The word ‘Change’ is a powerful verb. It can strike fear into people’s hearts or it can inspire them to achieve dreams that they thought were out their reach. Many people dream about changing the world and making it a better place – and they have succeeded too.
Our history is littered with examples of inventions and moments that have changed the way societies function – Thomas Edison, Martin Luther King, Alexander Graham Bell, JFK, Karl Benz, Mother Theresa, Woodville Latham, the Lumière brothers, Ghandi, Winston Churchill and Che Guevara (just to name a few) are all universal icons whose actions have promoted a changed society. Changes based on the desire of wanting to achieve a dream that was bigger than they were – they simply made the decision to take action.
Yet despite knowing of these great acts of change, the thought of any deviation from the day to day can invoke so much fear in a individual that they would rather placate their feelings or misgivings with what they already know – after all ‘better the devil you know’ – instead of seizing the moment and venturing into the unknown. Reasons for such thoughts vary from person to person and only the individual has the power to acknowledge when life as they know it no longer fits and when they are ready to forge a new path in their lives.
More often than not, once you make a decision to change on a subconscious level you will find that changes will naturally follow – how they appear may not be as you planned but the shifts will happen and how you choose to deal with those shifts will determine your version of success.
When you allow your energy to expand, you allow yourself to be true to yourself and that’s when you truly begin to listen to your inner voice and make decisions to pursue dreams that were once thought to be unachievable. How big those dreams are, are entirely up to you.
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