Ways To Handle Change Better: Think Differently

Ahhh, change. Sometimes it's welcomed, sometimes it's dreaded. I don't know about you, but I'd rather gracefully enter into change than trip and fall head first into it. This week we're offering up some tips to do just this very thing.

Think Outside The Box

Sometimes when we're facing change our vision gets near-sighted. We only see things from our perspective and from the view point of the here-and-now. We can get stuck in our heads and with our own limited thinking.

What's beneficial is to seek the perspectives of other trusted individuals who can share their own expertise and allow us to see this change from different angles. This may include discussing the change with other people or reading books by others who have gone through changes of a similar nature. Getting another's point-of-view challenges us to grow, flourish and thrive in an environment where otherwise we might have stagnated.

But this isn't all! There's still more ways to handle change better. We'll continue going over those ways in our blog this week. Thanks for reading.


Written by: Tamara McCord MA, LMHC, LCAC

*Tamara enjoys doing marriage counseling, individual counseling, & couples counseling  at Imagine Hope. We also specialize in family counseling, child & adolescent counseling. Imagine Hope serves the Indianapolis area, including the surrounding areas of Carmel, Noblesville, Zionsville, Westfield & Fishers.