Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. The Chaos Theory says that minor changes change the outcome in different ways, while still creating constant patterns. In the end everyone is looking for what works in life. If something is not working. Find out what will. We live a life with continual external influences eventually moving us one way or another. Internal influences mental, spiritual, and physical also move us one way or another. Chemical imbalances, spiritual revelation, and mental desires.
You are what you eat, bad company ruins good morals, what comes around goes around, stop and smell the roses, seek and you shall find, knock and the door will be opened.
With out change you cannot tell if something is growing. The things around you are ordering the direction you go. Surround your self with the influences that point you in the direction you have chosen. Little changes add up and the results will be measurable. Become an expert in the basics.