Change is law of nature and is necessary for survival. People need change and sometimes they want change but it is difficult to change. The primary reason is no one wants to come out of their comfort zone and the habits they have. It is irony that people want different kind of life, more success but do not want to bring changes in them rather wants people around them to change and get results which are not possible. It is essential to understand the changing process.
Reasons to change
Hindrances to change
Different levels of change
Reasons to change- Everyone has their own reasons to change but they all fall in these categories.
• To upgrade self
• The role you play demands so
• The situation and circumstances changes so people need to change
To upgrade self- It is important to upgrade self at any phase of your life. This needs change and at the same time the work required is also different as you progress. We play multiple roles and each role has certain responsibilities which demands up gradation for smooth working and progress.
Hindrances to change- There is no as such hindrances to change but it is self created fixations. It is a human nature that people think they are right, the proportion varies. It is difficult to accept that change is required. People are so used to their habits and comfort zone that moving out of it is a challenge.
Secondly it is the Mr. Ego that pops up when change is talked of. The thought that triggers is Why should I change others have to change. Lots of justification, rationalization and arguments are done on this issue. It is to be understood that change leads to many possibilities in life and an enhancement.
People compromise and feel victimized- People at times feels that they want to change but are not able to change due to certain reasons and feel victimized. It is to be understood that change is always for the betterment with mutual benefits.
Different levels of change- Change in itself has a very wider dimension physical change, mental change and emotional change.
Physical change is necessary as the appearance and the weight as per the height keeps one healthy as well as pleasing. Lots of work is done at physical level.
Mental change is essential for moving forward and achieving success in life. One should know about the mental state and attitude. Is it positive or negative, powerful or weak? If the mental state is not healthy and helpful it needs a change and when worked on it gives big result.
Emotional change is most of the time overlooked and neglected as people are unaware of the power of emotions. Positive emotions like love, care, kindness, compassion, happiness, joy, trust, contentment and many more gives all the energy to perform a task, overcome challenges and move forward to succeed. Negative emotions such as anger, frustration, greed, jealously, and many more drains all the energy and steals the productive time. It is essential to change at emotional level for overall growth.
Change is inevitable and necessary for survival when it is done willingly gives growth, contentment and pleasure when it is done unwillingly it feels like burden in spite of getting good results.
Change at the first stage is hard, at second stage is messy and is gorgeous at the end. Embrace change and evolve forever.