When is the last time you were asked that question? How often have you really thought about “support” and the meaning, let alone who is your support. By definition, support is a network of people who provide an individual with practical and/or medical support. A good support system helps you achieve a better experience especially if you are going through a transition or a tough time. A good support system lets you know you are not alone, and helps you to cope in a time of change.
“Getting your ducks in a row” is funny, but can lead the way for effective planning. There are people all around who can help. You may have answered this question easily, but the second part of the question is who is qualified to help. It is important to consider the people in your life and the role they play, and what specific types of support they can offer, including practical planning and preparation.
Changes are part of life and can be challenging and require a lot of “knowing what to do” and the next steps for well-informed and right actions. When things get difficult toughing it alone can be an uphill battle full of stress and quick decisions that result in answers you may have to live with vs. the time to make wiser and more informed decisions through the help, wisdom, experience and insight of others. There are a lot of things to consider when dealing with the changes of life that need to be considered. The guidance for these considerations will help with making the process easier and more pleasurable for you and your family. This is where your support team can help.
With the right help and support your next life change can be done thoughtfully and easily. Identifying and establishing a list of reliable people is the first step to building a support system that helps make informed decisions, guides, keeps you safe with ease.
So, who can you turn to?