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Use WOOP to Overcome Obstacles ep. 27

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I discuss how you can use WOOP to overcome obstacles to realizing your wishes and dreams. WOOP stands for wish, outcome, obstacle, plan.

Learn more at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/04/15/use-woop-to-overcome-obstacles/

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Facing Anxiety with Self Compassion ep. 26

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, host Damianne President shares how we can take a moment to explore how we’re really feeling at the moment. She also shares how you can use mental contrasting for success or to reduce anxiety. The episode ends with a challenge to connect with an old friend.

Find the full shownotees at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/04/08/developing-self-compassion-and-making-connections-ep-26/

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We’re All Fine (even when we’re not)

Think back. Have you ever asked how are you and kept walking away? Has there ever been a time when you didn’t listen to the answer?

Take some time to recognize the truth of how you’re feeling and give yourself some kindness.

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Find the Type of Meditation that’s Right for You ep. 25

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I discuss the different types of meditation available and provide some questions and ideas to help you find the type of meditation that’s right for you.

* I attributed habit stacking to James Clear, but it was actually developed by BJ Fogg.

Find the full shownotees at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/04/01/find-the-type-of-meditation-thats-right-for-you/

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Challenging Prejudice and Building a Life of Purpose ep. 24

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I chat with Avril Matsui. Born in the UK, Avril has lived in Japan for the past 26 years. We speak about race and prejudice, and what it’s like living as a black woman in Japan. She also shares her purpose and how she discovered it.

Listen to this episode to learn some great strategies for finding your purpose and making positive changes in your life. Avril inspires us with questions that we can ask to help us make sure that we are living full lives, in our integrity.

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How to Build Resilience ep. 23

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I discuss the four types of resilience and how to develop them, especially during this tumultuous time.

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Using Free Websites for Learning ep. 22

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I recommend 3 online courses and three general websites where you can learn online. There are also lists of resources in the show notes web page.

Find the full show notes at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/03/11/using-free-websites-for-learning/

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Being Intentional and Building a Career to Make An Impact ep. 21

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I chat with Maria Xenidou. In our chat, Maria shares corporate journey and how change snuck up on her 2015. She explains how it took her 2 years to embark on a journey of discovering what would be next for her. We learn about portfolio career and impact learning. She shares how journaling and self-coaching helps her determine her path for making a change in the world. Listen to this episode for some concrete examples of how we can help people by making contributions that have impact.

Timeline of the Chat

2:00 – Maria introduces herself
2:44 – The decision to become a corporate scientist and her journey in that career
6:35 – On being intentional and learning from others
8:48 – How change snuck up on her and why she left her corporate career
11:55 – What is impact learning
13:08 – What is a portfolio career and how it connects to impact learning
16:06 – How Impact Learning started and finding collaborators for impact learning
19:31 – Advocacy and supporting organizations
21:22 – How we can contribute and help
22:08 – How Maria built Impact Learning
25:25 – Challenges on her journey and finding impactful work that matters
28:42 – What makes a good project and choosing what to work on
31:05 – How to build skills and avoiding overwhelm
34:35 – Maria’s role model and mentors
37:27 – Her approach to coaching and views on self-directed learning
41:18 – Book recommendations
45:08 – Where and how to connect with Maria

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Book Recommendation – A Starter on Grief

It’s OK That You’re Not OK is a starter guide on grief by Megan Devine.

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How to Cope with Grief ep. 20

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, I discuss grief. Learn how you can cope with grief after losing a loved one through death, or how to support someone else who is grieving. Many of the tips also apply to other types of grief.

Find the full shownotees at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/02/26/how-to-cope-with-grief/

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Trust That Things Will Get Better ep. 19

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, Angela shares her journey in the past few years.

Angela is open and vulnerable in this chat. We talk about the challenge of moving back to your parents home as an adult. We also discuss the difficulty of repatriation. Angela would like to move back to Canada, so we end by thinking through some of the possible ways that she can realize this dream.

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How to Overcome FEAR

In this episode of Changes Big and Small, we explore how to move from FEAR to ACTion using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Find the full shownotees at https://changesbigandsmall.com/2020/02/12/how-to-overcome-fear/

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