“It was fun to have the majority of my life completely up in the air,” said no one ever.
Change can do a lot things. Change can make life better. Change can fix big problems. Change can get you more money, more time, more meaning, more impact. And change can leave you with less of those things.
But no matter what, change is painful.
Why? Because even the most adventurous of us like to feel comfortable sometimes. We like stability and consistency in many parts of life.
The hard truth is that finding purpose, passion, and calling requires a great deal of change.
As a result, few enter fully into the quest for meaning without some outside force initiating it. That’s not a bad thing, it’s just how it is.