As we enter 2018, the world appears to be fllled with glorious opportunities and scary threats. Dickens wrote, “It was the best of times and the worst of times.”
While traveling in Europe to attend an André Rieu concert, my laptop’s hard drive went down. If you have ever been unable to access any of your data, you know it can be, well, disconcerting.
While Dee and I were waiting to be served in a restaurant, I picked up an Etch-a-Sketch-like toy on a rack near our table, a plaything designed to keep little kids entertained while waiting for food.
When my coaching client Lana was a small baby, her parents divorced and she never saw her father again. For much of her life, she felt sad because she was fatherless. As an adult, Lana became a life coach and wanted to set up a studio and a business, but she did not have the funds.
Some friends of mine decided to sell their house, and found a buyer. On the day before the sale was to close, they walked into their living room to find a wall covered with carpenter ants. The couple had never seen such ants in the house before, and had no idea where they came from.