“Change is constant. That’s the truth of being alive.”
– Alison Bonds Shapiro, American author of Healing into Possibility
“I don’t understand it,” he said.
I was speaking with a friend about some deep-level changes he was hoping to make in his life. Though he had started his journey of self-esteem building with great zeal, he now found himself running dry on motivation and backsliding.
“I know this stuff,” he said. “And I have a sincere desire to change.”
“So why the backsliding, right?” I responded. “Why the resistance?”
“Is that normal?” he asked. “Does everyone struggle like this with change?”
“Mostly,” I explained. &ldqu...
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