As I sit here waiting for my next appointment in Bangkok I saw these plants and it triggered a childhood memory. These leaves are naturally shaped like this and I thought naively as a child my mother took the scissors and cut through its leaves everyday. Then in my childish curiosity I began to observe its leaves unfolding from its curled up bud and saw that it naturally has holes in them. I began to wonder why do these leaves have holes in them, that makes them so different from other "whole" leaves. This poignant memory made me realise that the leaves are beautiful, even with the so-called "defects", the holes are what make them unique and they are perfect just as they are. Embrace differences in our lives, see the beauty in each imperfection and see that life is beautiful with its good and bad. We grow in adversity, only in growth can we improve ourselves. #SueTiong
If I need to describe 2016 in one word, that word would be ACTION. Only after we act will things happen, hence this picture where I spell out A-C-T as Action Changes Things. It is funny how hesitation stops people from taking the right and sometimes very necessary action towards the right direction. Delaying is only postponing the inevitable. I learned that the hard way. Excuses are only a decoy you set for yourself to self-sabotage, to steal away your focus from unleashing your potential to be the greater you that you deserve to be. For me, I used my children as excuses to just not take action as I fear all the possibilities of the greatness that I could achieve, my coach knew what was happening and once my newborn baby girl was 3 months old and we talked again, her words rang true and spoke to my core: "There is much to do, Sue, children are your reason to act, they are NOT your excuses, we have wasted much time now, you have no time to sleep, we can always sleep after we die". I love you so much #PowerCoachCherie Thank you for seeing me for what I could be when I was running away from myself, from the possibility of what my potential could bring me, Thank you for saying the words that I needed to hear and not what I wanted to hear. I am so excited to see how far I can go in 2017, I am so glad I have you by my side Coach Cherie Eilertsen.
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