Variety: The Spice or Fright of Life

There seems to be three type of people in the world; those who hate change, those who don’t like change but cope with it and, of course, those who thrive on change – which are you?

The old saying goes that variety is the spice of life and yet for those that hate change, variety means uncertainty, and therefore it becomes the fright of life. The truth is that we are changing right from the moment we are born; changing size, shape and appearance all while developing and varying our thoughts, beliefs and values.

In a famous Tony Robbins speech, he tells his audience that “the quality of your life is directly related to how much uncertainty you can comfortably handle.” With this one statement, he sets the seeds of the need for change within our lives.

It is, in fact, a truth of nature that we need variety, uncertainty and even surprises in our lives as our nervous system requires a range of different emotions to thrive. We all like surprises, don’t we? Well actually no, we like the pleasant surprises, and some people don’t even want them.

“Your life does not get better by chance; it gets better by change” – Jim Rohn.

There are people in this world so opposed and scared to change that even the pleasant surprises at birthday’s and Christmas are of no interest to them.

The truth to change though is that it is a choice we have within our lives and we always make the best decision we can at the time. However, if we want to improve our lives, we have to take a conscious responsibility to accept and even encourage change both inside and outside ourselves.

Before change happens on the outside, we must first make a difference on the inside through self-discovery, widening our perspectives and expanding experiences of the world. By doing this, we create a broader world for us to live in and enjoy.

Question – how can you broaden your world?

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Graham Nicholls is a Professional Coach, Author and Expert in Human Behavioural Patterns who helps his clients to make their lives better.
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