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Wisdom from Chris Padgett

Wisdom from Chris Padgett

In 1981, Talking Heads proclaimed in the hit song “Once In a Lifetime”: “You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?” This is a question clients often ask when going through a big shift in life. Unfortunately, this question focuses on the past and it is the wrong question for the present moment.

Shift happens – especially when you least expect it. You may think you are doing everything right and following a path you feel will bring you to a place of happiness and then — one day — a change happens that turns your world upside down.

Sometimes change is brought about by external forces and sometimes it comes from within. Regardless of origin, change is often painful and riddled with paradox. When the moment comes – many people are rarely prepared for what happens and often times they become overwhelmed with fear and get stuck dwelling in the past.

The Shift is the Gift
The key to embracing a change is to see it as a gift and to see the value in the present moment – no matter how overwhelming it may feel….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Chris Padgett is an executive coach and the CEO of Growth Revolution.

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Gail Lynne Goodwin's InspireMeToday.com brings the world the best of the best inspiration from people like Sir Richard Branson, Jack Canfield, Debbie Ford and more. Each day we ask our Luminary to answer, "If you only had 500 words to share, what wisdom would you want to pass on to humanity? What have you learned that matters, and what doesn't?" We share their wisdom for FREE to help our community live an inspired life, each and every day!

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4:57PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

ty

4:21PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

Thank you! I put awww on the wrong story!

4:20PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

awwww

4:20PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

ty

8:48AM PDT on Jul 20, 2012

ok

11:54PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Thank you for sharing!

10:56PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

in life you have to learn to adapt......so far so good I have good luck...

8:33PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

change is almost always a scary thing. If we're undecided about changing jobs, moving, getting married, getting divorced, buying a house, etc, .Did I make the right descision?

8:20PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Thank you.

6:43AM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

thx

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