Tag Archives: Change

Five Things You Can Do When Change Snowballs

Five Things You Can Do When Change Snowballs

 

Have you ever decided to clean out a closet or a room and you start and all of a sudden it looks way worse than the mess you were trying to remedy?

It happens to me all the time.  Sometimes knowing this makes me even reluctant to start.  Once I do start it can even be a bit daunting.

Then I realized that this happens when I make changes, too. Continue reading

Questions to ask yourself

Questions to Ask Yourself When Contemplating a Major Life Change

 

Sometimes we feel we need to make a change.  How can you tell if you just need to color your hair, try something new, or make a drastic change?

No one can really answer that question but you. Sometimes a small change can garner large results. However, if there is even a remote possibility that you could/should/want/have to make a huge transformation then you should make sure you explore it thoroughly. Continue reading

How to Get Unstuck with Baby Steps

I was walking down the street and happened to see a man sitting on his porch. Next to the man was his dog, who was and whimpering. I asked the man “What’s wrong with your dog?” The man said “He’s laying on a nail”. I asked “Laying on a nail?, Well why doesn’t he get up?” The man then replied “It’s not hurting bad enough.”

I believe that story is by Les Brown and many motivational speakers have used it since.  It keeps getting recycled because it is so true.  Change is hard. Sometimes it takes more motivation than you think. Sometimes it is easier to stay with the devil you know instead of leaving with the devil you don’t.  What many people miss in that story is that the dog doesn’t need to do anything dramatic to change or to alleviate his discomfort.  He just has to get up.  That’s it.  He doesn’t have to go find a new dog house, he doesn’t have to find a new owner, he doesn’t even have to find a new porch, he just has to get up! Continue reading