Tag: stress

We ALL have our “Moments”

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You know the “moments” I’m talking about.

The ones we try to keep inside, keep hidden, avoid at all costs.

The moments where we lose our s*$t.

These are the moments where we hit the breaking point. Everything boils over and we can’t function any more.

The moments no amount of positive thinking, silver lining, lesson learning, will bring us out of our stuff that is sitting on our chest like an elephant.

At these moments, it’s easy to become caught up in the thought spiral- the doom and gloom of “what else is about to happen?”

And yet, I’m here to tell you that these moments, as painful and embarrassing and “must be hidden at all costs” as they can be, are more common then you would believe.

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It’s time to get off the wheel!

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I love metaphors.

I find when working with people that metaphors are so much easier to grasp, especially when we’re working with really fuzzy concepts that don’t have a physical way to grasp onto them.

So I use metaphors ALL the time with my clients.

Sometimes they’re silly, sometimes more serious, some a little gruesome, and yet what they all have in common is the uncanny ability to lead someone to an “aha” moment or a “huh, I’ve never seen it that way before.”

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