I’m in my mid thirties and about six months ago, I noticed that I was struggling with finding worth in myself. I have always had a tendency of taking on too much, of putting so much pressure on myself to be perfect and being hard on myself when it doesn’t happen, and of people pleasing.
Most of that is stuff I had worked on years ago and felt like I had control, but it snuck back up so quietly I didn’t see it coming – until it was affecting me significantly. On top of that, I knew I wanted to tweak some qualities about myself that I felt like were affecting me professionally.
A few people I respect immensely posted about a woman they adored who is a life coach. I called her and started coaching. It’s been one of the best investments in my life. She’s incredibly insightful and wise. She mixes both of those with a great personality and so much encouragement.
I love her ability to cut through my BS and call me out on my flaws, but also build me up at the same time.
What I specifically love about coaching v. counseling at this point in my life is that it is present focused and focused on enhancing what is going right, believing I am whole exactly as I am.
Recently I’ve started noticing just how many things have changed in me over this time and I am thankful! I have more confidence in myself, more self-love/appreciation, and my eyes are being opened to the things that no longer serve me. If you are ever looking for a coach, I highly recommend Anne Weiskopf. She rocks!