Breaking the habitual patterns from the past is actually a lot easier and more satisfying than you may imagine. The rewards for challenging the old ways of being and doing are immediate and long lasting. And if you follow the instructions here, it can even be fun.
I challenge you to take on change for the next couple of weeks. Little changes, safe changes if you want, but take on something. Try walking an extra couple of blocks to get on the train or bus at a different stop. Try a restaurant you've never been in.