People who did the turn through the dark night of the soul, are able to recognize and describe what has changed. But as long you are resisting this change, you will never experience it and everything stays the same. So change without any change is just illusion, a thought bubble and trap to pin you to the ground.
Real evolution appears apart from thought bubbles, transform you in a way that you may lose friendships. Shatter the lies, rework your connection to the divines and give you a much different view of the world. So here are some more info from Paul Ferrini about that.