Accepting Unexpected Change

Aug 27, 2012

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25 thoughts on “Accepting Unexpected Change

  1. Your whole blog just blows me away, fashion + life inspiration = wow.
    Thank you for reminding us all of these home – truths.
    From a loyal fan

  2. Thank you for making so succinct and profound exactly what I would like a dear friend to know. Your timing could not be more perfect.

  3. ‘Everything will be alright in the end, if it is not alright, it is not the end!’ – a quote from a recent feel good movie I watched.

  4. Amazing post Shannon. I am currently struggling to deal with unexpected change as i’ve been applying for jobs and attending interviews but i am yet to receive a positive response

    xo Stephanie

  5. Here’s a love hug to you. For the past couple of years I have been relearning how to live a new lifestyle do to an issue that blind-sided me. Shannon, thanks for the inspiring posts and want you to know that you have made my ‘world’ a better place to live in. Take care. D

  6. What an amazingly, well-timed post. I recently ended a relationship. And while it is for the best, the pain of the loss of something I thought was going to be fabulous, coupled with the pain of trying to get my life back to center, has been crippling at times.
    Thank you for letting me know I am not alone…..
    I hope life smiles on you very soon.
    Be well..

  7. Love this post. You are a wonderfully wise person. It takes enormous courage to embrace the changes we do not seek, and sometimes wouldn’t even choose. I love the C.S. Lewis quote, because I do think you can’t move forward until you embrace change. I just was recently recommended some Pema Chodron books, who is brilliant about this subject. And really an excellent writer to boot. Thanks for your insights!

    I wish the best in this change in your life. Keep your eye on the light at the end of the tunnel. Its illuminating something, even if its not totally in focus now.

  8. I too add that it was extraordinary timing for me to open my email and find your encouraging words. My life has just been turned upside down and I am hoping I can find the right type of “Business” to keep me on the right path. When a loved one has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, it seems the light at the end of the tunnel is a train coming my way.
    thanks for your plan for the journey.

  9. You did a fantastic job on this post. I know I will be rereading it.
    I’m sending you out a big hug for whatever you are going thru right now. It sounds like you know what to expect. I am going to think of these steps next time I am in a similar situation.
    Thanks for this. (love the best buddies on the beach photo – happiness is that photo)


  10. I just love your blog and I’m so glad to have come across it. Every post you have never fail to INSPIRE. How you communicate your thoughts & ideas about a particular thing or situation always get right through anyone’s heart. You move people…you touch people…you inspire us in more ways than one. Hats off to you. Keep it up!

    Anj ❤

  11. Thank you for this wonderful post – it’s so timely and really meant for me! I just ended a relationship, changed careers and about to move countries as a result. The change is daunting, but I am choosing faith over fear. Your wisdom is intoxicating!

  12. I stumbled upon this post whilst looking for another one. This resonated with me having lost someone this year and putting things ‘on the shelf’ I know want to grab it back of the shelve. I’ve been spending the holidays planning and am trying to stay focused on a new plan for 2015. Thank you for such an inspiring post.

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