Musings on love, acceptance, and the present

I was looking through some journals recently and thought I’d share a post from July 23, 2012. I was in life coach training at the time and was working on what my business name would be and who my ideal clients are. I think I was writing about what “problems” I could help people with and what my clients want when they come to me for coaching. (Really I was talking about myself because we always teach what we need to learn.) I’m not sure if I was writing about affirmations, gratitude, or the power of positive talk, but here’s what was on the paper: “I don’t have all the answers, but I truly believe everything will be ok. I’m not in a job I love right now, but someday I will be. I’m not in a relationship right now, but when the time is right I will be. I’m not rich (financially) right now, but I believe I can be. I don’t have all the things I want in life, but I have a great life. I live alone, but I’m not alone. I haven’t run a marathon yet, but I can train for one. I don’t have it all figured out, and that’s ok. I didn’t do everything perfectly, but I did the best I could at the time. I only need my own approval. I need to love myself. I can’t receive from others what I can’t give myself. I don’t worry about what I can’t control.” If any of these things resonate with you, here’s what you need to know: I still don’t have all the...

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