“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it”. Muhammed Ali
… “and the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom”. Anais Nain
We all have big dreams and often; we are afraid to take the path that could lead us to the realization of our dreams. We are scared of the changes that those big dreams will bring in our lives. The uncertainties are scary, but yet, change is inevitable if we want to see improvements in our lives.
“Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream“. Debby Boone
For the past seven months, my life has been in a cascade of changes, from selling my house, moving to another state, buying a new house, living my older daughter behind, and the list goes on. Although I knew what to expect, it’s overwhelming. I have realized regardless of how prepared we are, regardless of our positive attitude, changes can be challenging.
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be the reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like“. Lao Tzu
“If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think”. Oprah Winfrey
“The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude”. Oprah Winfrey
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude”. Maya Angelou
As I am contemplating another major change in my personal life, I decided to go back to my quotes book which often empowers me and I hope you find those quotes helpful.
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves”. Viktor E. Frankl.
“You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Roy T. Bennett
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” Barack Obama
If you are just like me at this moment, undecided, afraid of making that change, remember: “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction“. Jim Rohn.
“Everything we want is on the other side of fear”. George Addair