“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.”~Carl Jung
One of the true gifts of my profession is witnessing clients have an “aha” moment. You see the realization hit them as they recognize a self-defeating pattern they’ve repeated over and over…and then devise a plan to break the pattern, or grasp the negative self-talk that they’ve engaged in for years…and begin to question that self-talk and believe a different truth, or acknowledge the rightness of many of their gut instincts…and begin to trust themselves and their leadership more than they ever have before. There often is a pause in our conversation, a moment when they reflect, a silence as they internalize, and then they emerge from their contemplation with a newfound strength that is palpable. And engaging.
One of our core values is that everyone has their answers within themselves – and our job is to help them discover these answers and their own truths. When our clients are able to clearly see their strengths and their foibles, when they can acknowledge how they push themselves and others…and how they hold themselves back, when they fully own who they are and what they know – when they are truly able to look into their own hearts – their vision becomes clear and they are more equipped to move forward towards success.
Look deeply inside – get help and support if you need it – and then act upon your vision.
Where do you need to look into your own heart? What do you need to see?
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