People have always sought change for themselves, their life, or the world. If you want to change something about your life, there is a constant truth; you must change before anything else changes.
Many smart folks agree –
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Leo Tolstoy, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
What about Albert Einstein?
“The world, as we have created, is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
Do you want to change something about today, tomorrow, or the future? You must change before anything else changes.
Have you learned lessons from past experiences? You have already changed, and your future is better for it.
Rumi said, “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
If tomorrow you want to be better than today and yesterday, something has to change. That something is you.
If you want to make more money, serve more, and be happier next year, something has to change this year. That something is you.
If you want this life to be well-lived, something has to change today. That something is you.
What if you want everything about your life to be perfect? Listen to Winston Churchill. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”
It’s so simple.
You must change before anything else changes.