Everyone has different ways of managing their stress, so it’s important to find out what works for you.
For some people, change can be very scary and unsettling, or associated with grief and loss. Other people may find change exciting, and may even look forward to change.
People have to manage both every day expected changes, such as children growing up and starting school, as well as more significant, unexpected life changes, like separation or the loss of a family member.
People who have experienced difficult life changes in their past can find that this affects how they deal with future changes. It’s important to seek help early, so that when change comes up again, you’re best prepared to deal with it.
When you’re managing change, there’s a few things you should think about.
If you’re finding it hard to manage or plan for change, there are a few things you can do to try to help.
There are lots of services that can help you to manage and adapt to changes in your life including Relationships Australia Victoria.
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