Laughter and coffee grounds – by Annie Gelfand



I remember a time when I took myself and everything very seriously.  It made for a very un-fun life. I was completely absorbed in cause and effect and bounced up and down between all of life’s dramas.

Then I realized that while it might now seem like we have any choice about the situations that we find ourselves in, we do have choice as to how we deal with them. Being very particular about coffee, I used to grind my own and label the glass jars fastidiously placing them on a shelf in my freezer.  One day, I opened the freezer door somehow dislodging the shelf of coffee causing all the coffee jars to come crashing onto the floor throwing coffee on everything. If you have ever dealt with ground coffee, you will know that it gets into the tiniest crevices. Rather than get upset, I fell on the floor laughing. There I was laughing like a hyena all by myself. That day I realized the choice I was making was far more fun than choosing to get upset.



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This article was written by Annie Gelfand

Annie Gelfand, MBA, CPCC, MCC, CFMW --- Known by her clients as the "Intuition Whisperer", Annie is a "Professional Question Asker" and she will have you sitting on the edge of your seat, with remarkably intuitive questions which will facilitate your deep dive into your own awareness. She left a successful corporate career over three decades ago, and gave away everything she owned to study with a meditation master in the Himalayan Mountains of India for 8 years, as she is insatiably curious about life. Annie now works with both corporate and private teams, relationships and individuals, to offer a perspective that is much valued, and highly sought after. Working with Annie requires you to be devoted to making change happen. Annie has the gift of getting to the heart of the matter at the speed of light. Annie's credentials include: Master of Business Administration Degree, and over 30 years in business, Master Certified Coach credentialed member of the International Coach Federation. She is trained in Organization, and Relationship coaching, as well as being a Certified Professional Co- Active Coach. This trained Inner Systems Facilitator has almost 20 years experience as a coach, numerous volunteer board positions, and is a Co-designer/Co-Facilitator of the Master Coach Proficiency Mentoring Program. Annie assists her clients in identifying their “intuition”, the thing that gets them excited and engaged in their lives and to learn how to trust their inner wisdom. Trained in numerous healing modalities, Annie is also a speaker, writer, artist, reflexology instructor, professional question asker, cat-obsessed and creator of magnitude.

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