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Change for the Better

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

Richard Bach

The only future thing of which we can be absolutely certain is that there will be some degree of change in all of our lives. Learning how consciously to direct the changes in your life towards something more positive is most definitely a very important part of being resilient.

Before we start to examine change in more detail, and look at the impact that it can have on resilience, I wanted to share the story of Meredith Murray. She tells us her story frankly and inspiringly, and she has chosen to call it ‘Butterflies Are Free’.

On June 20, 1995, my life changed forever.

I think of my experience as a metamorphosis, like that of a ...

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