Starting a New Life Without Upending Everything

Often, things get so bad that we start wishing there was a pause button that would allow us to take a breather. Sometimes, we feel so stuck and hopeless in the same place. Feelings like these and situations that force us into a corner, can have many negative effects when we do not deal with them well.

Starting a new life is not easy. It requires changes that are sometimes very hard to implement. Most of what you will hear when it comes to starting a new life has everything to do with uprooting the status quo to a point where you are basically upending everything.

So, is it that hard? Does it have to be so severe? Do you really need tectonic-plate-scale change to see any benefits?
Well, not really. You do not have to reinvent yourself. Let’s learn how to get the ball rolling

1. Always Learn Something New

If you are feeling stagnated in one place, especially when it comes to the things that comprise your day to day activities, you will need to shake things up a bit. You can start by learning something new.

Think about it this way; you have achieved some modicum of success in your workplace, you feel stuck and would like to move ahead. Taking up an online course can be one of the ways to go. It will allow you to carry on with your life with something new on your plate.

Learning will make you even better at what you do, or you can learn something new and then branch out and do that, instead of what you are doing now.

2. Face Your Fears

You will be surprised just how many of the decisions we make are based on fear. We do not take risks, we avoid talking to others and miss opportunities, fearing the outcomes. The deal is, take risks within reason. You can literally change your life overnight with a braver heart.

You saw someone cute and you like them. Now you do not know what to do. Well, how about approaching that person politely and asking them out. The worst that can happen is, you end up with a bruised ego.

3. Maintain a Meaningful Social Circle

You have probably heard people say ‘you are as good as the company you keep.’ Expand your horizons but, make sure that the people in your social circle are meaningful. To be clear, it does not have to be that they benefit you in some way to qualify.

You can even branch out and create new friendships. However, do not forget your old friends. We cherish the right people so we can thrive. They hold us up and we do the same for them. Feeling stuck? How about you get new friends and expand that circle…?

4. Cope With Anxiety In a Healthy Way

If you are having excessive anxiety in your day, you should not feel alone. 40 million people over the age of 18 are affected by anxiety, in the United States alone. That’s about 18.1% of the population.

Most people have turned to CBD for refuge. However, you should always know when you have had enough of something. Do anything you can, to relax. It could be Netflix, shopping, drinking or exercising. Moderation is advised when seeking out ways to relax and ease anxiety.

5. Become Part of Something Bigger Than You

Do you scroll through social media wondering how people get to do so many wonderful things? Do you wish you could spend your hours better by becoming part of something profound? Why don't you try that?

You do not need to be out protesting every weekend. Being part of a movement is about making meaningful change. Use your consumer power, use your fundamental rights and your voice, to lend power to something that could potentially benefit a lot of people.

6. Take The Wheel

A considerable chunk of humanity goes through life as a passive passenger. The good news is that you do not have to give up anything in your life to gain control. You can take ownership by controlling certain specific aspects of your life. You will find it to be very liberating.

You need to know that you can depend on yourself to make your morning commute or even simpler tasks, empowering. Do not just sit in the background. You have ideas too. You have things you would like others to know and hear. Excuse yourself and give your ideas.

7. Do Not Forget Your Dreams

If you are unfulfilled in life and are not sure why to try tapping into the esoteric side of life. The subconscious holds the key to liberation and freedom sometimes. We tend to forget the dreams we have and what they could be trying to tell us.

If you have recurring dreams or dreams that have similar themes, it could be your mind figuring out something and wanting you to know and react to it. But, never take them in a literal sense. Just because someone told you to do something in your dreams does not mean you should take that advice.

8.Unplug and Get Creative

We live in a world where there is always a screen in front of us. Normally, we tend to stare at these screens in an attempt to consume information at a pace that is neither healthy nor useful.


Unplug and try to have original thoughts. Do things with your hands. Think about ideas and take walks when possible. This will aid in the process of tapping into your creative side and stop being a chronic consumer who just ingests without stopping.
Starting a new life requires your mind to be creative.

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