If you don't like what is happening around you...change it

Sometimes we feel stuck. We just do. We feel like we have exhausted all our options and have tried "everything." And now we are in a position to just accept our lives for what they are no matter how much we hate it. We get defeated.

But maybe we haven't tried EVERYTHING. We have only tried what we know to do. But what if there are many more options available to us. We just may have to open up and find someone else to help us see other options, because after all, we don't know what we don't know.

If you don't like what is happening around you, it's time to change it. No one is as stuck as they feel unless you are choosing to be stuck. You just may not know how to get yourself unstuck.

Finding other people that can help you, that may have different answers than you is essential, but we first have to be willing to accept the idea that we don't have the answers.

You should ask yourself if you are choosing to be stuck in your situation or if you are choosing to allow someone else to give you a different approach to things you may not have considered. Many times people will look at something designed to help them and say "Well, I just don't see how that can help me." It won't if you decide to stay stuck not doing anything new.

We have a tendency to want to know outcomes as definitive truths, and we won't take a leap of faith and try something new if we can't see the end results. The end results however, are what you choose them to be. If you want to be happy, you will be happy. If you want to gain knowledge, you will gain knowledge. If you want to feel empowered, that's the outcome you will get.

The end results, the outcomes, they are all up to you. But, it will require someone else guiding you, holding you accountable for the decisions you want to make for yourself, and helping you to see and break your own patterns so you can get the desired outcomes you wish for yourself. Otherwise, when the changes get a little uncomfortable, we revert back to what we know, which is feeling stuck and helpless.

If you want to change your situation, if you want to be the person you want to be, if you want to feel empowered and free from the weight that is holding you down, then maybe it's time to make the decision that will change your life for the better and forever and reach out.


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