Counseling Corner for the week of March 23, 2016
Don't Let Change Overwhelm You
March 23, 2016
Change happens to all of us. Sometimes it's gradual, as when we watch our parents (and ourselves) age, and sometimes it's very abrupt, as when our job ends unexpectedly.
Most of us don't like sudden change. We can easily accept small changes, but large, life-altering transitions can be frightening and stressful. But major changes don't have to be negative experiences.
One way is to view change as an opportunity, not a loss. Losing your job, for example, will produce negative feelings even if it wasn't your fault. The trick is to see what happened as a chance for something new -- an op...