Signs of Change Needed

3 Signs That Something Needs to Change in Your Life

July 02, 20246 min read

“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable” - Denis Waitley


Life never flows smoothly, does it? It is filled with ups and downs, moments of joy, and times of challenge. It’s the way things are for everyone.

Sometimes, you can reach a point when the downs seem to outweigh the ups, and the challenges start to feel insurmountable. Recognizing when something needs to change in your life is crucial for your success, well-being and personal growth.

Time for Change

This post aims to guide you through the signs that indicate it’s time for a change and provide actionable steps to help you move forward. 👊

3 Signs That Indicate It's Time For Change

1. Life stops being enjoyable:

  • Loss of Passion and Interest: You no longer feel excited about activities or hobbies that once brought you joy. Your days feel monotonous and unfulfilling.

  • Persistent Sadness: You find yourself feeling down more often than not, even when there's no apparent reason for it.

  • Lack of Motivation: Getting out of bed in the morning feels like a chore. You struggle to find the energy to do even the simplest tasks.

2. Extreme frustration

  • Constant Irritability: Little things that never used to bother you now trigger frustration or anger.

  • Feeling Stuck: You feel trapped in your current situation, whether it's your job, relationship, or living environment, with no clear way out.

  • Overwhelming Stress: The stress in your life has reached a level where it feels unmanageable, affecting your physical and mental health.

3. Things consistently don't work out

  • Repeating Patterns: You notice a pattern of repeated failures or setbacks in various areas of your life, despite your best efforts. You may experience a series of accidents or things breaking.

  • Unfulfilled Goals: No matter how hard you try, you struggle to achieve your goals and dreams. Or, you struggle to even know what your goals and dreams are.

  • Lack of Progress: You feel like you’re not moving forward in life. You’re stuck in the same place despite wanting to grow and evolve.

Reflective Questions to Identify the Need for Change

  • What are the activities or aspects of my life that no longer bring me joy?

  • When do I feel the most frustrated or stressed?

  • What unwanted patterns or recurring issues am I noticing in my life?

  • How do I feel about my current job, relationships, and living situation?

  • What goals or dreams have I put on hold (or forgotten), and why?

Steps to Take When you Recognize the Need for Change

Self-Awareness: Look Deep Within

  • Journaling: Write down what you’re thinking and how you’re feeling regularly. This helps you gain clarity about what’s truly bothering you.

  • Mindfulness and Meditation: Spend some time each day in quiet reflection. Even just a few minutes each day can help you connect with your inner self and understand your true desires and needs, giving you clarity about your situation.

  • Ask for Feedback: Talk to trusted friends or a coach who can provide an outside perspective on your situation – someone who can see what you can’t.

Release: Let Go of What’s Holding You Back

  • Identify Limiting Beliefs: Recognize the negative beliefs and conditioning that may be keeping you stuck (very often this is some form of “I’m not good enough,” or “I don’t deserve happiness/love/success, etc.”. Challenge and reframe these thoughts.

  • Emotional Healing: Allow yourself to feel and process your emotions, especially the uncomfortable ones. This might involve crying, journaling, talking it out, or engaging in therapeutic activities like art or music.

  • Energy Clearing: Consider practices like Reiki, acupuncture, or other energy healing and releasing modalities to clear any energetic blockages that might be affecting you.

Alignment: Come into True Alignment with Yourself

  • Set Clear Intentions: Define what’s most important to you and what you truly want in your life. Write down your goals, intentions, and the changes you wish to see.

  • Create a Vision Board: Visualize your desired future by creating a board with images and words that represent your goals, intentions, and the experiences you want to have.

  • Take Small Steps: Break any needed change into manageable steps. Focus on making small, daily changes that will lead you toward your desired outcome.

Steps for Change

Actionable Tips for Implementing Change

  • Start with One Area: Focus on one aspect of your life that you want to change, rather than trying to overhaul everything at once. This makes the process less overwhelming and more manageable.

  • Develop a Routine: Establish daily habits that support your goals, such as a morning meditation practice, regular exercise, or setting aside time for your hobbies.

  • Surround Yourself with Support: Build a network of supportive friends, family, or a coach who can encourage you and hold you accountable.

  • Celebrate Small Wins: Acknowledge and celebrate your progress, no matter how small. This boosts your motivation and helps you stay committed to your journey.

Going Forward

By recognizing when something needs to change and taking steps to address it, you open yourself up to amazing possibilities for a more fulfilling and joyful life. Imagine waking up each day with a sense of purpose and excitement. Picture yourself feeling empowered and in control.

That may seem out of reach for you at the moment, but acknowledging how you currently feel and then focusing more on how you want to feel helps you put energy into what you want. Look for small steps and improvements, rather than focusing on making huge leaps.

Reflective Questions:

  • What is one small change I can make today to start moving toward a more fulfilling life?

  • How can I incorporate more joy and passion into my daily routine?

  • Who can I reach out to for support as I embark on this journey of change?


Recognizing when something needs to change in your life is the first step toward creating a brighter, more fulfilling future for yourself By becoming more self-aware, releasing what’s holding you back, and aligning with your true self, you will transform your life in meaningful ways.

Change doesn’t happen overnight, but with patience, persistence, and the right support, things will improve. And if you don’t know what that life might look like, you’ll be taking the first steps towards finding out.

If you feel stuck or unsure about where to start, know that you don’t have to navigate this journey alone. As an energy coach, I am here to guide and support you every step of the way. Together, we can uncover the root causes of your challenges and create a personalized plan to help you move from feeling stuck to becoming unstoppable. Your journey to a more joyful and fulfilling life starts now.

As we always start with self-awareness, I invite you to take this Personal Energy Assessment to bring clarity and help you get started.


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Linda Binns

For 26+ years, Linda Binns has been guiding High Sensory Professional women to overcome their unique obstacles and challenges with energy mastery. She inspires clients to step into their greatness with ease, frequently exceeding their own expectations. As a High Sensory Professional herself, Linda has learned what it takes to thrive when others experience you as being very different. Her mission is to empower other sensitive professionals to fulfill their potential by embracing their uniqueness. She is the author of 8 books on energy, and has been a frequent guest on television, radio, podcasts, and summits.

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