I said I’d cover my mirrors for seven days, but I chose to extend the experiment. My Oldest pointed out that one week wouldn’t be enough time because what if, “You feel like shit already and you’re not in a positive mood because of that? Won’t that affect the results?” And he was right… sort
After meeting someone who gave me a dose of “tough love” I’m questioning my philosophy on being tough and whether it’s teaching my kiddos what I want them to learn.
I’m a big fan of coaches. Life coaches, health coaches, career coaches, yoga coaches, etc. After almost two-and-a-half years of therapy, I was tired of examining the past and at the right time, two fantastic coaches entered my life. My career coach explained to me the difference between therapy and coaching was exactly that. Therapy focuses on your past and coaching focuses on your present to future.
What I do know, is the greatest honor I can give his memory is to never forget how short life is. How fleeting our opportunities to be with people we love are. How lucky I am to have a spark of light for a husband. How lucky I am that I got to know Sam and I’m getting to know Susan better now. How lucky I am to have kids, and a mom, and a mother-in-law, and friends to drive me crazy!