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One Day Is Never Too Late To Change Your Life Into The One You Want

Life as we know it passes us quicker than we'd like to admit.

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One Day Is Never Too Late To Change Your Life Into The One You Want
Tessa McLamb

Although it's easy to feel like time isn't progressing, it's important to remember that it is. And it always will be. Because the minutes turn into hours and the hours turn into days, it's easy to get stuck in a seemingly endless routine. A routine that leads to unpleasantries and malaise. But the thing about these feelings is that they can be easily diminished when we realize we can make a change. Although we feel that time may not always be on our side, it's vital that we recognize that the infiniteness of it gives us the opportunity to make these changes; whenever, wherever. Once we understand that time is ticking nonstop, will we then come to terms with the fact that it is never too late to change our lives?

One day you're 12. One day you're 18. The next day you're 25. Or 49. Or 62. One day, you're however old, living your life, settling for what you think must be the end all be all. But it abruptly hits you that you want to change. One day it hits you that the life you're living isn't satisfying you to the maximum point of satisfaction that you're seeking. This one day, the day you want to change it all, is the same day you'll ask yourself, is it too late? Is it too late to change my life?

I'm here to tell you that it is never too late.

I'm writing this from recent experience with a newfound interest and a hopeful spirit. It took me a few years to realize that life is never permanent. From the time I assumed who I wanted to be, with an assumption of what I wanted to do, I had a feeling that everything would be set in stone. I couldn't change my mind, I couldn't change my life or who I wanted to be. Recently though, I have come to the realization that who we are is never who we will always be. I've asked myself, why should I conform to one life forever, to one being forever, when I can change it all within the blink of an eye? When I can change who I am...all within the blink of an eye? I feel like sometimes we are so caught up in a pattern of the person we've been and the things we've done, that we forget that development exists. Every single day, whether we know it or not, we evolve. Every single day, we make slight, unnoticed changes. We are never truly the same as we were the day before. Which is why it's perfectly okay and perfectly the right time to make the change you've been seeking.

When it all comes down to it, it's important to know that it is NEVER EVER too late to turn your life into a completely different lifestyle. It's alright to want to be different. It's alright to be dissatisfied with who you are or what you've done. You know why? Because those same feelings of dissatisfaction can turn into wholeness and fulfillment. There may be a voice within you trying to place doubt against your will to change; asking you if you can really do it or if there's really enough time. Don't listen to it. Don't fall for the hesitation or uncertainty. Remember that time is endless and so are your dreams and desires; so change. Be who you want to be. Do what you want to do.

It's never too late to make a difference in your life.

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