We’re a month into the new year and a new year it is, indeed. For me, 2017 was a time of transition, resting, and transforming. My biggest takeaways from last year include the following four principles: Nothing is lost. When change happens, it can feel like something’s been lost. Typically, a part of our lives that…
No one would willingly choose loss as a pathway to finding their way home again – to their true self. There are more graceful ways to grow. Grief cleaves us apart. Tearing through muscle, tissue, bones, and hearts. It can be so emotionally devastating that we feel physical pain when experiencing the trauma of loss;…
We continue to follow Tracy Whitworth, the Survivorship Care Coordinator for Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Phoenix, as she trains to become a certified professional coach through iPEC’s Coach Training Program.
Tracy, you recently completed your first on-the-ground training weekend – three very full days of learning coaching skills with iPEC. What was your biggest ah-ha moment of the weekend you’d like to share?
For me, it was becoming truly aware. The weekend intensive gave me the opportunity to recognize where my apprehensions, fears and worries stemmed from. Even more exciting was the realization that I have the power to change this and move forward. Does this mean I magically don’t still have fearful, worrying moments? Of course not. They still occur, but I am better equipped to handle these moments through awareness and support I have now built.
What are two ways you feel you will now approach your role differently with what you’ve learned in just this first weekend?
As we take on challenges bigger than ourselves, it is important to build a network of support, do our homework and, at some point, to take that big leap and just have faith.
The first five steps to designing and generating an ah-mazing 2011.
How do we measure loss? Based on the duration of the relationship? Or its intensity? How might we find common ground when communicating about loss without elevating or diminishing the experience of loss through comparison?
guest appearance on Dating With Dignity’s Marni Battista’s 2 Minutes to a Better You. A few tips for you on coping with the loss of a relationship.
A personal essay about the healing effects of The Spiral Effect.
Using tools and principles to transcend the past and create an empowering present and future.
A move back to an old zip code inspires Spiral Effects and Threads of Continuity…tools for mastering your life.