Want to change? Start small

Want to change?  Start small

Waiting for a major, life-changing moment to arrive? Chances are, it may never happen. Rather, say authors Aisling Leonard-Curtain and Dr Trish Leonard-Curtain, tiny changes can add up to a powerful shift in your everyday, and their timely book The Power of Small offers practical routes to achieving that incremental change. Here, they discuss five internal characters you may recognise, and how best to quell the criticism that can come from within

We are all constantly talking to ourselves. Each of us has one brain, yet it’s like we have a number of persistent little voices within us that all have an opinion on what we should and should not be doing. We run into trouble when these small voices start to take on a predominant role in our lives. These small characters are based on the messages given to us by our role models over the years and internalised. Our internal characters are not necessarily bad. Each one of them serves some key evolutionary function of trying to protect us in some way.

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue reading

Subscribe Login

Independent journalism every day

With digital access you can read The Business Post whenever, wherever, and however you want.

  • Unlimited access to all sections of The Business Post on desktop, tablet and mobile.
  • Breaking news, comment and analysis from the best Business Post writers seven days a week.
  • Live blogs of major news events.
  • Videos and podcasts from some of the industry's most respected journalists such as Michael Brennan, Susan Mitchell and Ian Guider.
  • Access to The Business Post's extensive archive​.

Related Articles

More from The Business Post