If we can accept discomfort has purpose, it’s easier to meet our discomfort with compassion.With a gentle, “I’m so sorry this happened” with a lack of pressure to “get over it.” We can meet it with kindness and patience. What was this event meant to show you? What was it meant to teach you? Who did you need to shift into because it happened?
There’s a lot you can learn about yourself when life changes. You learn what steadies you. You learn what you grip onto. You learn what no longer serves you. Change is equally terrifying as it is wrapped in hope. But the one thing I feel more certain of than I have in 30 years is that no matter the change, it will be what you make of it. Here is a quick guide to not only surviving change but thriving through it.