Making change in your life can be uncomfortable. VERY uncomfortable. Fortunately, knowing this and employing a few strategies can help.
💡 Recognize being uncomfortable is normal.
Sometimes just recognizing and validating your discomfort goes a long way in helping it dissipate. Know that your brain is just trying to keep you safe in the familiar and the discomfort you feel is just its way of trying to get you to stop changing because change brings uncertainty and uncertainty is very scary for a brain.
😴 Amp up your self care.
Self care helps ease discomfort, and it also gives you the energy you need to actually make and sustain change. In fact, making and sustaining change in your life takes EXTRA energy than just doing your regular routine so you need to add more self care to your daily life. Remember, anything that lifts your energy counts as self care!
🕯Add sensory self care wherever possible.
Sensory self care is a simple, low cost way to amp up your self care game. What soothing smells, sounds, tastes, textures, and sights can you add to your environment? While working why not put on some music and sip tea in your cozy socks? 🎶🫖🧦
Making change in your life may be uncomfortable, but you can take intentional steps to get comfortable within that discomfort.
You can do this! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻