It's really rare that change hits us unexpectedly.
It usually does so gradually.
Day by day.
Step by step.
So when that change finally hits, we're never really that surprised anymore.
But just because we aren't really surprised about it anymore doesn't necessarily mean that we're prepared for it.
As a matter of fact, most of the time it means the exact opposite.
Because change usually happens very slowly, but gradually, we always feel like we still have enough time.
Time to adapt.
To get ready.
And to prepare ourselves.
Until one day we realize that there's no more time left.
Change happens gradually.
Until it doesn't...