I was living my own Groundhog Day | The Coaching Institute

I was living my own Groundhog Day

Before I started with TCI and more time than I care to admit, I was a real pain in the butt! Seriously – I even pained my own butt! The thing is, I couldn’t even see it! I was too busy blaming the ex, the money, the boss, the past, the old friend, the postie that smiled so much, the neighbours, blah blah blah! I was living my own Groundhog Day. My life getting smaller and smaller, in a career as an accountant where each day I would see the front office door and feel like I needed to squish myself into this little box just to get me through the front door. By the end of the day I would leave and be flat, uninspired and miserable. The security of a consistent paycheck was the only thing that I felt kept me turning up each day, year after year. The thought of having just turned 42 and seeing my future as this just made me cringe. I knew something had to change……..and change it did.

I discovered TCI and a small flicker of life sparked in me. I could either give this a go or continue with my beige existence – my pulse barely there. It was a no brainer for me to join! I had my FOCS weekend in May 2014 and my life has never been the same – WOO HOO!!!

The change in me was slow at the start but man it felt so good. The small flicker of life inside me was growing. At the start I really didn’t have a clue what I was doing – I just knew I wanted this and I just followed what Joe had said, Sharon’s voice and manuals said, the WOW team said and the TCI Facebook community said. I didn’t have to know how – I just needed to turn up! I wanted to make a difference, not just in my own life, but in those around me and all those clients that I had not met yet.

The difference that made the difference for me was taking responsibility – for everything! OH SHIT what a difference. With the support of my kids and partner, the TCI team, the TCI community, my FOCS mates and my clients I was really starting to live! I started turning up for myself every day, no matter what. I started turning up to serve others, no matter what. I made a commitment to myself that I was ALL IN and that meant being consistent, persistent, authentic, passionate, resilient, hungry to learn, and solutions focussed!

Now I am living large! I am now 15 months into my TCI journey and I have just resigned from my beige job and couldn’t be more excited about where I am right now. I love serving others and I can now earn in an hour what it took to earn in a whole day. I’ve conquered my fear of bridges and heights by riding across Golden Gate Bridge. I’ve even done what was unthinkable to me 15 months ago, and ridden the longest roller coaster in the world called Twisted Colossus at Magic Mountain. Each day I believe more and more in myself. I have changed my “can I’s” into “how can I?” I have changed my “I don’t knows” into “I don’t know yet” because I have an endless supply of mentors who have done it before and can show me the way!

Not only does this stuff TCI train me in feel awesome, it actually freaking works! I flood my mind with it every day and I apply it when I serve my clients. I absolutely love my training, I love my business, I love those I serve, and I love my life! I have HUGE dreams and I know I can absolutely turn them into reality. Everything I need is within me now. It has always been within me. Thank you TCI for giving me the tools to notice it!

My results improve more and more each week because of who I am being, the love that I express and experience, and the action I am consistently taking. This path I have taken has become my obsession. I am now living a life full of love, vitality, adventure, passion, inspiration, constant growth and contribution. For me to say out loud that I want to make $5,000 a day is completely reasonable and doable. Just watch me!

Jodie Hunter
- ICG Accredited Professional Coach
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