Patricia Cimino
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Don’t Respond:A Lesson in Doing Nothing

  • October 25, 2017

I was recently talking to a client who was stressing about making a decision to respond to someone in her life.  She kept rehashing the conversation and questioning herself.

In that moment of confusion about what to do I offered her to – DO NOTHING.

Thats’ right.  Do nothing.  Walk away from the situation, maybe even sleep on it and then come back and address the issue.

This advise isn’t anything new.  But so few rarely do it.  Especially with today’s technology – we want to respond as quick as possible when our smart phone dings with a text, email or pm…

But do you ever notice how much clarity you get when you give yourself the space away from something?

Grab your headphones and go for a walk, hit your local Starbucks for a fall spiced anything, or reach out and catch up with your mamma..
Just allow yourself to step away.

During that separation you’ll hear what you really want, you’ll hear the soft message of what to do from your heart, not your head rambling about the “shoulds”.

Do nothing.

Give yourself space.

Return with a knowing of what to do that feels authentic not obligatory. 

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Are you tired of reading all the self help books but still feeling stuck with anxiety and fear?  That’s exactly what I’d love to help you with :))   Reach out for a free mini session to see how I may be able to help you get un-stuck and on to the next chapter of you!   Click here  for an appointment on my calendar.

I’m a certified life and mindset coach, speaker and entrepreneur. I help people going through transitions kick the “I can’t” and the “I don’t know” to the curb and learn to embrace a healthy positive mindset so they can step into the next chapter with confidence, purpose and optimism. When I’m not coaching, you can find me on the mat teaching and taking hot yoga. I credit my 3 boys for all my coaching practice and my hubby Bill for always being my #1 client.

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