chapter9Change and the Comfort Zone

Ellen Schwartz

embracing risks that have beenfoisted upon us by life

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to becontinually fearing you will make one.

—Elbert Hubbard

It is not the mountain and the riverthat defeat us, but how we thinkabout the mountain and the river.

—Vietnamese saying

Change is one of the mostunpopular concepts on the planet.

—Caroline Myss, Anatomy of the Spirit

 

CHANGE IS THE WORD THAT HOLDS THE MOST HOPE AND THE MOST FEAR.

Even when our lives are full of pain, even when we’re aware of a constant low-lying anxiety, it’s still hard to welcome change. Leaving that which we know takes courage.

For good reasons we are afraid of change. For good reasons we are afraid today. We fear losing ...

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