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Rodney Holmstrom

  • 83. Why Is Changing So Hard?

83. Why Is Changing So Hard?

Tuesday 4th June 2024

Join Rodney Holmstrom on 'Hope in Recovery' as he explores why change is difficult and offers tips to overcome fears and embrace a healthier future.
29 minutes

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Why Change Feels Impossible: Insights from Rodney Holmstrom

Episode Overview

  • Fear of the unknown can often hold us back from progress; recognising and honouring this fear is crucial
  • Comfort with the familiar, even if miserable, can prevent us from venturing into new, healthier territories
  • Uncertainty about outcomes may discourage change, but trusting in God's guidance can provide strength and hope
  • Reluctance to leave comfort zones can lead to chronic misery; embracing acute pain and growth is essential
  • Concerns about risks and losses associated with change should be acknowledged and grieved to make space for growth and joy
Fear is when there's an actual threat that this is going to bring harm to me. I think the thing that's so important is where I'm unpacking that, the fear of the unknown, is many people have gone before you and they have walked into the unknown and it makes sense.
Ever find yourself stuck in the same old habits, even when you know they’re not good for you? In this eye-opening episode of 'Hope in Recovery', Rodney Holmstrom dives into why change can feel like an uphill battle. He sheds light on the fears and uncertainties that often hold us back from making positive changes in our lives.
Rodney doesn't just talk theory; he shares personal stories and practical tips to help you understand why we cling to the familiar, even when it's harmful. If you've ever wondered why it's so hard to step out of your comfort zone or why the unknown seems so daunting, this episode offers some clarity. It's a must-listen for anyone struggling with addiction, trauma, or simply trying to make a change for the better.
Rodney’s compassionate approach and relatable anecdotes make complex psychological concepts easy to grasp. Tune in to learn how to confront your fears and take meaningful steps towards a brighter, healthier future.