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7 Reasons Why Change Could Be The Best Thing For You


By Jennifer McShane
26th Oct 2015
7 Reasons Why Change Could Be The Best Thing For You

Change is an inevitable, yet scary part of life. Whether you’re about to take the plunge to a new job, new city or are finally jetting off to see the world; it is universally acknowledged that the unknown is a daunting prospect to face. Many view changes as a negative, but they needn’t be. Change drives us forward, propels us into the present and also presents us with an alternate route in life. Here are seven reasons why a change could be the best thing that ever happens to you:

Change Can Help You Grow As A Person

Changes in your life (both good and bad) can make you more flexible, understanding and logical. To embrace change is one of life’s more difficult asks and if you can cope with this upheaval, you will literally grow as a person. Your outlook changes and so does your appreciation for what has been. Hindsight is a wonderful thing and?when you look back, you should be able to see how much this change (whatever it may be) has helped you.

Change Ensures Life Stays Interesting

Change is responsible for everything from fashion trends to the rise and fall of empires. Change means you’ll have more new experiences today than you had a year ago, and if you’re sick of being stuck in a rut, this is what will get you out of it. The saying, ?the only thing that’s certain in life is that nothing stays the same? is a fact, and if we didn’t have it, life would be very dull indeed.

Change Leads To New Opportunities And Experiences

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Maybe your job requires you to move to a new city. Maybe you’re bored of the daily grind and decide to travel the world. Or maybe you just want to try that new coffee place down the street. Each change is an invitation for other changes and opportunities. That part time job in retail that you thought would lead to nowhere? Fast forward a few years and it could be the reason you’re now a part of the Fashion Week action. And why not? The beauty of life is that you never know what’s around the corner.

Change Ensures That The Bad Doesn’t Last Forever

You won’t find yourself in that bad apartment or a dead-end job forever. Changes can improve everything in your life, from your career to your friends to even your day-to-day happiness. Even the darkest skies have room for a ray of sunshine, and this always means the bad times will lift eventually.

Change Allows You To Move On

The break up you’d rather forget, the job you never want to think about again – these will all become distant memories one you move on to the next thing and the change kicks in. Once those bad situations do change, you’ll be able to focus on new circumstances and new reasons to be happy. Whatever you didn’t like can stay in the past, and you can look forward to the future and the rest of your life.

Change Means Progress

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If you’re not going forward, you’re stuck in one place and long term and this is never a good thing. It is better for us both physically and mentally to feel that we’re progressing in a positive way, and change plays a major part in that. It can lead to promotions, families and a chance to experience what you never thought you would, had you not taken that leap of faith.

Change Is Inevitable

Change in all its forms is going to happen, regardless of what we may do, so we might as well be ready to embrace it. Life, such as it is, has of way of throwing things at you that you least expect, but these can breed some of the greatest moments of happiness and joy. If you’re at a crossroads and unsure whether to take that leap of faith, feel the fear, do it anyway and get ready to experience all that life has to offer.