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The Myth of Self Help

Three reasons why pink fluff is tough

I wish I had a penny (or a cent) for how often I've heard people in all walks of life denigrate any or all of the following:

  • The self-help industry
  • Trainers and coaches
  • Talking about feelings
  • Anyone wanting to better themselves
  • Treating others fairly

I can hear the words reverberating round my head, as if it was said yesterday. Phrases like:

Bringing change to life - and how we resist it

We all know that change is inevitable in life, but none of us likes change being imposed. Amazingly though, we often resist changes we want to make. Oh yes, we find ways to sabotage, resist and undermine change, EVEN WHERE WE SAY WE WANT IT, AND SEE IT AS GOOD!

In this article, I will attempt to answer three questions:

Question 1 - How do we resist change?

We each have our own unique ways of resisting change. Here are a few popular resistance strategies. You may recognise them as ones that you use when faced with change.

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