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The most recent stories from The Change Blog community.

The Year I Hit Rock Bottom

“When in doubt, choose change.” – Lily Leung It was the year everything changed. I gained over 30 pounds of fat. Crashed my first car. Got kicked out of college. Growing up, I was always athletic. Losing weight was never a problem. That changed my first year of...

Embracing Your Flaws to a Happier You

“There is a kind of beauty in imperfection.” – Conrad Hall Benjamin Franklin famously tried to be the perfect person.  He understood he had flaws, but he strived to change them.  He created a list of 13 virtues and would make detailed notes of which ones he broke on...

How Helping Others Helped Me Conquer My Anxiety

Seven years ago I was sat in a pub beer garden. Sitting opposite me was my girlfriend. Tears were streaming down her face. I had just told her that I couldn't visit her because my anxiety wouldn't let me get on a plane, or travel to another country, or do anything fun...

How I Quit Being a Slave to Alcohol

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” - Jim Rohn I couldn’t even walk to the bathroom. I had managed to stand up and step out of the tent, but I could barely put one foot in front of the other. My entire...