The Seven Stages of Change

Change is an inevitable part of life. It challenges us to grow and adapt to new situations — but, it can be difficult, and many people struggle to make meaningful changes in their lives. Here, we’ll explore the seven stages of change:

Stage 1: Being unaware of the need to change a problem or habit.

Stage 2: Being aware of the need for change but believing that one is powerless to make the change.

Stage 3: Being aware and believing one can make the change, but only after the problem or habit has occurred.

Stage 4: Being aware of the need for change in the moment, but unable to change it because the moment happens too quickly.

Stage 5: Being aware of and changing the problem or habit in the moment as it is happening.

Stage 6: Foreseeing the problem or habit and preventing it from occurring.

Stage 7: Making the permanent change.

While change can be a challenging process, it is essential for personal growth and development. By understanding these stages, we can develop the resilience and persistence necessary to create meaningful change in our lives. Remember, change is a journey, and it is okay to stumble along the way. The most important thing is to keep moving forward, one step at a time.


Reference: Business Strategy For CPAs