When we consider making a significant life change, we may come up against thoughts and beliefs that make us feel uncomfortable. Look to see if any of these apply.
Deciding whether the need to change is a call from within or a response to an external circumstance.
Feeling forced to change when you don’t want to.
Confronting the truth of how you really feel.
Facing your negative self-judgments and fears. Conversely, fearing judgment of others.
Challenging your perceptions about making a change.
Letting go of familiar ways of thinking and behaving that no longer serve you.
Allowing yourself to make a change that you know if in your best interest.
Having limited control over the pace, intensity, or nature of the circumstance.
Keeping up the discipline and focus to let change to happen.
Seeking and allowing yourself to have needed support.
Managing your internal dialogue in the context of the change you need to make.
Worrying whether or not a change will be supported by others. Wanting change but also wanting things to remain the same.