Archive for November 17th, 2014

How to Embrace CHANGE

The first thing that comes to my mind when I heard the word change is this phrase:

“The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change”

People have different reasons for wanting change and experience a better life. Perhaps you might be in this situation as you read this post. Change might come from external or it’s you who initiated the change. Change is normal and it is part of one’s existence. There are changes that result to good things and the other way around. Either way, these changes can affect your life, so you need to know how to deal with it.

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Change is part of our life. From the moment you were born, you were already destined to meet different changes. It is a fact and it happens whether you like it or not. It is important to know how to deal with these changes and look for a silver lining. There is no point in fearing change. Changes happen for a reason and you just have to find a way to positively deal with the things that happen in your life.

Most of the time, we want to change to improve our life. We all come to the point wherein we think that we deserve something more. It is not being discontent. It is just that we realize we can achieve more and deserve more compare to what we currently have. Change begins when you assert yourself and begin to want more and be more.

As mentioned above, change might come from external or You initiated the change by yourself. How to Make a Change for a better it was initiated by YOU? Below are tips that you can use.

Be specific with what you want
– There should be a reason behind why you want to change and you should determine why you want to do it. Knowing what you want to do will boost your motivation and help you to achieve your goal. Don’t be afraid to commit mistakes since it will serve as your learning opportunities and it will surely guide you to what you dreamed of.

Create a Solid Blueprint
– “Planning without a plan is planning to fail”. A plan will dictate the course of your life and it will outline the journey that you will take. Making a change and turning your life around is not easy, but if you have a plan you will have a stronger foundation for your goals and the journey will be easy.

Overcome Laziness and Take action
– Some people are lazy because they do not want to act on their dreams and they refuse to go out of their comfort zones. Just always put in your mind that Life is a choice. If you choose to just sit there, then by all means do it, but do not complain and blame other people with your current situation. It is you who decide for your life. If you want a better life, you should choose to do something about it and you should not waste any time. You have to focus your attention to it and start working hard. You have to start on your way and you should keep your mind at it even if the conditions get rough, even if it seems rather impossible. Just do it and take action. Taking the first step is already halfway.

Don’t do it alone
– “No man is an island”. Go out and network with different kind of peoples who can help you to reach your goals. Only a few people understand the important of networking but if you want to be great in life in general, this is something you have to do. Doing the impossible and conquering the unknown is going to be hard. Go and ask for help from people who can bring the best out of your and will support you all the way to success. Do not be timid to tell them about it and absorb all good advice they can offer.

Visualize Success
– When you want to change and achieve something, you have to picture it in your head. The search for success is going to be a long and arduous journey, but you have to believe that it can be yours, as long as you have the right attitude and passion for it. Many have dreamed and only a few people ever got to taste it on their lips, but you can make it your reality. Visualize it as if you already achieved the changed you want and the success you truly deserve.

In the event that the change come from an external force (a third party or instances), you need to analyze the things that you need to change and how to deal with it. The following are some strategies that will help make things easier for you:

Anticipate the change
– It happens all the time and in random from out of nowhere. The world is continuously evolving and so will you and your life. Expect and accept that these things happen because the best way for you to deal with them will be to expect them to happen. Prepare for it so it will not surprise you, as much.

Do not control the change
– You have to understand that these changes happen for a reason. Let it happen and let the universe unfold it for you even without seeing the whole stair ways at first. Who knows, things may result to something great; and if it does not, then believe that you will find a way to deal with it.

Look for the Silver Linings
– Some changes can give a great impact on one person’s life. It may be for good or for bad but you need to focus your attentions to good things. You can effectively deal these changes them by trying to see things from a different perspective. There is certainly a reason for everything and do hope for a good one.

Take the change as a challenge
– As human, we have a natural coping mechanism and in order for you to survive through these changes, you will need to learn how to designate definite countermeasures that will help you deal with them. Learn how to cope with it and challenge yourself. You will certainly gain new skill sets along the way.

Change is always present in our life journey. Just face it with all your heart and hope for the best. Many people are afraid to accept any change or responsibilities. They are reluctant to spread their wings because they are not well aware of what they can do and what they can really achieve. You are so much more than what you think and you have to start believing in your true potential. Use the talent or skill sets you have and you can shine just as any star in the sky at night. Many people are limited to their existence because they have put themselves in a box and have restricted themselves to grow. Get out from your comport zone and embrace change. Before you can know, success is just inches away.

Wishing you Abundance and Success,

Abraham Sig