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August 4–6

Hey there, It’s Christine from Change Your Mind-Change Your Life at Medium.

I came across a resource that fits nicely with the mission here at Change Your Mind-Change Your Life. Because you’re a reader here, I have the feeling you’re going to love this…

I’m speaking at the virtual Tools For a Good Life Summit this August 4–6th!

For the first time together, 20 masters of the Body, the Mind, and the Spirit reveal the tools you can implement ON THE SPOT to improve your life.

And you can join us VIRTUALLY and FOR FREE. Register here for FREE.

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August 4–6

Hey there, It’s Christine from Change Your Mind-Change Your Life at Medium.

I came across a resource that fits nicely with the mission here at Change Your Mind-Change Your Life. Because you’re a reader here, I have the feeling you’re going to love this…

I’m speaking at the virtual Tools For a Good Life Summit this August 4–6th!

For the first time together, 20 masters of the Body, the Mind, and the Spirit reveal the tools you can implement ON THE SPOT to improve your life.

And you can join us VIRTUALLY and FOR FREE. Register here for FREE.

Check…


Hey, at least you didn’t take down the Tour de France on day 1.

Your inner voice is not you, and you are not your inner voice. You are the being that observes the inner voice.

At times the inner voice is your friend, and other times it’s your worst enemy. Either way, it’s utterly detached from reality.

When I saw the massive crash on Stage 1 of The Tour de France, I jumped out of my seat. Holy wow, what a disaster. It makes my heart skip a beat any time I see a crash, but this one was spectacular, and also completely avoidable.

An excited, possibly clueless, fan with a cheesy…


A reminder from a 3,000 year old text.

Be quick to do good.
If you are slow,
The mind, delighting in mischief,
Will catch you.-from The Dhammapada

Act on your impulses to do good.

How easily we talk ourselves out of doing good. The impulse to do good will come from your small inner voice. Sometimes it may even yell at you. Nevertheless, the impulse is fleeting, then the ego jumps in with “logic” and rationalizations to talk you out of it.

I’ll do it later.
No one cares anyway.
I don’t see why I should when no one else is.
It could all go wrong.

When the impulse hits you, make the call, extend…


Give yourself the best shot at a good life.

Cue up the ubiquitous sayings:

Your health is your wealth…
Without your health, you don’t have anything…
If you have your health, you’ll be happy…

Wisdom that’s profoundly simple and simply profound is easily ignored. Until life makes it real for you.

I had a scary accident in the water a few days ago. With only a second’s warning I was pinned under water long enough to have the thought, “Oh my God, is this how I’m going to die?” I got myself out and I was ultimately okay. After an exam and chest x-rays, the doctor proclaimed that my…


Learning is living.

Learning is living.

I can’t help but believe that when you stop learning, stop growing, and stop expanding, your life begins to decline. Things either expand or contract, but they don’t remain still.

Learning means you’re expanding. It promotes neural plasticity, causing your brain to create new nerve connections and pathways. It benefits your mental health by increasing feelings of confidence, accomplishment, and curiosity. It expands your social network as you meet new people and make new friends. It can lead to promotions at work or new streams of income.

“Learning never exhausts the mind.”-Leonardo Da Vinci

You can learn and succeed at any new skill.

Break learning down to a few…


Unpopular Opinion

How to be yourself without ruining your life.

Has the “be yourself” pendulum swung too far?

Advice to be yourself and not care about what other people think is great until you find yourself with few friends and a go-nowhere job. Heck, you may even find yourself at the center of a viral news piece or on the no-fly list.

What’s driving your choices?

Human behavior is seldom uncomplicated. It’s the ego that drives just about all your actions and decisions. That means personality, and the choices you make, are the result of drivers like fear, insecurities, and past experiences.

It takes work to get to the root of your motives, and…


Even if you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, you can give your kids these two lifetime advantages.

Even if you weren’t born with a silver spoon in your mouth, you can give your kids these two lifetime advantages.

You have big dreams for your kids. You want them to have the things you didn’t have when you were growing up. You want them to be happy, healthy, and successful.

You can give your children a ticket to a rich life, and you don’t have to be from a wealthy family to do it. You also don’t have to obsess over the best preschool, designer clothes, or an obscene number of toys and gadgets.

The two tips I’ll cover here don’t often make the lists of trendy success tips, but ignoring these crucial foundational basics is like trying to…


You’ll have everything you need for today.

Give us this day our daily bread.

Many will recognize these words from what’s called “The Lord’s Prayer”. It’s just one part of a prayer that’s simple, yet it encoumpasses all our human needs.

It’s easy to take a commonly known piece of scripture and recite it without really digging down enough to know it and live it.

Give us this day our daily bread. Matthew 6:11

You’ll have everything you need for today.

I don’t read or recite the line as a pleading for what I need today. I read it as an assurance that the loving source that created and sustains us all will provide exactly what we need for today.

It’s…

Dr. Christine Bradstreet

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