Sometimes you know it’s seriously time for a change. Many of us live in a state of constant stress and exhaustion; some of us are in toxic relationships and others of us are in relationships that are simply flat.
Many people find themselves trapped in lives that feel generally unfulfilling and unrewarding. It’s the same thing day in and day out. Sometimes the monotony and sameness feels as though it will never end. Surely there’s got to be more to life than this!
If you find yourself wondering if it’s time for a change, then perhaps indeed it is. While we all face stressors and other problems on a regular basis – it IS part of life – a person’s life should nonetheless still be full and rich. If yours isn’t, it might be time to do something about it.
Below are a few signs it’s seriously time for a change…
If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t. If you’re going about your day and things just don’t feel right, then this is a definite sign that it’s time for a change. Is it your relationship? Your career? Your home? Your family? Whatever it is, if you’re feeling less than enthusiastic on a regular basis, then it’s time to make a change.
2. You Haven’t Discovered What Makes You Happy
Discovering what you’re passionate about and deeply interested in is extremely important. Take time to discover what truly makes you happy. If you have no idea where to start, try taking an online personality test to get a better idea of who you are. To really discover this for yourself, you must take the time to do so.
3. You’re Stuck in Your Comfort Zone
Otherwise known as being stuck in a rut, the inability to step outside of your own comfort zone is a clear sign that something needs to change in your life. Exciting and enriching things rarely ever happen in a person’s comfort zone.
4. You Feel Numb
You generally feel kind of blah. Maybe you’re even experiencing some depression surrounding your everyday life. Be sure to seek help if you truly are depressed, but if your circumstances are contributing to your depression, it is definitely time for a change.
5. Your Health Is Suffering
If you’re exhausted, cranky, or physically uncomfortable all or most of the time, then maybe it’s time for a change. Stress is the number one cause of all health problems, from autoimmune to adrenal fatigue to high blood pressure. If your health is suffering, it’s time for things to change!
6. You Haven’t Prioritized Your Life
If you write down things that mean the most to you, you can ask yourself whether you are making these things a priority in your life. Are you devoting enough time to these important needs in your life?
Many experts say that human beings only feel truly fulfilled in their lives when they spend enough time on the things they care about. If you find you’re not devoting sufficient time to the things that matter to you, it’s certainly time for a change.
7. You’re Often Jealous of Others
The grass is always greener isn’t just an old cliché. If you find yourself frequently jealous of coworkers, family or friends, this is a clear sign that something needs to change in your life.
8. Vacations Are Everything to You
Everyone deserves some time off from work, and you’re no exception. But even though vacations can be awesome, wouldn’t it be great if your life itself was so awesome that you didn’t have to leave for the vacation?
Even better than a vacation is having things to do every day that energize you in the same way a vacation does for only a week or two each year.
9. You Just Can’t Wait for the Weekend
Like vacations, the weekends are supposed to be relaxing as well as fun, but there’s no reason why every day of the week shouldn’t be enjoyable as well. While there is nothing wrong with the idea of having big plans for the weekend, if you’re weekdays are all spent dreaming of the weekends, it’s a pretty clear sign you need to start making some changes in your weekdays.
Are you noticing these signs that it’s time for a change in your life?