The Woman in Front of the Room, V22, #24

The Woman in Front of the Room, V22, #24

The Woman in Front of the Room By Leslie Sann And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself? ~ Rumi I did some traveling in December. On my return trip, I sat next to a young woman reading a book I had seen on a shelf at the airport. When I asked her...
Pebble in Your Shoe, V22, #22

Pebble in Your Shoe, V22, #22

Pebble in Your Shoe By Leslie Sann Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson John Lennon said, “Life is what happens when you are making other plans.” And I say, sometimes we don’t like it. Often we find ourselves complaining...
Not Broken, V22, #20

Not Broken, V22, #20

Not Broken By Leslie Sann You only know better once you know better. Sometimes a client will come into my office saying, “I need you to fix me,” or “I need you to help me fix this.” Fix what, I ask. What’s broken? My office (phone or in person) isn’t an...
Put it Down, V22, #18

Put it Down, V22, #18

Put it Down by Leslie Sann Feeling is what you get for thinking the way you do. Marilyn vos Savant A younger version of myself spent way too much time fruitlessly figuring out why I was upset, which only upset me even more. Like picking a scab until it bleeds,...
Singing in the Rain, V22, #15

Singing in the Rain, V22, #15

Singing in the Rain by Leslie Sann When you are laughing you may still feel the pain, but it won’t hurt. ~ John-Roger     Have you ever had an experience that in the moment was dreadful to you, perhaps the worst thing that has happened to you ever, only to find...
Polka Dots in the Rain, V 22, #11

Polka Dots in the Rain, V 22, #11

Polka Dots in the Rain by Leslie Sann We are not victims to circumstances. We are victims to our thinking about circumstances.      Over the course of more than 35 years of coaching, mentoring and counseling people, plus more than that many years in observation of my...