Change is hard. We’ve put roots down, we’ve accepted the actions to take … and we find that we are either uprooted; that things change faster than we thought possible; or even that we must change to continue growing. Jess Dewell hosts panelists Jade Alexander and Christine L. Bowen to discuss secrets to achieve lasting change.
Starting the Conversation…
- What is your secret to lasting change?
What You Will Hear:
The power of the Serenity Prayer
Know what you control, and act within it.
Reflections about conscious behaviors.
It’s a personal decision to shift mindset.
The importance of receiving.
Tips to creating change.
Definition of acceptance.
The role of instant gratification in change.
How we embrace our own power.
It’s not all roses and rainbows.
It’s BOLD to create lasting change.
Notable & Quotable:
Christine L. Bowen: Be proactive and create change.
Jade Alexander: Change is something you can’t control, even when you make a conscious decision.
Jade Alexander: Make a decision to do something because you never know how it’s going to affect things in the future.
Christine L. Bowen: Mindset is my passion! Mindset is everything.
Christine L. Bowen: Perception is how we analyze, absorb, and respond rather than react to situations.
Jade Alexander: Help just to help was a new idea for me because usually people want something in return.
Jess Dewell: We can make a decision to do something, and we tend to forgot to think about the impact in other parts of my day or week.
Christine L. Bowen: There is a point we must be able to say I’ve done all that I can do, and then let go and allow us to receive the result.
Jade Alexander: If it’s worth it, you will do what you have to to get what you want.
Jess Dewell: What we are willing to wait for is something we can use to inform us about what we value.
Christine L. Bowen: We can empower ourselves by celebrating the wins along the way to receive instant gratification … NOW.
Jade Alexander: You can’t appreciate what you have until you have seen sacrifice first hand.
Jess Dewell: The words we put around ‘do the work’ is personal.
Christine L. Bowen: Boldness is action. Have the courage to take action.
Jade Alexander: Lasting change, which is not easy, takes bravery – be willing to take the risk.
Tags: courage, change, acceptance, awareness, choice, purposeful action, detachment, mental health, mindset, independence, experience