What is keeping you on track to achieving your goals? Are you on a clear path or have you wandered into unknown territory without a map? A look at how having a coach can guide through the rough spots and keep you focused on your destination.
What is keeping you on track to achieving your goals? Are you on a clear path or have you wandered into unknown territory without a map? I love my GPS system. It saves me time, money and loads of frustration. There are very few destinations I head to anymore without first entering the address and…
Tracy, in our last blog interview, we explored the challenge of survivors who avoid preventative testing out of fear of having to go through treatment again. Let’s take a look at a related issue…what it’s like for the healthcare professional with a patient or survivor who makes a choice the healthcare professional doesn’t feel is in the patient/survivor’s best interest.
When a healthcare professional has a situation such as a survivor who chooses not to do preventative testing, what are some of the challenges that can come up for the professional?
Bodies at rest stay at rest, and bodies in motion stay in motion, unless acted on by an outside force. People, like objects, become set in their paths, embedded in a constrained reality. As we travel our path, the possible futures, which were once infinite, collapse down to one. One outcome, unchangeable, inescapable. ~ Character of Jake, Touch, Season 2, Episode 8
This is exactly the road I was on after losing my husband to cancer. I felt not just set on a path but stuck on a path. Embedded in it. Constrained by it. Not a body at rest but a body stuck in darkness. And, yes the outcome felt singular, something that couldn’t be changed, something completely inescapable.
How do we circumvent the laws of physics? When we feel stuck, constrained, overwhelmed and unable to move forward, how can we stretch forward, expand and create a different outcome?
When I launched coaching by tambre, several years ago focused on assisting cancer survivors and caregivers, my mission was to help them to move from surviving their circumstances to thriving in spite of them.
My clients have made incredible strides and many have moved from having a functional life to an optimal life, often in the face of major challenges. Thriving is better than surviving but it falls short of my greatest vision for myself and for others.
Ever wish that you had someone to guide you along the way through your cancer fight? We have basketball coaches and football coaches, but who knew that there were actual coaches for cancer? Find out more via my guest blog post featured this week on the I Had Cancer non-profit website.
Check out my interview hosted by Ryan Stanley for iPEC’s Coach of the Week series…and don’t miss the final question because there is something in my response for everyone who wants some inspiration toward going for their goals.
How will you make 2012 the game changing year for you?
What do Mount Everest, Relay for Life and coaching have in common?
Fear is a great self-check tool. It can help us stop, assess and then choose an appropriate action. But if we fail to engage consciously with it, fear can be one of the major things that holds us back in life.