The New Year is coming up - - - quickly; massive amounts of change will be in the air. Change is the one constant in the universe. Even the sun won’t last forever. But change can be stressful. In fact, various life events are classified by psychologists based on the severity of the stress felt by the individual. A death in the family and divorce are rated at the top.
But even the most stressful changes can provide benefits and new opportunities. The ability to deal with change can be a good measure for predicting success. Those that handle change poorly fight change and strive to protect the status quo. No change equals no progress.
Changes in employment, living arrangements and location, and relationships can be among the most stressful changes, but can also provide the greatest opportunities for positive life advancements.
While change is stressful, it delivers numerous benefits:
Embrace changes and make the best of the situation:
Welcome change into your life. It provides new opportunities, builds stamina, and keeps life interesting. Without change, life would become dull and tedious. Embrace change and keep your eyes open for new ways to enhance your life. It’s natural to dread change, but change is the only constant in life. Those that deal with change effectively enjoy more success.