Better self-esteem: Why it is important to have a realistic sense of time (1 minute read)
Last post Better self-esteem: Why it is important to have a realistic sense of time was about the importance of expecting changes and making adjustments to achieve your goals.
Also, it is important to keep in mind that other factors might impact the outcome and therefore have to be dealt with.
Better self-esteem: Why it is important to have a realistic sense of time
Change takes time to achieve on a deeper level – from 3 weeks for behaviors up to 2-3 years for more profound changes in identity and beliefs.
Overcoming big events in one’s life, such as losing a friend or healing a break-up, usually take at least one year.
We have to go through all the seasons and experience them under the new circumstances in order to have a chance move on. But it can take even longer.
We have to pass through all holidays, vacations and special dates in this new situation while experiencing loss and what is missing. Normally over time we are gaining renewed insights and wider perspectives.
If it takes more than a year, it could be time to seek professional help – if not earlier…
Find more inspiration on how to increase your self-esteem and well-being in the free blog or in the course How to develop self-esteem and boost your confidence at https://jennyrappbefree.com or the even larger blog archive at https://www.jennyrapp.com/
If you have any questions, write a comment or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Courses in personal development at https://www.jennyrappbefree.com/:
Also, see these user-friendly medical research databases:
The world’s largest government funded medical library: www.nlm.nih.gov
Johns Hopkins University: www.hopkinsmedicine.org
Harvard University: www.health.harvard.edu
Oxford university: http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/