Belief #2On Resistance and Negative Emotions
RESISTANCE AND EMOTIONAL RESPONSES to change are not bad. They are a signal to pay attention. They are a sign that forces are gathering to shift relationships and move NEW behaviors into the mainstream.
Think of resistance and negative emotions as “persistence energy.” They are stability’s voice crying out to test the value of a change.
Your resistance belief (Belief #2) relates to your “what is normal” belief (Belief #1). It reflects your view of the normalcy of change. When you believe that “stability is normal; change is the exception,” then resistance and negative emotions carry a lot of power. They are a fearsome force: a battle call to protect your ego, to ward off all information ...