At some stage, you lost your way…
Was it during a career that was once enough, but gradually lost its gloss? That work that used to excite you and now pops to mind on a Sunday afternoon—dragging your spirit down.
Or did you lose yourself wading through the glorious intensity of parenting—giving more of yourself than you knew was possible. Loving harder, sleeping less, protecting fiercely, hoping deeply…
Was it up the back of the queue? Watching as others’ needs swamped your own. Letting it happen, because isn’t that what love looks like? Selfless. Giving.
And even then, you’re worried it’s not enough. You wish you handled things better. You long to be a better partner or parent or employee or business owner. You know you could be fitter, healthier, more financially comfortable, further ahead in some way… it’s relentless, this wish list of improvements that your inner critic dishes up.
And if you did make big changes, what then? What would others think?
There’s a small and weary voice that tells you maybe it’s easier just to keep things as they are. Even if there’s something about how things are that leaves you deeply unsatisfied, particularly at 3am when you wake and worry and wonder how you ended up here, in this life — this tired.
You’re at a tipping point, searching for a breakthrough
There’s a part of you that knows you’d rather take a risk now than risk not taking one, scary though that feels.
That part of you imagines how things might be if you spent some much-needed time on you now. How much lighter you’d feel. How much clearer you’d be about where you’re headed next.
And when that part of you starts thinking like this, your heart skips. You have a secret smile. That thrill of anticipation about where your story goes next. That glimpse of how things could be…
That’s when you realise you’re on the precipice of the next stage in your life. A little tentative about how it might look, perhaps, but sure of one thing:
Something has to change.
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Through Brightside Coaching, Lee Alexander offers personal and group coaching programs for women who want to make more out of life.