Throwing Spaghetti

If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options. You can climb it and cross to the other side, you can go around it, you can dig under it, you can fly over it, you can blow it up, you can ignore it and pretend it’s not there, you can turn around and go back the way you came….or, you can stay on the mountain and make it your home. Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

When I was training to be a Life Coach we had the expression, “Sometimes you have to throw spaghetti against the wall to see what sticks.” Not a pleasant visual but I love the metaphor.

First, life is messy. Second, success comes from trying a variety of options to discover what works best. Third, have fun along the way. And last, clean up the messes you make.

Affirmation: I will throw spaghetti.

Coaching questions: What decision do you need to make that requires looking at options? What will you try to see if it sticks?


Photo by Heather Ford on Unsplash



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