“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

Barack Obama.

Ready for a change? Here are a few short tips to help you succeed!

Research shows that you will be more likely to make successful changes if you have spent time thinking about your aims. Your aims are what you want to achieve and I would take this one step further and ask yourself why you want to make this change. Dig really deep and go beneath the obvious answers. Think also about what would happen if you decide not to make the change. How will that feel? 

By weighing up the advantages and disadvantages, and planning how you will carry out the changes, you are already moving yourself closer to making changes. We call these “pre-change activities”. 

To move closer to change:

  • Weigh up the advantages and disadvantages
  • Plan your strategy
  • Decide when, where and how you are going to achieve your aims. 

One reason many people fail to make changes in their lives is because they try to do too much too quickly. The change is unsustainable. 

Try to make just one small change in a couple of areas of your life eg. your morning routine, what you read this week, your eating habits, what time you get up each morning. Is there something you have been putting off doing? Perhaps you could spend 10 minutes per day for the next week doing that thing. Who knows where it might lead!

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” Leo Tolstoy. 

Written by

Jeanette White

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

keep reading

Get to know your unhelpful thoughts

Get to know your unhelpful thoughts

Understanding your unhelpful thinking patterns can change your life forever. Much of the noise in our lives is not external but internal, and sometimes that internal noise can eat us up. Many of us carry around patterns of unhelpful thinking. Changing unhelpful...

A letter from your future

A letter from your future

Imagine for a minute that you have a crystal clear vision and dream for your future. To create change in your life, it can really help to be able to picture what the end game is! Do you dream of what you want? Can you imagine your life the way you think it should be...

Live a life you love through the power of coaching

I invite you to explore the power and simplicity of coaching.

 My coaching style is enriching, empowering and nurturing and gets results, especially for women who are ready to take responsibility for their life journey.  You will gain clarity, build self belief and direction and take back your power, to live a joyful, exciting and purposeful life.  

More confidence and ease in 7 simple steps!

Download your Think Outside the Box Workbook to create your own rulebook on how you want to live, work and lead.

Check your email now.