Embracing Change

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Through bespoke learning experiences designed to help people realise what’s important to them and how they can build this into their life work, Co-Founder of The Change School, Solonia Teodros, believes in the many life lessons that empower us to make change a reality.

By ShuQi Liu

For many of us, one of the challenges in life is realigning and following our internal compass in a rapidly and constantly changing world. Everyone’s life changes differently. For women, some common pivotal moments include getting married, becoming a parent, and building a career in parallel.

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These life experiences force us to think about the kind of life partner, mother or working professional we want to be. As such, it can be difficult to realise a level of balance we are personally comfortable with.

Which is why, Solonia explained, it is important to seek new experiences, expand your horizons, view challenges in a new light and ultimately, embrace change.

As Steve Jobs said, “We only connect the dots when we look back.”

Solonia’s theory of change is that we can navigate through many choices in life with confidence and resilience, empowering ourselves to make change a reality when we have clarity of who and what our values are.

To do so, it is important to reflect on the “why” behind what we do, or think we want to do. With such clarity, you will be able to set long-term goals and short-term milestones to pave your path from point A to B with confidence.

This will help people realise their potential, which is an exciting concept. It hints at untapped abilities and recognises that you have more to offer, be, and do!

  1. Actively expand your own horizons and constantly learn new things
  2. Seek out experiences, stay open to new possibilities and windy roads
  3. Have a plan and purpose to give you meaning and direction
  4. Sign up for The Change School’s monthly newsletters for life skills tools
  5. Follow The Change School on Facebook and Instagram for daily tips

The Change School is a lifelong learning institute. This August, they are organising Change Ventures Bali, a 21-day commitment that mixes hands-on workshops and collaborative learning with mentorship, inspiration talks, peer-sharing, daily yoga and meditation. Feeling stuck? Find out more here.

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  • July 20, 2016, 11:12 AM  

    StÃ¥ pÃ¥ ditt Pea!nituDette er noe jeg virkelig synes du skal kunne unne deg, og som du sier: ungene kan ta seg sommerjobb! Det er en flott følelse Ã¥ ha tjent egne penger:-)Og hvis bilen stÃ¥r sparer du miljøet;-) hehe….Lykke til!!:-D

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