i'd love to see your answers to the following questions in comments:
1 - what long term changes have you seen in your everyday life, at work, at play, at home, on the street?
2 - what long term changes do you see in the political landscape of the country and the world?
3 - what has changed in the way you feel about life, work, play, other people?
4 - what have you deliberately changed about the way you interact with other people and the earth?
5 - how have your goals and dreams changed?