#003 How to Embrace Change with Nathan Ashby

Self-Starter. Performer. Experimenter. Originally hailing from London, England, Nathan Ashby has leveraged his passion for travel and hard work to acquire a multitude of world experiences to push himself forward in life through embracing change and the fear that naturally comes with it. Over the course of his life so far, he’s traveled the world, eventually relocating to the United States, started over with forming relationships, and has worked in many different industries, finding his place in life.

In this episode, you’ll hear his story on how he learned to embrace the many changes in his life. You’ll also learn some tactics on how to become more resilient so you can bounce back from changes in your life, stronger than ever before.


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  • Moving to America and starting over 1:19
  • Adapting to Hawaiian culture 6:07
  • Lessons learned from moving to a new country 8:45
  • Trying different jobs 14:01
  • Embracing change 20:57
  • Why feeling fear is good 22:02
  • Transitioning into the corporate world 30:00
  • Transferrable skills 33:18
  • Reasons people fear change 1/2 36:56
  • Major life changes 39:28
  • Avoiding the hedonic treadmill 42:59
  • Reasons people fear change 2/2 46:46
  • Transferrable Skills 2/2 49:09
  • What does adapting to change mean to Jon Meisburg? 53:12
  • Going through multiple changes at once 54:50
  • Formative years and adapting to change 58:29
  • What makes a relationship last 1:01:58
  • How the universe can force you to change 1:04:47
  • How to be more resilient 1:08:41
  • Can negative emotion be used in a positive way? 1:10:10
  • Is forgiveness necessary to move on? 1:21:51
  • The Hedonic Treadmill 1:24:29
  • Final Words 1:27:30



If any listeners have any experience with change, I’d love to hear from you…

How have you been able to embrace change and become more resilient?

Let me know in the comments.

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