Vulnerability and Strength

There’s an old saying that goes something like: We must learn to bend like the willow tree or we may snap like the mighty oak. I love watching the sway of willow trees in the wind. There is a gracefulness and beauty as their limbs flutter. Allowing yourself to flow and dance in life’s winds can feel vulnerable. Yet, it is our super-power.

My performance background taught me all about vulnerability. If a character on stage isn’t vulnerable in some way, the audience stops watching. In life, we confuse being impenetrable with strength. The truth is the more we let others in, let ourselves be supported and loved, let ourselves love, the more resilient we become when the pain does arrive. And being in the truth of the love, the mess, the joy and the heartache, is strength.

I am passionate about coaching and being of service. When you spend time with me, your focus turns inward, offering you the space to exhale and recharge. Let’s connect and get the conversation going! Email me: cat@catwilliford.com

Love and Light,

Cat

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