It’s no surprise that life is full of many winding roads and speed bumps along the way… As we know it, that is just, life. But the important part about these transitions we may have to deal with, is how we handle them; whether that be a new career path, ending of a relationship or graduating college… Read the creative ways to take these transitions on head first below:
1. Become More Aware
According to YourDictionary dot com, awareness is “a state of knowing and being informed of something.”
Being aware of your present state of transition and what is going on around you, is very important. It is also important to be in touch with your inner feelings.
Why is this so?
You are better able to assess what is going on and have a better chance of being able to make decisions that are not just based on feelings but more so on facts.
2. Become Knowledgeable
Being informed as much as possible on what you’re experiencing is key to managing this period of your life well. The more you know, the less in the “dark” you’ll be. The less in the dark you are, the better equipped you are to managing some of your emotions.
3. Normalize Your Fears
Normalizing any behavior requires more information as established in the previous point. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word normalize means: to bring (someone or something) back to a usual or expected state or condition.The task at hand is to normalize the fear surrounding the transition. Here’s how you could begin the process. Find a way to turn the fear into a motivational one.
4. Share Your Experience With Others
With these lessons in hand, you are now able to coach or mentor others who are either planning to do something similar or who are going through their own transition.
You are more equipped to help them. You have become more trustworthy because you have been there and done that.
These lessons you can share with confidence.