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Wisdom from Ariane De Bonvoisin

Wisdom from Ariane De Bonvoisin

The Change Guarantee is the belief I go to during times of change and transition in my own life. It states that, “from this situation, something good will come.”

I’ve found that every time my life is turned upside down, somehow, there is a gift associated with it, the universe is unfolding perfectly, life is on my side and somehow, I will come to see the lesson. I’ve interviewed thousands of people and every person can answer the question- what good came from this change?

I’m very committed to helping people see that change is good, that they are much better at change than they have ever been told, that the very best of who you are comes out during times of transition. The core of your spirit is a result of all the changes you’ve made and faced.

Change is the most important life skill to get good at.

There are ways of getting better at change – that’s what my work and my book have been about.

Think of the change you’d love to make or the change you are currently facing. I believe anyone can change – you’re never too old or too young. When you find that part inside yourself that doesn’t change – your core, your spirit – then the outside changes become infinitely easier to navigate….Continue reading at

Ariane is the author of First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change, as well as the founder and chief change optimist of

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5:33PM PDT on May 16, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

3:17PM PST on Nov 11, 2011


12:38AM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

Thanks for the article.

12:43PM PDT on Sep 22, 2011

Thank you

7:07PM PDT on Sep 19, 2011

The only constant is change. I guess the Universe is telling us something.

1:46PM PDT on Sep 19, 2011

thanks for sharing

1:38AM PDT on Sep 19, 2011

Thanks for sharing.

8:35PM PDT on Sep 18, 2011

It really does come back to what my Dad has always said-"Everything happens for a reason" It doesn't matter what it is-it happens,when it's supposed to happen.

7:40PM PDT on Sep 18, 2011

Wonderful! Thanks.

4:41PM PDT on Sep 18, 2011

I love change, although it can be very difficult, there is also a lesson to be learned through each one. Fortunate or not, my changes were the result of the deaths of my parents, but more intensely, the death of my husband. I have obviously become a much different person and that evolution was painful and terrifying. I survived. I am not sure if my changes will benefit me, but I am a stronger person because of them and I have enough confidence in myself to preservere! Thanks for the story.

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