Why Change is Good and Helpful in Your Growth

Nov 27, 2021 | Live it Not in it

Change is good, but it is something that we dread. Whenever something disturbs our peace, it stresses us out. Who wouldn’t be? Change is unsettling, but at the same time, change is good. So how can this change be helpful to us? How can it guide us to grow into the person that we want to be? 

According to former U.S. President Barack Obama, change is good, and he is right to say so! Change gives way to new things, and although the thought of change is scary, it is an opportunity to refresh everything. When you think about it, fighting change is a lot harder than embracing it. That said, here are reasons why you should embrace change.

1. Change Encourages Growth

Without change, we will remain stuck where we are. Even our bodies need to change so we can grow into adults. As you grow, you learn new things, you experience new challenges, and you learn lessons. All of these are essential in your growth, so without changes, you will never share them, and you will not grow.

2. It Can Lead You to New Opportunities

A change in your career is an invitation to try new things. Of course, you can choose to decline or accept these changes, but it is also crucial to consider the benefits of a new career path. Yes, changing careers is risky, but at the same time, it is a learning opportunity. With some guidance and training, you can also manage the risks that come with these changes. 

3. Out with Old and In with the New

Change is like spring cleaning; you get rid of the old things so new things can come in. When things are getting old, we need to replace them with something new. Old tires need a replacement; old shoes need to be thrown away, and so on. If you want to change, you need to get rid of the old things in your life. It is a healthy habit to pursue too! It’s like leaving toxic friends so you can meet new ones that are good for you and your soul! 

4. Paves the way for Improvements

Without changes, we will never improve as a person. Our attitude will remain the same if we do not open ourselves for improvement. When you open room for it, there will be an opportunity to improve our jobs, partners, finances, etc. But for that to happen, we need to do things differently and open ourselves for change. 

5. Change Brings New Adventures

What is life without adventures? Dull, monotonous, and boring, right? Being close to changes will do that to you, but if you open up for changes, it will give you adventures as you’ve never had before! It is easy to get stuck at work, go home after a 9 to 5 job, scroll through your phone without any excitement in your life [1]. 

Some people can live with that, but is it the life that you want? Of course not. Life is more than just living a routine. Without changes, you will be living that same life. But if you allow changes to happen, sit back and watch how your mundane life turns into an adventure!

6. It Ends a Bad Situation

Change is your ticket to a new situation when you are unhappy, unfulfilled, or unmotivated. When you embrace these changes, you will realize that a bad situation will not last forever. You will also see that there is a solution to your problem or problems. If you reject these changes, the chance to do something about it will pass by. You will lose the opportunity to redeem yourself if that makes sense. 

So what do you need to do? Taking a course to improve your skills gives you the chance to develop your problem-solving skills and enhance them. Use them to push yourself to move forward, and if you don’t like what you see in yourself or life right now, change it!

7. It Brings Healing

They say time heals, but if you ask me, time cannot heal you if you don’t choose to change. Let’s say you had your heartbroken. You cry about it, get angry, bargain about it, and even get depressed. If you choose to stay in that situation, you will be under stress, but healing comes from changing your ways. You can cry about how broken you are every day, but how can you get over your brokenness if you stay that way? 

Healing comes when you decide to change the way you see things. You will then realize that being heartbroken is an opportunity to work on yourself and a chance to meet someone better. You see,  whenever there is change, recovery follows. So embrace these changes; you will be happier in the end!

8. Changes Give us Hope

It is easier to stay put in a situation when everything else seems to fail. But, when you know that there are ways to improve it, and you have the knowledge to do something about it, and there are powerful ways to change the situation – it is comforting. It gives you hope that you can change it if you don’t like how your life looks right now. And the best part of this is that you can change it in ways you cannot imagine. The possibilities are endless! 

9. Helps you Move On

The past can be a good thing or a bad one. Whatever your reasons are, the past often has a way of keeping us down. Moving onwards is progress from the past. But if you don’t decide to change, you cannot move on. Your total potential will not be in fruition. Personal development is a vital part of moving on. It is why embracing the changes in your life will kick-start that personal development. 

10. Teaches Your to be Flexible

One of the things you must learn in life is to be adaptable and flexible in any situation [2]. Changes make life chaotic, but it is through these changes that we understand how to embrace chaos. Learning how to accept these changes makes you confident in any situation. You thrive in any setting because you can handle it. Change is difficult, but it will help you flourish in the end. 

Your Takeaway

Yes, change is scary; it is venturing into the unknown. But change is good too. It opens opportunities, healing and paves the way for a fresh start. If you are afraid of changes, don’t be! You are not alone in this ride. 

Take one step at a time, learn the process, and your life will turn around for good. We all fear change, but we are not born to worry about anything either. Embrace these changes; you are one step away from a different life!