Change vs. Transition. Change and Transition are not the sameâ€¦ Change = a shift in the external situation Transition = the psychological reorientation in response to change. Phases of Transition. Phase One: Endings.
What loss are you experiencing?
What is your emotional reaction – what stage are you in?
In previous loss experiences, what helped you to get to the stage of acceptance?
For those in the Neutral Zone Phase:
If you are sure you have completed the ending phase, how did you reach acceptance?
What emotions are you experiencing in the neutral zone?
What would it take for you to see opportunities, to renew yourself?
For those in the New Beginnings Phase:
What are you doing that is new, and that you are excited about?
What might be some of your fears?
If it is working well, what are some examples of how you are moving towards new beginnings?