“I need to feel more centered,” said my awesomely talented client during a coaching conversation about careers, strengths, and personal choices. I nodded sagely, feeling a bit like the pot agreeing with the kettle. Then, I wondered, what does that mean?
J.R.R. Tolkien – “Not all those who wander are lost.”
I love that quote! It gives me permission to be me – to accept my natural ability to avoid structure, embrace chaos, and be creative in the midst of pain, problems, and uncertainty! I can see it clearly, most of the time. Today, not so much.
I desperately wanted to go for a walk today, but Mother Nature is having her way in the form of “moist air.” Unwilling to bend, I threw on a hooded sweatshirt, a pair of shorts, and ventured out in the dampness.