Jun 16, 201404:25 PMThe Gray Area
with Donna Gray
How creatures of habit can harness the spirit of change
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As we grow wiser (note, I did not say older), doing new stuff, looking for new products, and learning new ways can be a little more challenging. There is a certain level of comfort in what we know and the way we know it. It can be frustrating to arrive at a destination to find the place has changed and your mission now has an added challenge … or to look for the same toothpaste in the same color packaging and find it’s been redesigned and “improved.” But then life is about new things, new experiences, and new ways.
Dr. Phil McGraw said, “We are creatures of habit, and we do what we know how to do. And if you’re gonna change the momentum in your life, then something dramatic has to happen to get you to change that.” I think driving to a place and not finding what you expected can be that dramatic moment. It’s a good reason for having a GPS.
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