You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. -Dr. Seuss
Do you remember this quote? It really is profound wisdom.
One of my favorite things I say all the time to my six-figure private coaching clients is…
You are not a tree.
You are not a tree means you do NOT need to
stand there and allow, permit and endure whatever it is you’re standing there allowing, permitting and enduring.
You have a great big brain Alpha, that you can use to change things.
You’ve got feet in your shoes (whether they be flip-flops, stilettos or Nikes) that let you walk away.
In what ways have you been a “tree” this year?
Ask your heart. Then use your head and your feet and make like a tree and leave if needed!
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
This is a very powerful quote. It really goes hand-in-hand with the serenity prayer, which I love.
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
the Courage to change the things I can,
and the Wisdom to know the
At the end of this year ask yourself what target have you been focused on that is simply not changeable (by you)?
Take back that energy for next year and stop trying to do the undoable.
What avoided thing can you face at the start the next year that WILL make a difference?
THAT is your worthy Target.
Choose Your Targets for next year wisely Ladies.