We all know the saying, a change is as good as a rest. Just doing something different can make us feel revived, alive–different! But usually, we think of change as being something big, something life-altering, and it doesn’t have to be.
The other day at work, I overheard someone say they only buy white sheets. It was like she was speaking in another language. Only white sheets? Other than the practical reasons, WHY??? It feels so limited, so uninspired, so plain. It started me thinking, what if someone gave her a set of sheets with a floral print? Would she return them? Would she only use them on the guest bed? Would she turn them into cleaning rags? (That’s extreme, but I couldn’t think of another use for them offhand.) But the bigger question was…how would she feel if she had to sleep on them?
Honestly, I think she’d feel amazing. Change is good, and sometimes change inspires us to try something else in other areas. It doesn’t have to be a big change….just something that allows for another idea or feeling to come about.
If you’re feeling in a bit of a rut, but don’t have the courage to make a big life change, try something small and see how it goes. This is a fantastic post with 17 Tiny changes that will make your life more interesting. Try one. Try a bunch. They’re awesome…make a change.
I’ll add something to it. Try an eBook if you only ever read traditional books. Come to a library program you’ve never tried…like our Cookbook Book Club, or a craft night. Read non-fiction if you only ever read fiction. Or drop by your local library if you usually read online only. You might be surprised. It might give you a different perspective. Go ahead….make a change!