The 6 Stages of Dealing with Change
The course of change never did run smooth—but you may be glad to know that it is predictable. Family therapist Virginia Satir established a model of how we experience transition.
Stage 1: Late Status Quo
Here you are in the (mostly) uneventful present, and the skies are (mostly) clear. But this stage is called late status quo because—though you don't yet know it—something is about to come along and...