- Was it uncomfortable? You bet; the first three months in Bucharest, alone, for the first time in my life very responsible of things, were hell;
- Was it life-changing? At first no; on the long-term, it was one of the most life-changing experiences in my life.
Solution from above: force change; you may not like it, you may not get the desired results at the beginning; keep doing it and you will change (most likely, for the better