Change is hard.

I’ve spent the last week moving and the move has been tough.  I can’t find my cups and the important papers that were on my desk are buried in a box somewhere. 

I still have to update my address at the post office, refill the fridge, and switch the phone service. And my toothbrush?  I just gave up looking for it and bought another one.

Change takes work.

Since I’m in the middle of my own set of major changes, I thought I’d share some tips for making it through your season of change well.


We are creatures of habit and any shift in our routines require us to think more and expend more energy doing all of the things we have to do. No more driving on autopilot to get from home to work. Traffic patterns are new and alternate routes must be learned.

Change can be painful. When your health is at stake, the change in diet, exercise, or life pace can be difficult to navigate. When you lose your job fear and anxiety can set in. And when a loved one dies and the phone doesn’t ring as often sharp pangs in the heart abound.

But change can also be good. Change wake us up to the fragility, uncertainty, and temporary nature of life….if you will let it. It makes us more appreciative for what we have, have had, and gives us hope for what new experiences can come our way.

You can make it through this season of change and come through on the other side doing well.  I pray that today’s tips help you towards that end.

Life is change. The longer you live, the more you know that the only thing constant in this life is change.

Accept change, welcome change, find the silver lining in it.


Have you registered for this Thursday’s class?


Online Class

I do hope that you join me on August 18th for the “Living a Life That You Love” Online Class where I will spend focused time sharing with you how I’ve done that over the years in more detail.  However today’s podcast will give you great encouragement for a few simple things you can start doing right now.


Let’s Talk!

  • What is the difficult change you are currently experiencing?
  • How has the change affected you?
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Highlights for Today’s Episode:

  • Respond to change slowly. Give yourself margin.  Be patient with yourself.
  • Feel free to change with the change.
  • Manage the cost of change.
  • Look for the lovely.  There is always a silver lining.

Quick Links

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 ==> Quotes from today’s show {Click to tweet} 

  • Nothing that has happened to you was unexpected by God. @ChrystalHurst

  •  If God allowed a change in your life He knew you could handle the change. @ChrystalHurst

  • What is happening in your life is not happening to you, it’s happening for you.  @Travis Greene

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