Planting my own Metaphor

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux

Photo by Bogomil Mihaylov on Unsplash

Nature as a mirror can help bring insights into your daily life.  When I made the transition to move to Bellingham I planted sage seeds gifted to me by my adviser.  Their stage of sprouting made me smile as it mirrored my budding new life.  It is not lost on me now how the plant withers when it doesn’t get enough water and appears to come back to life when it gets what it needs.  I have learned to put a bulb in the soil to water it throughout the week.

Plant something.

If you have already planted your seeds for the season, how does that stage of development mirror your own?  For your mature plantings, notice how they respond when you care for them and when you don’t.  How does that mirror how you care for yourself?

About Tiffany A. Dedeaux

Tiffany is an ICF Career Coach and a cross-pollinator of ideas with a background in broadcast journalism, social and ecopsychology, and coaching. Tiffany’s nearly two decades of experience has helped her to identify the power of story in connecting us to each other as well as to our environment. A believer in the power of reflection, practical application, and celebrating victories, Tiffany understands that the more we all live our dream, the more we can model it for future generations.
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