Change for the better

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Change for the better

For every ailment under the sun
There is a remedy, or there is none;
If there be one, try to find it;
If there be none, never mind it.
– Mother Goose

The first step on your path to freedom starts with a simple understanding of the things about yourself that you can and cannot change. Freedom begins in understanding which parts of yourself are within your power to change and which parts are not.

Attempt to change what you cannot and life will be frustration without end.

Ignore the changes within your grasp and life will be fruitless at best.

All change, however, needs momentum. All change needs a spark, a gentle push, something to get the wheel rolling.

Here’s a simple question to ask yourself:

What one thing can you change about yourself – a habit, a practice – in the next 30 days?

As we cross over into November, what one thing can you change for the better? Choose something daily, something measurable, and something you can achieve. Post it here if you like, hashtag it with #30better, share it with friends, and make one change in the next 30 days for the better.


It’s my life, it’ll change for the better
I’ve faced the light
It’s worth the fight
See a new day
Start a new way
Get it straight
Make a change for the better
– Journey

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2 responses to “Change for the better”

  1. For the rest of this month I’m going to write a page a day in my HTML5 book.

  2. Chris this is a great post. Thank you for the reminder.

    Recently a friend of mine was featured on a morning show where she talked about change and focusing just 15 minutes on it at a time. You can take a look here: It is worth reading and then watching the clip.

    For me my biggest change that I would like to focus on in November is taking the time (I almost wrote “finding the time”; as if it were lost) to read more.

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