• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

Frontline

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

A promotion of change and why fear is only holding us back.

Photo+via+Flickr+under+creative+commons+license.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Change, by definition, is “the act or instance of making or becoming different.” The biggest fear for a lot of people is change (the fear of change is called “Metathesiophobia”). These people are otherwise comfortable in their concurrent lives of incessant drollness. I was one of these people for quite a long time; I’ve lived my entire seventeen-year long life in the same house, I have my ‘usual’ from each and every restaurant I attend, and I generally stick around the same people.

As of recently, I’ve branched out a lot. I’ve gotten to know new people, tried new foods and explored some of the places I’ve ignored. I’ve learned quite a lot about my surroundings and myself. My motivation to embrace and create change is not only to escape some of the problems of my past, but also to prepare for the inevitable changes that are coming in my future. First comes college, then comes marriage, and then comes a baby in the baby carriage.

Senior Christopher Munoz says that, “Change is a virtue that should be cherished.” He, like me, was one that was  afraid of change, but has recently embraced coming changes. He has come to realize not to fear change, but to accept it as it comes. I feel as though many Seniors and Juniors should be willing to accept these coming changes positive or negative; sometimes what seems like a curse is actually merely a blessing in disguise. We should not fear change for it can teach us a lot; how we react and respond to change is what teaches us the most about ourselves;

George Bernard Shaw states, “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” It is change that makes the world go round. Change of opinion, change of action, change in general. We all should embrace change as it comes.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
It's only fair to share...Print this page
Print
Share on Facebook
Facebook
Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Linkedin
Leave a Comment

Frontline intends for this area to be used to foster healthy, thought-provoking discussion. Comments are expected to adhere to our standards and to be respectful and constructive. As such, we do not permit the use of profanity, foul language, personal attacks, or the use of language that might be interpreted as libelous. Comments are reviewed and must be approved by a moderator to ensure that they meet these standards. We do not allow anonymous comments, and require a valid email address. The email address will not be displayed but will be used to confirm your comments.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Left
  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Feature

    The Foodie Space

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Columns

    Yellow: La couleur du changement

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Media&Arts

    Beginning a Bullet Journal

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Showcase

    What a RUN-derful Life

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Feature

    Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    El Mo News

    Walking for the Cure with Girls League

  • Columns

    Social Media and the Presidential Image

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Columns

    Silly Rabbit, Trick-or-Treating is For Kids

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    FrontlineFeed

    Cheering for the Cure

  • Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

    Showcase

    Cross Country Gets Their Feet Moving

Navigate Right
The student news site of El Modena High School
Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?