4 ways to Overcome Your Fear of Change

Fear of change is one of the biggest obstacles to a fulfilled life and it can also be one of the most challenging issues for people to overcome. Why do you fear change? Do you have a tendency to find comfort in familiarity? Do you feel like you’re stuck in a cycle that never seems to end? Are you afraid that if things change then they will never go back to how they were before?

Fear of change is the only thing that keeps you stuck.

When you’re afraid of change, you might feel like there’s no way out. But when you look at the big picture and consider what your life would be like if you weren’t afraid—if there was nothing holding you back—can we all agree that it would be awesome?

Fear can prevent you from living your life in many ways. It can keep you from taking risks, it can make you hold back on your dreams, and it can also lead to a lot of self-doubt and self-sabotage. 

Here are some of the ways fear can prevent you from living your life: 

Fear of failure will keep you from trying new things, which means that if you want to live an adventurous life full of new experiences, then fear of failure is going to be one of your biggest enemies. 

Fear of rejection will keep you from getting close to other people and it will also keep you from being yourself around others because if they don’t like who you really are then they might reject you as well. 

Fear of change will keep you stuck in old habits and routines that aren’t serving your best interests anymore. This could mean staying in an unhealthy relationship for too long when you know it’s time to leave or staying at a job that makes you miserable instead of pursuing something better for yourself.

Imagine being able to take on challenges without fear or worrying about how they will affect your reputation or social standing. Imagine knowing that every time something comes up in life, instead of feeling like a victim or thinking “oh no, not this again!,” or running away from it (which creates more problems), instead thinking “I can handle this!” And then actually doing so!

People will keep doing the same things over and over and resist change--even if they are unhappy with their lives--because human beings are creatures of habit.

It’s important to keep in mind that people will keep doing the same things over and over and resist change–even if they are unhappy with their lives–because human beings are creatures of habit. Change is inevitable, but it can be difficult for some people to adapt quickly enough to the changes happening around them.

Human beings are creatures of habit, and we have a tendency to keep doing the same things over and over again. We resist change, even if we know that what we’re doing isn’t working, because it’s easier to keep going than it is to start something new.

Change is inevitable.

Change is a constant. It’s that simple, and that complicated. Change happens all the time; we just may not notice it as much when it happens slowly or gradually. Change can be good or bad, positive or negative, fast or slow—and often both at once! These two polarities of change are what make us fearful of what’s to come: we don’t know if things will get better or worse. And while this uncertainty can be scary, it should remind us that change is something we have no control over—but rather something in which we should open ourselves up to because ultimately everything is connected and part of one big cycle.

How do you cope with change?

  • Embrace Change.
    Change is not always easy or comfortable, but it’s necessary for growth. What if the change is something you don’t want? Well, that just means there’s something inside of you that needs to be addressed—something that’s holding you back from being who you really are. When we embrace change, we’re actually confronting ourselves and our fears head-on: we’re considering the possibility that we might be wrong about something and that maybe some things just aren’t meant to stay the same forever (even if they seem like they should). We’re also acknowledging that life isn’t static—it’s dynamic! And sometimes the right thing to do is let go of what doesn’t work anymore so that something new can take its place.
  • Be in the moment.
    When you’re in the moment, you can’t be anywhere else. You can’t think about anything else. You can’t worry about what’s coming next, or what happened yesterday. You cannot be dreaming of a better life, or wishing for something different from the one you have. When you’re in the moment, you are alive and present in this very second—you are fully conscious and witnessing everything around you with your whole body and mind.
  • Question everything.
    If you’re new to the world of self-improvement, this is probably the most important lesson I can teach you. You need to question why you do what you do, and if there’s a better way. That doesn’t mean you should go around thinking “I’m going to change my life!” every day, but it does mean taking a second look at your habits, behaviors, and routines. There are always better ways to do things—and those ways might not be what they seem at first glance!
  • Seek truth, but be open to new ideas that may challenge your current beliefs or understanding of the world around you

In Conclusion

Change is inevitable, but so is your ability to adapt. You are a human being with a mind capable of infinite creative thought. Use it!

We live in a world where change is inevitable. There will always be things to adjust to, people to meet, and new situations to navigate. But you’re not just a human being—you are a human being with a mind capable of infinite creative thought. Use it! You can cope with change by recognizing that there is no such thing as failure. Failure is simply an opportunity for growth, and growth leads to success. So go forth and conquer! You can do it!

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Janet Rhynie

I believe my purpose and passion is to educate, equip and empower you to live the life you know you were meant to live.

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