Change happens to all of us. It’s a fact of life. Change begins the moment of conception and never stops. The more we avoid change, the harder we have to work to overcome our fear and resistance to needed changes.
Resistance to change is a huge problem and usually leads to a difficult process of removing the obstruction in our personal growth. The greater the lesson the more we feel a lack of motivation to do anything that would aid us facilitating the change we need. The perceived difficulty involved in the change suppresses our desire for growth. Immobilized by our thoughts, we do nothing.
Fear stands for “false evidence appearing real”. Our ego mind plays a big part in providing us with fear messages, telling us that it’s too much work, costs too much money, you’ll be living in your car, no one will take care of you. The hardest hitting piece of advice from the ego mind is “what if you fail?” And the ego mind never ever talks to us about what happens when we succeed.
What does happen when we succeed? It’s a wonderful experience! With the hard work done, it’s time to feel all the positive and high vibrational energies that now enhance your life. Your self-worth is greater. Your accomplishment adds value to you.
You’re healthier now for the simple fact that you are no longer worrying about the fear test you just conquered. Your success provides a sense of fulfilment and pride. You’re more confident and happy that you moved through your fear, coming out on the other side triumphant.
An upcoming fear test for me is to start going through my mother’s boxes of stuff, things that were important to her. She’s been gone for seven years. It’s time to talk a huge walk down memory lane and get lost in some wonderful memories. My fear isn’t reconnecting with her, the boxes are up high and have gotten wet when the garage roof leaked. The lack of physical strength I once possessed has greatly diminished over the years. I’ll get it done when I get the room cleared enough to work in. That is a job in itself.
I know that all things happen when they are supposed to but just the idea of having to deal with so many boxes used to cause me anxiety. Today I looked at what needed to be done in the room so I could go through boxes in there. I also went through one box. A baby step down a longer path to come. A small yet meaningful accomplishment for me. All without any anxiety!
Have you been putting something off out of fear of change? Is there something you might consider doing? You’ll know when the time is right as you will decide one day to just do it.
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