Change scares, because of its load of unknown that suddendly enters in our lives and undermins our certainties. Changing is to question ourselves and our own values. But it is a fear, in some ways, that can stimulate and from which we can benefit. To do this, however, the password is adaptation, because knowing how to adapt to changes teaches us new rules and canons of behavior and gives us a renewed enthusiasm in dealing with what our life offers us. And more: being able to reorganize a day modified by some unexpected factors or being able to face an important change is synonymous with success and inner strength.
Adapting to change is not easy
Flexibility is something we learn, but obviously it’s not that simple. We need time, concentration and above all predisposition. It’s a path to be faced step by step, calmly and patiently: the first step is to start acepting events as they arise and not as they should be. This way of relating to people, and to life in general, allows us to be less resentful for what we don’t have and more receptive to what we have around. This is precisely the second point at the base of adaptation: maintaining an open mind set to novelty and changes. Being flexible means approaching to all this with trust and serenity, conscious that it can allow us to improve and learn something new.
Flexibility should not be fear of change, but rather an encouragement to break the mould, to interrupt the daily routine, to change our habits and to establish a new modus operandi. The monotony extinguishes the enthusiasm, leads us to live always the same situations and to meet the same kind of people. A vicious circle from which it is possible to go out, simply by changing brain patterns and seizing the opportunities of enrichment that every day gravitate in our reality. Because, according to the French writer Simone de Beauvoir, “to transform our life we need to change ourselves”