Thursday, July 14, 2011

Embracing Change

Do you regard change in your life as a threat or an opportunity?

Wish you had courage to face new experiences and welcome them with enthusiasm?

Change is part of everyday life and yet some people find change challenging. If facing new situations fills you with dread, you can help yourself by learning how to embrace change.

Our lives are evolving constantly but some people are prepared to stay in their 'comfort zones' knowing that they aren't actually comfortable. Staying in a familiar situation, even if it hurts or causes unhappiness, often seems preferable to the 'unknown' alternative. Yet staying in your comfort zone can lead to discontentment, deep-rooted unhappiness and a sense that you're only living half a life.

People's fear of change is deep-rooted. Change, of any type or through any stage in life, is often looked upon as frightening. If, however, change is embraced with a positive attitude ... seen as an opportunity or a chance to live with greater excitement and fulfilment ... then moving through a change brings many benefits.

Embracing change begins by accepting that life is a journey of discovery and that change is part of that journey.

You can learn to face new situations with a positive outlook simply by being mindful of your self-talk.

Eradicating limiting thoughts ... the habitual internal thoughts and dialogue that stops you from living fully ... will enable you to turn your perspective to one that is ultimately beneficial.

Once you are aware and mindful of your limiting thoughts, you can correct them and start embracing the changes in your life with greater positivity.

Remember, you are an empowered individual. You always have choices. You are in your life's driving seat so don't give your power away to someone else or some other situation.

Start embracing change today. Start living! Change is full of amazing opportunities.

Today's quote:

"In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not by strength but by perseverance."
- H. Jackson Brown

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