Many of us are afraid of change. We assume that even if things aren’t exactly perfect now, they can always get worse. Remy Charlip wrote a children’s book called, “Fortunately.” Here’s how it starts: “Fortunately, Ned was invited to a surprise party.
I remember a joke that asks, “How many therapists does it take to change a light bulb?” The answer: “Only one, but the light bulb has to want to change.” Change is a funny thing. Many people are more afraid of change than they are of staying where they are even if that place is really bad.