“True forgiveness is when you can say, ‘Thank you […] The post The Path to Forgiveness: How I Turned From a Bitter Person To a Better One appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
Interview: Kamy Wicoff. Years ago, I got to know Kamy when we met through common acquaintances, and she started inviting me to her monthly Salon for Women Writers. It was terrific — not only did I get to know Kamy, but I met severalShow More Summary
“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The c […] The post How Art Can Heal Anxiety appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
People tend to do what the people around them are doing. Walk onto an elevator, and most everyone stands facing forward. People talking to each other tend to match their speech rate and even the pitch of their voices. The judgments made by a group also tend to converge.
There are many ways to live in the closet. You can live […] The post How Sharing a Secret Can Gain You Acceptance appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
Sounds easy enough. You grab the meat, I’ll grab the veggies, meet you at the front. But after completing your Mushroom Mission and racing to the checkouts you suddenly find yourself all alone in Lineup Paradise. You can’t hang onto … Continue reading ?
The subtitle for this book gives a good idea of what it is about: how to enable groups, communities, and societies to do things they’ve never done before. It is a bit of a tangent to what this blog is normally about (the posts are usually individually addressed because this is how computers are […]
Human beings love to give explanations for things. If you have ever spent any time with a 5-year-old, you know that a child that age just loves to ask, “Why?” This desire to understand why things happen continues throughout our lives. Understanding why things happen affects many aspects of our lives, including our ability to assign blame for an action.
Time for the next episode of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.“ A fun episode, because Elizabeth got to record it from our hometown, Kansas City (Missouri, for those of you who know your K.C.). Back in episode 2, Elizabeth vowed that she would start setting an alarm to help her get to bed earlier, and in this episode she reports on her progress. Show More Summary
I’m writing this blog post purely out of love. This sta […] The post My Labor of Love appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
From Further Secrets of Adulthood. Agree, disagree? I think this Secret of Adulthood is very helpful when it comes to habits. If we want our lives to be better than before, it helps to think about what we do most of the time. In Better...Show More Summary
Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter. We tire of cleaning and managing and organizing. Our toy rooms are messy, our drawers don’t close, and our closets are filled from top to bottom. The evidence of clutter is all around us. Today, increasing data is […]
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the […] The post Be Prepared For Your Big Break appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
The Love Affair with Being Right It is ultimately wrongness not rightness that can teach us who we are. ~Kathryn Schulz I am astonished by how many bright, amazing, talented, skillful and beautiful women just flat out sabotage their own success. Show More Summary
Assay: Lately I’ve been doing some research on Thomas Merton (long story), and that got me thinking about Flannery O’Connor, and that got me thinking about a post that I wrote several years ago. Of all the posts I’ve ever written, this...Show More Summary
Food changed my life. I was shuffling around a large so […] The post Food Therapy: Eat Yourself Well appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
“Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.” — Zora Neal Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
In my new (bestselling) book, Better Than Before, I identify the twenty-one strategies of habit-formation, and one is the Strategy of Loophole-Spotting. I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the ten categories of loopholes. I love studying loopholes, because they’re so funny. Show More Summary
I almost jumped out of my seat as I looked up at my fri […] The post How to Develop Laser-Like Focus appeared first on Change Your Life | The Change Blog.
This link was sent to me by a long-time reader of this blog. Many thanks to them. I think it is very valuable. It describes the cycle of abuse from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser. It has four stages: The narcissist feels threatened They abuse They feel they are the victim They […]