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The Tiny Sapling And The Towering Oak : A Coaching Tale

Once upon a time, there was a young sapling that grew in the shadows of a mighty oak tree. The sapling struggled to grow, constantly competing for sunlight and nutrients with the towering oak. As a result, the sapling’s growth was stunted, and it struggled to thrive.

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One day, a kind gardener noticed the struggling sapling and took pity on it. The gardener carefully transplanted the sapling to a new location where it could grow and thrive, finally free of the overbearing presence of the oak tree.

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At first, the sapling was unsure of its new surroundings. It had grown accustomed to the limited light and the looming presence of the imposing oak that had held it back for so long. But over time, the sapling began to blossom and grow. With the support and nurturing of the gardener, the sapling’s roots grew deeper, its branches grew stronger, and it flourished in the sunlight.

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Just like the sapling, we can find a more welcoming ground for us to thrive in. It may take time and patience, but with the right support and nurturing, any human can heal and grow into the mighty tree they were always meant to become.

Just like the sapling, we can learn to let go of the past and embrace the present. We can develop new coping skills, set healthy boundaries, and build strong, supportive relationships. With the right care and attention, we can overcome our struggles and thrive in the sunlight of a new day. 

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