How can change help us grow?

Change is inevitable. But more often than not, people find it hard to come to terms with. As such, we get used to certain things such as a certain route we take to work, or even a lifestyle. And, there will be a time in our lives when we most certainly have to get out of the comfort zone to experience something different, to learn and grow. Unfortunately, any type of change can result in anxiety and distress. It is at this time that an individual needs to know that change can be liberating. Hence, shaking things up every now and then will help train your mind that change is not negative and there’s nothing to fear. 

In addition, change is a necessary part of life; it gives you a fresh start. If you are struggling to deal with it then its best advised to approach a personal life coach. A life coach can help you look at things from a fresh new perspective and will help you see the benefits that come along with change. Sometimes, you need that push to move forward and because we get so comfortable with a specific lifestyle or certain ways of getting things done that we never really grow and our life may just get stagnant. We most definitely don’t want that. Which is why it’s highly imperative for every individual to get out of their comfort zone. 

As the famous saying goes: “Great things never come from comfort zones”. Thus, stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new things is the best way to grow. Furthermore, when you don’t have the right motivation and drive to take the first step then it’s wise to get in touch with a personal life coach who can guide you through the pros of trying out new challenges and evaluate the possible outcomes. A skilled life coach will try to understand what’s holding you back, namely your limitations and analyse your behavior and approach to things. In doing so, they will get a better understanding of you and accordingly pen down a plan that is best suited for you. A plan that’ll entail what steps need to be taken by you in order to keep moving forward in life and adapt changes without any pessimistic thoughts that may hold you back.  

Finally, getting out of your comfort zone can be challenging, because humans are wired to expect the worst-case scenario. So, forcing yourself into discomfort then seeing the result will keep you pushing yourself to the limits. That’s why you need to get uncomfortable. Because remember; Life begins at the end of the comfort zone! 

- Written by Faisal Sajwani