The Power of Uncovering Our Blind Spots
It still amazes me how learning one thing about ourselves can change so many things.
So often, it is our blind spots that hold us back.
A “blind spot” is simply a behaviour pattern that we are unable to see ourselves.
Here’s an example.
I had a client who had a habit of starting off many sentences with “I am not….”.
“I am not a professional writer, but I love to write”.
“I am not a perfect cook, but I love to show my love for my family by cooking for them.”
She couldn’t hear it.
But, after just a few coaching sessions I could hear it – loud & clear!
Once I noticed it – I could see it was happening very frequently.
I could see how it was diminishing her confidence and holding her back from making decisions around what she really wanted.
Even more importantly, it was taking away a lot of her enjoyment in life.
It was a sign of a much bigger...