What Stage of Change Are You In?

Have you ever felt like you’re ready to start thinking about change- whether it be a habit, a relationship, or even your hair- but you’re not exactly ready to take the steps to make the change? Don’t be too hard on yourself. This could be due to the fact that you’re simply not in the stage of change that you aspire to be in just yet.

Time for Change

One of the biggest challenges is recognizing when a change would be helpful. Here are a few things that may prompt you to consider a change.

Confessions of a Change Junkie

My affinity for change isn’t inherently good or bad, but context is key; when it comes to coping skills, one size definitely doesn’t fit all.

Changing Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

We all have ways of coping or have fallen into bad habits, even addictions. You may have decided you want to change. But most likely you have found that actually changing just is not as easy as making the decision to do so. Change is hard for most of us.

Change: A River We Fight or Embrace

The River of Change.

We usually find ourselves entering this river suddenly and unexpectedly. Oftentimes the current is so strong that we are pulled in without a chance of eddying out or resting for even the briefest moment.

Coping with Change

Change can be really hard to accept, especially when we don’t have any choice in the matter. Here are a few tips to make the change feel easier!

Changing Our Mind

How we think affects our choices, and our choices impact our behaviors. Our behaviors in turn determine our lives. By applying simple mindfulness techniques, we might find that a change of mind can be our best friend.