If you are in the early stages of a crisis or life transition, you might be feeling some pretty intense emotions. Reflect on your current situation or think about another time when you were dealing with a similar type of change. How did you feel when you first got the news?
Did Your Feelings Change Over Time
Feelings can change during and after an event. For example, if you were laid off from a job, you might have felt shocked or angry at first. Later, when you got a new job, you might have felt relieved to be starting over.
Think about a past major life transition or event, and focus on your feelings to complete this exercise.
When I first found out about the life change, I felt .
In the process of the life change, I felt .
When I made the change I wanted, I felt .
When I was unable to make the change I wanted, I felt .