5 Days. Only 5 days before every change I have feared all summer will be thrown in my face. Maybe I’m a baby, maybe I’m selfish, maybe you really don’t care about my fears and anxiety about what I think is going to be one of the biggest changes of my life thus far. But we all have different perspectives and definitions,not to mention feelings on what we consider scary, terrifying, anxiety inducing, changes. Your move to college maybe have been low stress all fun, but I am different than you and life with different circumstances.
All of this has made me think long and hard about why change is so scary and can be so debilitating. Any change is going to cause you stress. But that might not be bad stress. It might be excitement. You finally bought that house you’ve always wanted. But it might be bad stress too. You are moving across the country away from your family and everything you’ve known you whole life. It can be exciting and scary at the same time. The fear that comes with it though, is simply the fear of the unknown.Read More