Coach Thought of the Week: Comparing

Coral Gables Counseling Center - Monday, January 16, 2023
By Emy Fernandez, MBA, Life Coach

I love many of Dr. Seuss’ quotes, but my very favorite is:

Today you are You, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is Youer than You.

balloon that says YAY

I remind myself of this every time my mind wanders to scrolling social media to check others out.  My mind wants to go to immediately comparing myself to others.

What are they doing now in their business?
I should be doing more in my business!

Where did the family go on vacation?
I don’t travel enough!

What a beautiful house!
What great taste!

My brain goes on and on and on…

But I remind myself that

  • I am the only that can say things the way I say them.
  • My clients like me because I coach them like no one else.
  • I have a beautiful life full of family and friends.
  • I have my health.
  • I have the ability and freedom to do what I want for a living.

This is the work that I find myself doing with my clients too.

When they feel:

  • They are behind.
  • They are not enough.
  • They have not made a big enough mark in the world.
  • They are not reaching their revenue for the year.
  • They will not be able to close a deal.
  • They do not have enough hours in a day – how do others get so much done.
  • They are having a hard time leading their team.

I have them pause and I remind them that “There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”

Go Be You!

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