the stuff previously mentioned down pat. We certainly wouldn't need a coach either.
What do I say and how should I say it? Vocabulary is a reflection of our who we are, but not necessarily who we want to be. It informs our vision of life and oppresses it or sets it free.
Addressing our vocabulary isn't necessarily a moral work. It's a creative work!
With a quick Google search you can find articles telling us, that it's the really smart people who use curse words in their daily conversation but I don't think that's true. It's more likely a lack of creativity.
The smartest person in the room is not the guy/gal spewing profanities. It's the person with a "higher" word stock that breathes creativity and inspiring thoughts that builds themselves and others up.
Bad verbiage is rarely inspirational. It may be functional, but don't we have a vision of our life that is more than functional? You bet, we do!
Lazy Is As Lazy Does
We see in comedy, the lazy comedian goes right at the vile and vulgar to get the laughs. The thoughtful and …
We have a true modern day challenge. There's unlimited information and we want it all, but it's just not possible. What we are observing is, our society is getting overwhelmed with too much information (TMI) and it's perpetuated by our desire to soak it all in. This should tell us that the fix to this "overwhelm" is within ourselves.
Now there may be many ways to combat the endless live stream of data, but how about this one?
Temet Nosce | Know Thyself
To do this, we are going to need some time to thoughtfully answer a few vital questions we haven't been asking. Take a shot at these questions and compare your answers to what you see happening in your TMI moments.
Who are you? What gets you excited?What is important in your life?What values do you cherish the most?How do you uphold the values that represent you?Where do you want to go?What would be an even a bigger vision to the previous question?
Those are values questions. The answer to the…