I’ve been thinking a lot about change. How something can turn over 180 degrees with a simple word or a phrase. How an opinion or an impression can change so easily if given the right (or wrong) push. Change is good, humans in general tend to be subject to it, as we’re rational and unpredictable. Again, a kind word can change someone’s day, a wrong word can change someone’s life… Forever.

Change is generally good. I mean, we evolve, we can adapt to certain situations and it’s healthy. I like change, I just don’t like when it’s sudden, and I hadn’t time to prepare for it.

I read Paige Rawl’s book Positive and it made me think about all the ways someone can be affected by our actions, and that’s not okay, especially if we’re not aware of them. Maybe we want to be fun, or popular, but that person’s life can change dramatically if he or she does not know how to deal with that kind of pressure. Then again, knowledge can cause change to happen spontaneously. Maybe a thought can turn into an idea, and then that idea can turn into action (or inaction, who knows?) Seriously. It’s imperative that we become aware of what we do. We can’t run in automatic all our lives. I did it for a while and when I woke up, I realized I had missed a lot in life. Waking up is also taking longer than I realized.

Change is good, but I would like to tell past me to take care of certain things, and to beware of others.