Thursday, February 14, 2013

Definitely time...

It was definitely time to see someone... She didn't even know where to begin unraveling the mess that her life had become. Everything had seemed like it was lining up! And suddenly it was as if someone had hit the auto-destruct button and then left before the dust even finished settling.

It all started with that one book she found, the free one about meditation and breathing and all that. If she'd known it was going to blow up her life she'd have left it alone! But then the coincidences started...

It was as if they were around every corner, and always about the same thing - ways forward in her life that had nothing to do with her life the way it was, but felt right anyway. Impossibly inconvenient, but right... And the feelings! She could swear she was picking up on everyone else's, and it had been getting stronger...

Either she was just going nuts under the strain, or there was something else going on here. The more things lined up in her life setting her on the career track of her dreams, the more she'd begun to wonder...who's dreams were they, again?

When had she decided? She really couldn't remember...and that's when she began to notice, it was as if she was living someone else's life. Like she'd fallen asleep at the wheel and her life had just kept right on going without her, and she was...

It was definitely time to see someone unless she wanted to just dwell on it endlessly...maybe that coach she'd heard about. The one with that free book.


This was written for the Trifecta Challenge of the week :) 

In explanation, I was given the assignment to come up with my marketing avatar - the ideal client for me as a spiritual life coach with an emphasis on transformation, awakening and big change. It's a creative task, and I decided (to my surprise) to express mine in the form of a story prompted by the word Dwell - in its third definition, of course ;) 

Oh, and that free book on meditation? It's called A Tree of Me and it's in its first draft stage as of the publishing of this story :) You want a copy, just drop me a comment and I'll send it when it's done.

This week's word is:

: to remain for a time
a : to live as a resident
b : existlie
b : to speak or write insistently —used with on or upon < reporters dwelling on the recent scandal >

Please remember:
  • Your response must be between 33 and 333 words.
  • You must use the 3rd definition of the given word in your post.
  • The word itself needs to be included in your response.
  • You may not use a variation of the word; it needs to be exactly as stated above. 
  • Only one entry per writer.
  • Trifecta is open to everyone.  Please join us.


  1. This is a little creepy! I like it though (: I never liked those TV personalities who hawk "miracle" cures and methods.

    1. Yeaah, me neither. Truth is, transformation is always personal, and as hard as it needs to be.

  2. Nicely circular tale. Can you get hypnotized by reading???

    1. :) Lol - yeah, it's possible. Happens to people all the time with news and advertising.

  3. Would hate to live someone else's life & scared too.Good piece:-)

    1. Yeah, agreed - I was doing it for a long time, myself. It's one of the reasons I ended up going into coaching!

  4. Really enjoyed this and its circularity. Will she see someone...?