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Change is Constant

Change is Constant

It was Greek philosopher Heraclitus who said that “change is the only constant in life.” It means that the world is always changing and so are people. Not only is change always happening but it also unavoidable. Being afraid of change is normal. Especially when change comes unexpectedly and everything that you are used to becomes different. The truth is that change is not something that anyone can hide from. If we knew everything that was going to happen with every choice that was made, then life would be boring and predictable. We need to accept and embrace change into our everyday lives in order to be open to new experiences and people that come into our lives.

The first way to accept change is to analyze this unexpected situation that has occurred by asking yourself what has happened and why from different points of view to get a true understanding at the event that has occurred. If you need to fill in the gaps, it is best to ask your loved ones questions, express to them your concerns, and use feedback to help make an informed decision of how to move forward. Another way is to not be so quick to be upset or disappointed if things do not go your way. You should go into this change more optimistically and that will help you handle them as they come your way.

As you look at these changes in a more positive light, the way that they are approached should be handled differently as well. You should allow yourself to work harder than you ever have before, get a new perspective, and use this as a chance to start over in a different beat than you previously had. Changes also bring new opportunities to learn something new such as how to take care of yourself, new hobbies, new ways of doing things for tasks to go faster, relationships, and financial methods that can be of use to you in the long run. Take every change as a new adventure. As things are constantly changing, we are constantly learning.

The best way to handle changes is to not run away from them. You should know that every minute of every hour of everyday, change is always occurring. It is important to be prepared for it and make the best of it. Remain optimistic about the future ahead and accept change.

Page created: 22 April, 2020 Last updated and clinically assessed 26 March, 2021