How To Overcome The Fear Of Change Holding You Down

Most people are never quite comfortable with the prospect of change. The prospect of change facing us will to some be a real cause of distress and discomfort. One may wonder how some of us get past the feelings often associated with the prospects of change. However there are some ways which will enable one to effectively deal with this debilitating feeling.

You will first and foremost need to acknowledge and accept the fear that so resides in you. After such an acceptance, you need to start working on plans which will go towards making the seemingly unbearable situation bearable. The fear of change is a great obstacle to many people reaching their full potential and you surely don’t want to be in this situation. This is your time to get past this disabling feling.

Think of a journal. Have the journal which will be a record of the fears and their causes in your life. The journal will as well be a record of the emotions you have when you are faced with fear and the effects of these feelings in your life. The journal should also include in it a list of your hopes for the future and the possible plans you may have to achieve or realize your hopes and dreams. This paper work is a great way of relieving yourself of that pent up emotional baggage that will be holding you down. It offers you a perfect means to have another view of the situation you are facing. Always attempt to have a balanced view of the scenarios affecting your life whenever you are interpreting these scenarios. Look at the best and worst moments in a particular situation which is causing you all the negative feelings.

The next step in dealing with your fear problem is to focus on the excitement and not just the fear factors. View the situations causing you these negative feelings from a stand point that causes you excitement and not the ones which will cause you fear. The resultant effect will be a transformation of the energies in the whole process from negative to positive and the chain reaction will really change the whole scenario. Focus a lot on the possibilities of a new start and fresh beginnings and never let fear cripple you by making you see all the new horizons as something impossible. Remember that you chose to embrace change for the benefits it will bring to you. This is a second chance at enjoying your life to the fullest.

By Lela

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