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Change is an inevitable part of life. It can be exhilarating, freeing, exciting, wonderful. What does it take to make a change in life and free ourselves from our tethers? How do some people manage to take a step or a leap even in the face of uncertainty? Let’s explore.

Change is an inevitable part of life. It can be exhilarating, freeing, exciting, wonderful. What does it take to make a change in life and free ourselves from our tethers? How do some people manage to take a step or a leap even in the face of uncertainty? Let’s explore.
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Change is an inevitable part of life. It can be exhilarating, freeing, exciting, wonderful. What does it take to make a change in life and free ourselves from our tethers? How do some people manage to take a step or a leap even in the face of uncertainty? Let’s explore.

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Episodes

8. Laetitia Mendes – The Ripple Effects of Change

12/4/2019
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I hope you'll listen to the whole episode between me and Laetitia today. Laetitia is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. It comes up in our conversation, but we spend the bulk of the time discussing macrobiotics and how it's transformed Laetitia's life. We also explore the concepts of balance and spontaneity and how they play out in her life. When I interviewed Laetitia, she was preparing for her visit to India. She's made it to Goa. Laetitia, we'll all waiting for a post with at least some...

Duration:00:38:41

7. Praveen Selvasekaran – You can Learn Anything

11/27/2019
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Today, I'm chatting with Praveen Selvasekaran. Praveen and I first met about 16 years ago in Bangalore, India. Little did I imagine then that we would meet up again, working in the same company. Imagine my surprise when I got a Slack message from him welcoming me to the company where he'd been working for several years! Praveen and I have a meandering chat, discussing some of the changes he's made in his life, from moving away from home, to moving to Canada with his wife, where they are...

Duration:00:31:27

6. Emily Sliman – Find Something that Makes You Happy

11/20/2019
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This week, I’m speaking with another teacher, Emily Sliman. Although she’s a teacher like Ryan, who I chatted with last week, their paths have been quite different. Emily did start out working as a software engineer before changing to be a pastry chef. She didn’t find the passion that she was seeking there, and instead found it as a high school Math teacher. Along the way, Emily’s lived in 8 countries. In that time, she’s learned to embrace change and to say yes to new experiences. She also...

Duration:00:40:43

5. Ryan Mallonne – Finding the Possible

11/13/2019
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Today, I'm chatting with Ryan Mallonne. Ryan currently works as a classroom teacher at an international school in Prague. He loves teaching Grade 4. Having lived in several countries since his early twenties, Ryan shares some fascinating experiences such as serving in the Peace Corps and his two week silent retreats in Thailand. Listen on to find out his thoughts about change and why he thinks he can live in a cardboard box. Ryan social media use and and his blog are both aimed at his...

Duration:00:39:43

4. Annie Koshy – Finding the Courage to Be Yourself

11/6/2019
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Today, I'm chatting with Annie Koshy. Annie is an award-winning media professional, a multi-talented media and events personality, a trained elite speaker and emcee. As a model with one of the city's premier modelling agencies, Annie has garnered mainstream attention through her commercial work. Most recently, she was featured in a lead role in a short film. A documentary on her life is currently being filmed and she is the proud author of the book, How to Be your Badass Self, A Guide to...

Duration:00:44:08

3. Rossana Menezes – Community Can Support You with Change

10/30/2019
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Today, I'm chatting with Rossana Menezes. Rossana is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. Listen to hear about Rossana's distributed family, her approach to travel, and how she systematically made two dramatic changes in her life. There is so much that we can learn from Rossana to make changes in our own lives. Whether you're looking to travel, change jobs or something else, Rosanna has some invaluable tips that you can use, even if you're not a fan of spreadsheets. Learn about Rossana by...

Duration:00:33:22

2. Bogdan Copil – Start with Clarity

10/23/2019
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Today's guest is Bogdan Copil. Bogdan started off as a teacher, and has become an entrepreneur, finding his passion along the way. He's familiar with changing, having moved to Prague from Romania, and having held several jobs. I met Bogdan when we worked together at International School of Prague. I was always impressed and inspired by Bogdan's enthusiasm and love of chemistry. He is a person who gives 100% to the things that he takes on. I'm thrilled for you get to know him a bit in this...

Duration:00:47:01

1. Kim Cofino – Take that First Step

10/15/2019
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Today's guest is Kim Cofino. Kim is an amazing person. She's very familiar with change, having lived in the US, Germany, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan. Her job titles have included technology coordinator, entrepreneur and powerlifter. I first learned about Kim when I was a technology coordinator at Khartoum American school in Sudan. I was in charge of designing the technology curriculum at that school, and came across Kim's work at International School of Bangkok. She greatly inspired me in my...

Duration:00:40:55

Trailer

10/8/2019
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Damianne hosts a weekly podcast, Changes Big and Small. Each week, we'll meet one person and learn what was the biggest change in their life to inspire us to make changes in our own life. This trailer lets you know what to expect each week.

Duration:00:01:27