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Embracing Change

How to Embrace Change and Make It a Tool for Growth

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

Fortunately, we can actually train our minds to more effectively cope with change, and to even embrace change. We can learn to ride the waves of change just as a surfer would ride the beautiful wave above.

Respecting the Past and Embracing the Future: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

With clients, we explore what the changes in their profession mean to them, and we strategize to locate opportunities to embrace change and flourish in this new economy. Lately, I have also encouraged clients to watch Downton Abbey.

Performance Reviews And Keeping Your Self Worth

Sarina Tomel | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Self-limiting beliefs have a way of coming up everywhere, even in the workplace; however, they don't have to get the best of us.

5 Lessons About Navigating Change

Juliana Stock | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Juliana Stock

Change is like going on an expedition: It can be a trudge or a hike. Take it all in and enjoy the view, or focus on the faults -- it's absolutely a choice. Here are some lessons I've learned about encountering change, some by resisting it and some by jumping into it with two feet.

On Embracing Change: Openness vs. Vulnerability

J. Kate Franklin | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living
J. Kate Franklin

In October of last year, I was no longer able to deny a long-developing internal shift, and promptly left my rather high-powered career to figure out what my next passion was. Walking out of the office that day with no real plan, I'd never been more scared. Now, I've never been more liberated.

'My Unexpected Gap Year'

Shanzeh Khurram | Posted 03.29.2013 | Teen
Shanzeh Khurram

I generally don't take too many chances. I'm the type of person who makes daily schedules and likes to have her life mapped out in detail, without allowing space for changes.

Changing In The New Year

Steve McSwain | Posted 03.09.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Over the years I've learned a couple of important things about change. You can take these to the bank, deposit them in an account called "life experience," and know that, by trusting them to work, you can expect to earn a lifetime of positive dividends.

Embracing Ourselves At 50

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night jolted by the fact that I am now 50 years old. For a brief moment, I think it's all just a big mistake, a cosmic joke, and that I am really still only 35.

Change's Darkest Moment

Brian Tolle | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

With every significant organizational change effort, there comes a time, usually about six months into the initiative, when the full weight of what is required to make the change happen is painfully apparent to the change agents.

Lessons Learned From Boiled Frogs

Alison Patton | Posted 03.06.2012 | Divorce
Alison Patton

I recently heard the "boiling frog story" for the first time. It goes like this: a frog will jump out if placed in a pan of boiling water, but if submerged in cold water that is heated very slowly, the frog won't jump out and will actually allow itself to be cooked to death.

6 Ways To Cope With End-Of-Summer Blues

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

If you welcome the coming of fall then by all means, go forth in joy. If not, you are not alone. Change is hard for most people, but with a little practice you may learn to embrace it.

When Your Great Isn't Good Enough Anymore, Then What?

Lisa Arie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Arie

The most important question to ask yourself at this point: Are you ready to move from the comfort of your current story to your next big thing?

The Urgency Of Emergence

Derek Rydall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

Your life, like the planet, might seem precariously perched on the edge of destruction. But whatever problem you're facing, it contains the seed of your evolution, and will take your life to the next level if you'll let it.

Embracing The Truth Of The Permanently Impermanent

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

What is it that makes the pervasive impermanence in our lives so frightening? Maybe it is because it is so non-negotiable and therefore seems to undermine our self-importance.

Why The Elegance of the Hedgehog Is For Grownups

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

This is a small, intimate novel about an exceedingly well-educated concierge in a Paris apartment building and her relationships. Here are five reasons I think this book is essential reading for grown ups.