making changes

Stage 3 is when you're really ready for the transformation, says Tony Robbins.
Let's face it helping people to realize their potential can be hard work. The truth is most of us lack the knowledge and skills to support someone in making lasting changes when it comes to the way they think, feel or act at work.
When I finally gathered the courage to tell my parents that I intended to change my major entering into my junior year, you could have cut the tension in the room with a knife.
Be encouraged. Pick yourself back up and get back on track. Demonstrate discipline. Surround yourself with supportive people, eliminate excuses and access to temptations that keep you stuck and frustrated and use rewards to sustain your motivation.
Marisa, 22, who's working as an escort and says she feels alienated from her family, wants to know: "Am I fixable and worth
Can you think of one area of your life that you have always wanted (and even tried) to make a change in, but never seem to make it happen? Or you did change it for a while... then it slowly went right back to the way it was before?
Our mistakes and failures are gifts, gems, guideposts in our learning and growth as people. So embrace failures, mistakes, screw ups and shortcomings because they not only make us uniquely who we are, but also teach us powerful lessons like the nine below.
“Anybody can complain, belly-ache and criticize what’s going on. It’s much more difficult to become part of the solution
If you're contemplating making changes in your life, take some time to consider the influence of your friends, both good
This blog originally appeared at ACTION THREE: DO NOT give up Believe it or not, most people
Just recently -- 48 years later -- I bought myself a brand new bike. And you know what? I sing on this bike. I let my voice rise in wonder and love. My heart cries from my throat with joy and laughter, with awe and gratitude. I let it rip and roar as I pedal and explore this city that I call home.
While making a big decision is undoubtedly stressful and while following through on that decision can be even tougher, just remember that no one tells stories about that time they went against their gut feeling and ended up exactly where they started.
When approaching change, most declare their goal and then charge out blindly into the world, flailing their arms about in a confused mass of temporary motivation. So what's the alternative? How can we make permanent change?
The inside of my brain is bursting. I want to scream, but I know this is childish and pointless. I'm over 50 years old -- and I know better. But, I'm a mom and when I watch the aftermath of 20 children killed at Sandy Hook, the fibers on my neck burn and I feel the maternal desire to protect.
It is hard to believe the New Year is almost two weeks away. As much as I like to subscribe to the resolution tradition, I've come to realize over the years that often, they don't stick. The reason is simple: It is human nature to bite off more than we can chew.
Before you start making lofty resolutions that you know you won't keep, why don't you prepare to do it right this year? Use my three steps to set yourself up to win and make your resolutions stick.
Why do we resist change so much? Somehow the message that change is fun never quite made it through the doorway of the cerebral cortex.
Confluence represents a coming together of random moments in your life that are startlingly familiar. It is the mystery that surrounds those 'coincidences' that nudge you in a new direction.