Human Response to Negative Change. Know where you are on a curve. Learn how to cope with negative change and become more resilient.
This blog is part II of a three part series from My Nu Ways and Nutrition, Health & Wellness Coaching student Angelika and her business partner Melanie.
We learned that the Change Curve describes the natural response to change, However it is usually a very personal and individual one - regardless if facing good or and change. it could take only seconds for some people to recognise any variation in their emotions when experiencing disruptive sudden change. For others, it might take longer - some hours, days, months. This is not a linear or step by step process either. It all depends on out personal resilience and on how we cope with sudden changes.
Know the change curve to take counter actions
So what does this mean for us in real life to know the Change Curve?
Knowing the change curve allows us to:
Support to overcome Negative Change and to influence for outcome
So what are the possible counter actions to support negative change impacts and influence for outcome following along the Change Curve we already know (Source: Kübler Ross Change Curve RT). What can we do if a negative change happens to us or to o there around us in order to go through negative change and move on?
Progress is impossible without Change (even Negative Change)
"Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a high intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor. Perhaps, in a way, that's where humanity is now: about to discover we're not so smart as we thought we were, will be forced by life to surrender our attacks and defences which avail to us of nothing, and finally break through into the collective beauty of the we really are."
So let's summarise the take aways:
Angelika Sac-Fidrych - My NU Ways Programs
Bev Whyfon; Bev's Healthy Food