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LATEST STORIES

The most recent stories from The Change Blog community.

Rediscovering Your Inner Teenager

We have some pretty negative stereotypes of teenagers, and honestly, that’s too bad.  While it’s true they can be moody, think they know everything, and have little respect for authority, those qualities often belie their strengths.  As a teenager, I remember feeling...

7 Dream-Killing Habits (and How to Break Them)

“Remember your dreams and fight for them.”− Paulo Coelho Do you ever feel like you don’t have what it takes to chase your dreams? I felt like that too, but here I am, writing for The Change Blog. Was it easy to get to this point? Nope. Was it worth it? Absolutely....

How I Became a More Positive Person

“I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain.” – Sylvia Plath I used to love Sylvia Plath. It always seemed like she understood me. There is something deeply beautiful and moving about the thread of sadness in all her poems. When I...

Why I Stepped Off the Beaten Path & Stayed Off

“Perseverance is impossible if we don’t permit ourselves to hope.” – Dean Koontz It all started when I was homeless.  There were seeds before that, those miserable nights of sleeplessness.  Dreading work the next day.  Pummeling myself to fit a certain form. ...

How Writing Makes You a Better Person

It’s easy for me to say that writing can make you a better person. I’m a writer. But I’m also convinced that the deliberate act of writing is a worthwhile endeavor for any person, no matter who or where—and certainly no matter why. Writing is mental and physical...

Overcoming the Fear of Relapse

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger There I was, living my life with ease. Almost ten months had gone by without a...

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