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Overwhelming Change, and the Long Walk Up the Down Staircase
"New choices are made when we feel uncomfortable. When our discomfort and our pain force us to find a new path. This discomfort leads to change. Change leads to new discovery from within. We then become more than we were before."
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"New choices are made when we feel uncomfortable. When our discomfort and our pain force us to find a new path. This discomfort leads to change.Change leads to new discovery from within. We then become more than we were before."
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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room