Change is hard, but being aware of the emotional roller coaster that awaits you will set you up for success. So, let’s take a look at the 5 Emotional Cycles of Change (ECOC) as listed in Brian Moran’s book, “The 12 Week Year.”

Uninformed Optimism
You start to imagine the benefits of change, but see none of the struggle that lies ahead.

Informed Pessimism
As you learn more about the reality of what it will take to change, negativity starts to seep in and your mood begins to shift.