Many of us have problems with change. We don’t like it. We resist anything that is not part of our established routines. We draw comfort from our routines and surround ourselves with people who are like-minded and like-thinking. It becomes like a blanket during a cold winter’s night, warm and satisfying. When change do come it’s like being awakened from a deep sleep. It shakes us awake, it makes us uncomfortable, it feels cold. Change is good.
Change allows us to take an account of who we are, where we are, and whom we surround ourselves with. Over time without change we become stoic. Change allows us to take action. In some ways, action that we should have taken before at an earlier time. Change allows us to realign our goals and aspirations. Change allows us to get to know ourselves better. Change equals evolution of our spirits.
In this evolution of our spirits, we will need to open our hearts and not be resistant or hesitant of it. Embracing change is therapeutic. Change purges the old, the stale, the thoughts that could actually be holding us back from becoming the person’s we are intended to be.
Experiencing new and different things, embracing new and different thoughts, meeting new people with different views and from different places all add to our encyclopedia of life. It helps to make us richer, more well-rounded individuals. Just like losing 10 pounds can for an overweight person, change can make you healthier.
As we prepare for a new year ask yourself: What do you want the coming year to be like? What kind of people do you want to surround yourself with? What goals do you want to achieve? What dreams do you have that you want to come true?
Then embrace the changes you may have to make within yourself and those who surround you to make your goals, dreams, and aspirations come true. Change is good!