"The day was life changing for me. Ariane was one of the best and most moving speakers I saw at the conference and by 10am Ariane's book, "The First 30 Days: Your Guide to Any Change" was already sold out." -Chrissiana
Read More Testimonials»

On the New Directions Blog

Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

Read More About Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care»

Our Pursuing Your Dreams Experts

Jennifer Cohen

Jennifer Cohen

Senior leadership consultant and the founder and Principal...

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Julia Stoel-Legro

Julia Stoel-Legro

Founder and CEO of YES!Works

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Mike Dooley

Mike Dooley

Author of Notes from the Universe and founder of Totally Unique...

Shared by First30Days View Profile»

Meet all of our New Directions Experts»

News

The latest news on this change — carefully culled from the world wide web by our change agents. They do the surfing, so you don't have to!

Breaking the Holding Pattern, Following Your Dream

Sometimes moving toward a life dream is tough because we can't put our finger on what exactly that dream is. But what if you know what you want, but can't--or won't--work up the steam to really go for it? In this column, psychologist Lynn Friedman looks at the concept of resistance and what keeps us from making changes--especially in achieving the things we want most.

Posted: 1/28/08