“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg.” – C. S. Lewis
Personal transformation is seldom a quick and easy process. It’s hard enough to find 10 minutes in the morning to meditate, let alone to shift our entire worldview. Yes, there are the rare few who have a “wake-up call,” and achieve swift transformation from a profound epiphany or fortuitous life changing experience. For most people, it takes significant effort and time to alter old patterns, habits, and beliefs. The more ingrained our thinking and behavioral patterns, the more intentional we need to be about change and growth. If you want to quickly transform unhelpful and destructive patterns you’ll need to confront your beliefs head on and create new experiences.
Here are six practices to help you transformation into a more fulfilled, joyful, and courageous person.