Most people want and look for security. There's nothing wrong with that.
The difficult lesson is knowing the value of change.
"Change is inevitable." When we speak this cliché, it's insinuated to be a bad thing. We fear change. We have to keep a close eye; otherwise "change" will creep up on us.
I challenge you to seek out change. I challenge you to welcome change with open arms.
Think about it like a workout routine. If you go into the gym and do the same exercises every day, over and over again, eventually they won't become difficult anymore. Your body will get used to them, and your growth rate will plateau. You will become "comfortable."
And then, at some point, that comfort will begin to work against you--because the truth is, you need change in order to continue moving forward.
Instead of waiting for change to find you, go out and find it.
Look for the little signs when you are beginning to plateau, in any way, and change up your routine deliberately.
Be on the offensive.
Stay one step ahead of yourself.
Whether it's your craft, or your job, or your relationship, or your health, look for change.
Look for ways to keep it fresh, to make your mind and body work, to do what feels "unfamiliar."
All growth occurs in change.
- Nicolas Cole (modified by Amr Badran)