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I recently received a short poem from Anna Schaefer, a mid 20’s woman whom I worked with and coached. The poem is about the challenges of loneliness during Covid-19. It’s also about how this time can be used in a positive way for self-discovery.
It touched my heart and soul. I invite you to take just a minute or two to read it and spend some time reflecting on it. Maybe try reading it a few times over the next week or putting it in a place where it will serve as a reminder.
This time is incredibly unique.
For me personally, there have been many ups and downs. The “busyness” (or lack of) of this time can be daunting for anyone. It’s in the quiet times that maybe we can regroup and begin to take steps forward toward where we want and need to go. As with most things, attitude – the choice of how you handle life’s twists and turns – will win the day for you.
Hang in there. As we have talked in other posts, it’s about the journey. You can do this.
Re-read Anna’s poem several times over the next week or so. Take some time to reflect on it. You’ll see so much more when you slow things down. Decide on just 1 or 2 things you can do to move forward in a positive way.
Take your first step toward self-discovery
Dig deep to find your energy and courage. Take the steps you decided. Small steps are perfectly fine. If you take them and learn something new, feel free to adjust. Use these steps to begin to do things just a little bit differently. Make it your life’s journey.
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Tim is a Senior Program Manager at the Christ Hospital Health Network, where he recently led their team to open a Joint & Spine Center. From start-ups to mature businesses, local to global, Cincinnati to Hong Kong, he’s seen it all. As a business driver, community leader, and personal coach, he specializes in helping people and organizations find and maximize their talents and opportunities. Full Bio | Connect With Tim | LinkedIn