Change. Change is constant yet people resist change. There are many reasons why people resist change; everything from it’s too different from what is ‘normal’ to being forced to change.
Though this is true reality, so are the advantages to change. I find that many people already know benefits of change. Heck, I’ve feel the same way myself and can write a laundry list of benefits. What I’ve found is that in the sea of reasons and benefits, people seek questions to help them with the process of first, deciding on to make the plunge (or not), and second, people are looking for help with knowing what to ask themselves.
I’ve listed a few questions to help with these needs. These questions are mindful questions; they address surface problems and uncover root causes. Read them over. Sit with them for a while. Write down the first 10 answers that come to mind. Review the responses later that day, a day later, and then 1 week later; make changes and adjustments to your responses. After a week has passed ask yourself and answer the question: What do I want to do? Then you’ll have an answer. For now. For this moment in time.
- Mindful Questions to the Advantages to Change
- What are the advantages? To me, personally?
- What are the results? What will they be? How would I describe/communicate them to others? **If the details are unclear, revise to the point where they are clear and you could explain to someone else.
- How do the advantages fit with my values and beliefs, the stuff I know to be “true” from experience and with my needs?
- How will this work for me? What is my overall sense or “test” to know that it’s working?
How did this work for you? Share with me your comments and questions!