As humans we are programmed to look out for danger and to avoid it. This helps us survive. We grow to like familiar things and prefer to avoid change. We can see change as a potential threat. However, some change is inevitable and most change is not a threat, but we are programmed to be wary and suspicious of change which can cause stress and unhelpful patterns of thought. We have a big brain which can make us worry in a big way. Our personality has a huge influence on our response to change.
Does change affect you the way it does people who share your personality animal?
For Seahorses, their usual compassion and desire to connect new ideas to support people can seep away. This can be replaced by: an almost obsessive attention on external distractions such as tidying or cleaning, an aggressive attitude to people who disagree with you or being attracted to the lifestyle of a member of The Rolling Stones! If you feel these emotions be reassured that they are temporary feelings and a sign you should pause, reset, and return to your strengths to guide you.
Allow yourself space where you can think through the implications of the change and imagine innovative potential outcomes and consider which would work best for you. You will then be ready to move toward, reassured that you have discovered a new perspective.
You rarely let anyone down so can be hurt and stressed when let down by others. Learn not to take it personally. Cut other people slack, do not hold a grudge, they may have been going through a difficult time or have different priorities. Move on and do not stew over it to reduce your distress.
Roles that blend creativity and organising, managing, and maintaining accurate, detailed records in jobs would suit Seahorses such as:
The Seahorses flair and naturally patient / thorough approach can suit roles such as:
Seahorses are naturally kind and caring, especially when dealing with people one-to-one in a calm environment. This is a strength in roles such as:
Many Seahorses like to apply their skills to design, make or repair things. This can be achieved in roles such as:
Seahorses are more satisfied in roles which allow their creative side to flourish. More frequently advertised roles involving creativity would suit a Seahorse such as: