Your Summer Relaxation Quotes Challenge! (with 6 Relaxing Quotes)

Boy on pier with dog in summer for relaxation quotes challenge

Quotes can be a powerful tool for personal development. As most of our clients take it easier over the summer, why shouldn't we?

Well, if this sounds like something you'd like to do, you might like our Summer Relaxation Quotes Challenge!

Also, you may want to read this personal article about balance & letting go over the summer for some inspiration & encouragement or this article which shares how you can use quotes in your coaching practice How to use quotes - plus 21 great quotes about coaching here >>

Here is your Summer Relaxation Quotes Challenge

  1. Read the quotes about relaxation below.
  2. Put on your coach's "Level 3" listening hat. Which quote:
    i) Most UNSETTLES you?
    ii) Most RESONATES with you?
  3. Write out these 2 quotes and put them somewhere you'll see them often.
  4. Over the next 4 weeks, make an effort to notice the quotes—and each time you do, ask:
    i) What is this quote teaching me today/now?
    ii) What WILL I do with this information?

Here are your 6 Relaxation Quotes to play with

  1. "Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are." Chinese Proverb
  2. "The harder you push yourself, the harder your self pushes back." Anonymous
  3. "Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself." Jessye Norman
  4. "The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you've lost it." Anonymous
  5. "Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices." Betsy Jacobson
  6. "Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony." Thomas Merton

Comment below and let us know how you get on!

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Emma-Louise Elsey has been coaching since 2003 and is the Founder of The Coaching Tools Company and Fierce She's passionate about coaching and personal development. Originally a project and relationship manager for Fortune 500 companies she combined her love of coaching, creativity and systems to create over 100 brandable coaching tools, forms and exercises including 30+ completely free coaching tools. She now serves coaches and the coaching world through her exclusive newsletter for coaches, Coaches Helping Coaches Facebook Group and many other great tools for coaches, plus resources and ideas for your coaching toolbox. The Coaching Tools Company is an official ICF Business Solutions Partner.

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