People feel stuck for many different reasons. It happens when you feel like you’re unable to move forward. This could be related to anything in your life – your living situation, your physical health, your dreams, your personal development, your relationships, your career, or your work.

Oftentimes, you wonder where the joy, the energy, and the creativity go. You get up in the morning and start doing task after task until your weary head hits the pillow late at night. As you lay awake at night, you often wonder if you’ll have enough energy left to make it through the next day.

Take some time for yourself. Go out with friends. Watch a movie. Get a massage. If you used to knit, then start knitting again – even if it’s only at night. Getting unstuck is all about taking steps to move forward. Try to do something new, even if it’s small.

Ask for help. Help is out there. There’s nothing wrong with asking for help. Your family, friends, and colleagues are there. Talk to them. Ask them what they think of your situation. You can also turn to self-help groups, life coaches, counselors, and therapists. It’s human nature to want to help others.

You don’t have to be held a prisoner by your old, familiar habits. You don’t have to continue doing things that doesn’t make you happy. The challenge is to find the courage and a little boost to move forward. You need to build the momentum you need to make changes for a more fulfilling life.

You have the power to change all of this because you have the choice. You have the power to live up to your highest vision of how your life can be. You have the power to move forward no matter what obstacles block your path. Never assume that you’re stuck with the way things are. Life changes, and so can you.