As you grow in experience and age, you accumulate further wisdom – or opinions about the world – that can impact your personality, your mood and your convictions. Often, as a result of your new experience, you will find that you are a different person, you are someone who has learned something important about life. And the best way to embrace the new knowledge is to rebuild elements of your life against it.
Let’s have a look at the three types of transformations that people can go through:
Start Small: A Change Of Style
After a big life event (such as a new job or a breakup), you may be interested in modifying your appearance to show the world you are ready for new things. A new hairstyle can often be the ticket that brings on a new strength to your personality. However, simply buying a cute Dorothy Perkins dress could be all you need to feel brand new.
Grow Confident: A Change Of Direction
After a few years in the same company, or in the same industry, you can grow disillusioned about it. This calls for a bold change of direction. While it might be scary to change careers, it’s a decision that comes naturally when your job is not fit for you anymore.
A change of direction is a courageous move, that you can undertake with a mentor to help you find the way. But it is also, for many overworked or demotivated employees, a wakeup call that can lead them to their true passion.
See Big: A Change Of Lifestyle
There are unfortunately difficult periods where life doesn’t quite seem to fit anymore. You don’t feel like you are living fully or bringing any value to the world. This is the sign that you need a big transformation to find a meaning to your life, from studying something new to volunteering in Africa, there are plenty of options for you to feel part of the world again.
It is about changing your habits and your knowledge to be able to change your perspective on life from within. What you choose will depend on how you best deal with changes, whether you decide to discover new horizons abroad, to change your eating habits, or to take up a new course, there is no right or wrong option. The only thing that matters is that your choice makes sense to you.
*This article was contributed.