I had a call this morning enquiring about my hypnotherapy. I could hear she was in a bad place and clearly needed some help. I offered my free consultation and she readily agreed to come and see me. By the end of the call she sounded much happier.
Within half hour she rang back. her husband had asked her to ask me how much it was all gonna cost. I told my prices and emphasised to her what she would be getting for her money. IE quality of life, being able to do the things she had discussed with me etc. Again she seemed really happy and actually couldn’t wait to start. the call ended.
10 minutes later this lovely lady rang back and again sounding very sad and not in a good place cancelled the free consultation and apologised for wasting my time. I assured her she hadn’t wasted my time at all but I was curious as to why she had cancelled the consultation. her reply is unfortunately all to common.
“My husband says we can’t afford it. He wants a new Apple Watch for Christmas, so I need to save the money.”
I wished her well and let her know that I’m always available if she needed to talk.
Now I think that story is very sad, but it is all to common. Many of us think of others and don’t look after ourselves or in this case a selfish partner (Sorry but he is) is putting a watch before his wifes health.
That call has not only upset me but it made me realise that so many of us care about what others think rather than caring what we ourselves think. We do things to keep the peace or for an easy life. Some of that I understand I do it myself, but NOT where our own well being is being neglected or even ignored. straight after those call I put out this post on Facebook.
Now I don’t usually put out posts like that but I wanted to make people aware that they need to put themselves first.
Ok rant over. Hey but look on the bright side it’s another blog. 2 weeks in a row. I can’t promise that I will keep this up, but enjoy it while it lasts.
Have a great week, and I will speak to you soon.