Transition is a natural part of discipleship and life, and this is a tool to help you navigate moving through the stages, from the old to the new.There are 3 main stages people move through in change, and everyone moves through them at different rates. Consider which stage you may be in, and use the tips to respond to change in a healthy way.
This can be an emotional time for some. Feelings of loss and sadness, anxiety, shock, denial, anger or blame may arise. Spend time thinking through the following:
Realise uncertainty is an important stage between an ending and a new beginning. Different feelings may include uncertainty, confusion, disorientation, disengagement, skepticism, or a sense of exploration as you reorient to new ways. Tips to navigate the neutral zone:
This is a time for adjustment and acceptance, learning and hope. In order to engage with and commit to the new way, spend time to: