How Do You Find Hope When the Future You Are Facing Looks Bleak? You Can Find Hope in Change
You can find hope in change even though many people see change as very scary. When something shifts in your life it can be difficult to comprehend what the impact on your life may be because of that shift.
In fact, many people find any disruption in their day-to-day lives to be unsettling. However, it does not have to be that way. Often your greatest source for hope can be within the change that you are facing.
The truth is that change is hard. It is scary, but it is not necessarily bad. When you are looking at a shift in your life, new options are open to you. You are looking down the road at an uncertain path.
How do you find hope when the future that you are facing looks rather bleak to you? It really depends on how you look at that open path before you.
Rather than focusing on the possible negative "what ifs" that might occur you need to look at all the possibilities that life could hold for you. Every moment that occurs is an opportunity to change your path. An opportunity to make something significantly good happen for yourself. There is something exciting about this if you can embrace this perspective on change. Hope is hidden in the possibilities of what your life can be.
One of the best things about facing change is that you can take hold of hope by taking control of the change. One of the most depressing aspects of changing circumstances is that you feel as if you are not in control of your own destiny. More often than not that is a false feeling.
If you take the time to look at the change that you are facing you will see some ways that you can take control of it. Often the most difficult thing is to take the first step toward taking control. Once you start you will see that hope lies within your grasp.
You can find hope in change, it is at your fingertips, and it can be yours. To harness it you need to grab hold of your own strength and resolve to change your life. Hope is not found in large changes, but instead it is in the small victories and successes that you experience.
Break down your goals into small steps and celebrate each of the steps that you achieve. With each accomplishment you should have hope for the success of the next step. If you continue to follow this routine your hope will grow larger and stronger, and soon enough change will not send shivers down your spine the way that it once did.
Hope can be a source of great strength. Rather than letting an uncertain future derail your faith try to focus on the opportunities that lie before you.
You are lucky enough to embark on an adventure and the opportunities are endless. If you can live this philosophy and perspective, you can be sure that you will be living a happier and more hopeful life. Remember, you can find hope in change.
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Herb Ammons is a Motivational Speaker. http://www.herbammons.com