Despite what many people think, change is actually a good thing.
Our world has changed over centuries, has continued to do it to this day, and will continue to do it until the end of time. In essence, shouldn’t that mean that if change is constant then shouldn’t we adapt to changing with it?
If you aren’t growing then you’re dying inside. And if you aren’t growing then you simply aren’t open to changing. In an amazing book I finished today I adopted a quote that will forever stick in my brain that reads: “If you do not change, you can become extinct.” Therefore, without change one cannot continue to grow.
If you let the fear of change or refusal to acknowledge it continuously interrupt the natural process of change in your life, then you will always stay in the same place. You will always get the same results by always applying the same actions. Kind of a scary thought isn’t it? To grow old and be regretful of the many things you let fear stop you from doing could be devastating.
Typically, the fear of change is always much larger than it should be due the irrational appearance your mind creates of it when you repeatedly revisit the concept of it. No matter how scary something is, the actual truth is that things are never scarier than we imagine them to be and fear is created from just that-your imagination. The thought of what would happen if we don’t take on these fears is much scarier than the process of overcoming the actual fear itself.
Because if all of this, I think it’s safe to say that change is good. It is all just a natural part of life that we must accept in order to live a happy and fulfilled life. If you live a life that focuses on the past like I once did then you will feel an overall sense of relief to notice when a change is necessary and break through your fears to embrace it. This is something that has taken me roughly 4 years to overcome and I have the wonderful book I mentioned earlier thank for it. The book is call “Who Moved My Cheese” and if you are in a desperate need for change in your life then I would highly recommend that you read it. It’s a short little gem that takes less than an hour to read but should be read over and over again as the life lessons you will take from it are priceless.
I hope if you haven’t already that you will welcome change into your life and allow it to bring a natural and necessary change into your life.