Yesterday I received an unexpected, wonderful acknowledgment from a long-time client. I’ve never met her in person but I’ve coached her over the phone for several years. I’ve had the privilege to support her through numerous ups and downs, anxieties and achievements of professional and personal growth. She sent me a lovely little book for inspiration and a beautiful handwritten card in which she says: “Thank you for being such an inspirational coach for me. I hope you know what a gift you have been in my life. Your intuition, generosity and compassion have created an empowering and engaging coaching alliance which I love. My heartfelt thanks and gratitude go out to you!” This appreciation was a surprise and moved me to tears as I felt very humble in receiving it.
While my heart was filling with a warm sense of gratitude, I began to feel another sensation as well: doubt. Is she writing to me because she wants to end our relationship? Continue reading Random Acts of Appreciation