Tag Archives | Change

Getting started, again

We started off the year with high hopes. We were going to find love! Start new jobs! Let go of old hurts! Now that it’s March, it’s time to do an evaluation. Are you any closer? Are you have the sort of realistic conversations with yourself that are going to stop you from repeating the same […]

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From Intent.com: Time to follow through

You buy a brand new television and keep it in the box in your garage. You buy plane tickets for a vacation to Bali and then never pack or go to the airport. You get engaged and then married to a person you don’t even really like. If you did any of those things, my […]

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From Intent.com: Beautiful Things Out of Dust

There’s a really wonderful song by a group called Gungor. The chorus says: “You make beautiful things You make beautiful things out of the dust. You make beautiful things You make beautiful things out of us.” There’s so much hope in those lyrics. There’s something about knowing that growth can happen out of dust. It means […]

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From Intent.com: Why Wait

So the month of December is officially the month of “Why Wait” here at Intent. In our newsletter last week, we wrote that there is nothing special about January 1. Nothing magical will happen to you at the stroke of midnight of 2014 that will magically give you the empowerment or will power you never […]

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Stop Being Afraid of Change and Go with the Flow

Why is it that change gets some of us so worked up? My mantra to my son is “change is good for me.” I guess it’s the fear of the unknown that creates fear in us, the what if’s, I don’t know how to, what if they don’t like it/me, what if I’m not good […]

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Empower Your Kids for #GivingTuesday

It’s a quiet evening in the Gobes household.  The autumn sun sets early as the rich aroma of Barefoot Contessa’s boeuf bourguignon peaks our appetites.  With a click of the mouse, my cozy, quiet, comfort-food kitchen is suddenly infused with emotion as my family quickly transitions from hunger to contemplation to tears to determination to […]

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Deepak Chopra: 5 Steps to Take Charge of Your Wellness (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1, here are the final 3 steps to take charge of your wellness: Step 3: Identify Harmful Patterns To change your negative habits, you have to know what they are. Some bad habits, like smoking and excessive drinking, are obvious, but others may be less so. Sitting all day is damaging to […]

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Deepak Chopra: 5 Steps to Take Charge of Your Wellness

A basic outline for prevention has existed for more than thirty years, but wellness has had a hard time making real headway. Old habits are hard to break. Our society has a magic bullet fixation, waiting for the next miracle drug to cure us of every ill. Doctors receive no economic benefit from pushing prevention […]

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Envy as a Catalyst for Change

From Othello to Cinderella, Toy Story to Snow White, envy and its kissing cousin jealousy have always gotten a bad rap. It is, in the words of the evil Iago, “the green eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” But the truth is, envy and to a lesser extent jealousy, can be […]

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Change is Good, and It Happens Faster Than We Think

It was in late 2003 that I developed a monster-sized crush on a boy named Tim. (His name has been changed to preserve anonymity; however, if “Tim” doesn’t figure out he’s “Tim” by the end of this blog post, I’m not a very good writer.) I was 14 and a freshman in high school, and […]

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