Change is something that’s still pretty new to me. Until recently, I did whatever I could to keep it out of my vocabulary – and my life.
I chose to stay home and attend a commuter college while my friends went off to dorm rooms and new adventures, and I remained in a toxic relationship for more than five years because I believed it was more secure than starting fresh with someone new.
But that’s all in the past. As I get older, I find myself itching to make positive adjustments in my life more and more.
And with this, I’ve discovered how important and healthy it is to push ourselves to do the things that make us uncomfortable. It’s these actions, and not remaining in the bubble of our safe little worlds, that build our confidence and enable us to accomplish what we never thought we could.
Change is actually a really awesome superpower that we all have the ability to harness!
Getting to this realization wasn’t easy for me, but it’s totally doable for everybody if you take the right steps. Here’s what I’ve found helped me on my path to getting comfortable with that scary but remarkable six-letter word we call change: