How To Deal With Change


How to Deal With Change With Josie Thomson
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How do you deal with change? Ever wondered if there was a secret to making change easier?

Change is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. But, whilst we can’t control what happens to us, we can control how we view it as Mindset, Resilience And Change Expert Josie Thomson reveals in this episode of The Love Destination Expert Series.


Why do some people find it easier to deal with change than others?

Mindset, Resilience And Change Expert Josie Thomson told, ‘Change in life is inevitable, it’s actually how we learn, we stretch and we grow.’

However, Thomson reveals that the difference is in how we view change. ‘There are two ways we can approach change. We can either resist it because we didn’t choose it. Or we can embrace it because it perhaps presents an opportunity to grow. Typically, our response to change is the first one, we usually see change as a negative,’ she said.


So how to we deal with change?

‘When I talk about change to people, they usually think about what am I giving up, they don’t usually say what am I gaining through this change. So the first think to look at is to, I understand the brain’s default position is to go immediately to what we don’t want and to acknowledge that that’s just a program.

Once you see that you literally said yourself, “Okay so that’s what I don’t want. What does it mean in terms of what I do want?” That refocus activity is simply all you need to do to get a grip on some clarity of thought to give you adaptive, wise options to actually step forward through the change.

You can’t do that while you’re focusing on what you don’t want. “

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About Josie Thomson

Josie Thomson is an executive coach, international speaker, trainer and seminar leader. An expert in her field, Josie is one of the few internationally certified master coaches in Australia (MCC). She has been awarded Coach of the Year for three consecutive years and was a Telstra Business Woman of the Year State Finalist.

Josie specialises in partnering with successful individuals to leverage skills and abilities toward exceptional outcomes in business, leadership and relationships. She has coached hundreds of executives and leaders to achieve massive personal and business breakthroughs. A well sought after speaker, Josie has shared the stage with top motivational speakers on the global speaking circuit. She has appeared on radio and talkback shows and been featured in international and national magazines and newspapers.

An avid learner, Josie has completed post graduate studies in the Neuroscience of Leadership through the NeuroLeadership Institute (NLI), and facilitates the NLI local interest group in Brisbane. She is also a former VP for the International Coach Federation (Brisbane Chapter) and the North Brisbane Chamber of Commerce.

Having survived cancer twice, most recently a brain tumour, Josie is devoted to sharing the learnings from her experiences for the improvement in the lives of others. She supports people in overcoming their fears and stressors; encouraging them to connect with life and powerfully express their true and authentic selves.