"Sometimes we have to walk away from everything that has meant security for us in order to reach our dreams"
 - Stacy Allison--The first American woman to summit Mt. Everest

No Regrets

I stood on the edge
I looked down in fear
I felt the wind
Whipping all around

I looked for a way out
Another way to cross
Even contemplated going back
Without taking the risk

But then I walked
Took one step
Then two
And made it across

Oh, what I could have missed
If I had turned back
If I had given in to fear

I would have missed
Indescribably beauty
Abounding joy
Unrivaled memories
That can never go away

by Ken Carlson More poetry here

Poetry Blog

Coaching addresses the whole person. The whole complicated, impossible to put in a box, person.  

Poetry is the same way. It has structure but it dives deep into our hearts and finds its way to the core messages we tell ourselves.

On the blog, there are poems about being a dog, defining coaching, learning to rest, finding a new perspective, and several about just being yourself!

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From the Blog: Forgetting Everything I Know

So I met someone famous last week. Stacy Allison. She is the first american woman to summit Mt. Everest. I know. Impressive. You have maybe heard the stats—only one in 10 people that attempt Everest, make it to the summit and for every four people that make it to the summit, 1 person dies trying. Yikes. 

Stacy is good friends with one of my friends and the three of us went for a long run together. After I gawked and got over my nervousness, I discovered pretty quickly that Stacy is just as human as I am (surprise) and the three of us had a very pleasant time together talking about the good, bad, and the ugly in our lives.

She gave me a copy of her book as well and I started reading it as soon as I got a chance later that day. I was fascinated with the story of a young girl trying to find her life and stepping into risks again and again.

There was one line in there that really struck me as Stacy was describing her early days of rock climbing.

 "I wanted to absorb everything around me, to forget what I already knew
for the sake of everything that I needed to discover." 

Read the rest here

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