“Things do not change; we change.”
—Henry David Thoreau
Self-realization is the first step towards a brighter future in every aspect of change. Knowing an issue exists and being honest about it is often the largest obstacle a person must overcome to be able to move forwards. It's the realization that life could be better than it currently is that becomes a key motivator to change. The pain of understanding that change is a choice, and it's a choice that wasn't taken earlier, is a fantastic trigger.
The way we feel about ourselves inwardly is projected outwardly in the way we see the world around us. If you feel grumpy and upset, the environment around you is likely to highlight only the ...