Hidden in any misfortune is good fortune.end quote

— Tao Te Ching
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Our Mission

Welcome to The First 30 Days!
Our mission is to inspire you to find the positive in any change—the ones you're struggling with and the ones you've always dreamed of making. We want to be the first place you think of in times of change, a place full of optimism where you find information and inspiration.

A Community of Change Optimists
We've never lived in a more uncertain time of change, transition and important decisions. Our site is committed to helping anyone cope with a change, to connecting people with others going through the same change and to introducing experts and insights that really will help.

Sign up for our site—it's free! You'll be able to ask and answer questions, receive 30 days of tips relevant to your change via email, share your own tips with our community and feel supported. Read what current members of our community think about the experience.

You can also choose to receive our signature Ariane's Change Secrets emails. These are small changes in your life that can make a big difference.

A Place To Get Answers
If you're simply looking for information, browse our site and read our expert interviews for trusted advice and wisdom, articles on what to expect during a transition or news updates and tips.

You can also listen in to our weekly podcast, Change Nation, on the site or in iTunes. Every week, Ariane speaks with experts, celebrities, authors and change agents in the world to bring you insights and advice on getting through change. Read her blog to be inspired and join the conversation about change. You can also buy the book The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change as an immediate step.

There’s always something new to help you get started, get on the right track and give you a sense of progress in the first thirty days and beyond.

Why We Believe in Change, and In You
Change is the one constant and getting good at change is probably one of the most important life skills. We believe that you are never too young or too old to make a change, and that you are stronger, smarter, more intuitive and more resilient than you have been told. It really is possible to get better at change, to learn what people who are good at change do, think and believe. You're in the right place.

Have more questions? Contact us. We're here to help!