This Is How People Really React To Change

Change strikes fear.

Yes, it does, to the heart of many. It shakes our world and makes everything so confusing at times.

The great thing is, when the confusion phase passes, things would actually fall into place, and we are better for it, although we do not acknowledge it right away.

Change may happen unexpectedly, and we can only embrace it. If we fight it, we will just be wasting our time because it is bound to happen anyway, no matter how much we deny it.

Next time you encounter change, welcome it with arms wide open. There’s a lot of new possibilities waiting to be explored. Change occurs because something else has to be done and almost always, it is beyond our control.

Read on and tell us how you react to change in the comment section.

The 3 Ways People React to Change

Are you non-active, reactive or proactive? Plus, we tell you how to take charge of inevitable change.

There are usually three ways that people react to change:

  • Be non-active.
  • Be reactive.
  • Be proactive and positive.

Obviously, the ideal way to deal with change is to be is proactive because you feel more in control.

Easy to say, but how do you choose to be proactive when it’s so easy to freak out or hide under the covers?

  • Acknowledge that change is part of life.
  • Accept your emotions.
  • Reframe the situation to see the positive.
  • Action is required because decisions, not conditions, determine your path.

Embrace change and continue to become the person you were always meant to be.

–by Colete Carlson

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