New Beginnings — Finding Time to Make Them

You can find time to make new beginnings more often than you’d think.  Usually, when we think about transitions, change, and new beginnings, we  focus on major events like birthdays, New Year’s day, anniversaries – static points in time. But new beginnings are everywhere, if you look for them! This past Saturday night brought torrential…

Finding Time By Embracing Change!

We are always in a state of change. Permanence is the illusion — so give yourself the space to respond to changes as they come. We’ve been talking about finding time while in the midst of transition. Today I want to look at a small illusion that often crops up when talking about change. What’s…

Finding Time by Moving Through Transitions Skillfully

Transitions can be very challenging to navigate. Yesterday I wrote about one key skill for negotiating transitional times – recognizing the transition. More skills for moving through transitions… A second skill involves seeing that every transition involves losses and gains. Whether the transition is one that you welcome or one that you do not, it’s important…

Finding Time While You Are Going Through a Transition

Finding time while you are in the midst of change can be a great challenge. And this time of year is nothing, if not a time of transition! Special skills for transitional times. Whether the change is as significant as starting a new school year or a new job, or something much smaller like shifting…

Finding Time to Make Good Fortune Out of Misfortune – Part II

Yesterday I promised you some tips on finding time to find your way when life hands you lemons! Here are three things that I find very helpful when dealing with misfortune: Timely Tips for When Misfortune Hits First take time and give yourself some space.  You’ve just suffered a loss, and you need to honor…

Finding Time to Make Good Fortune Out of Misfortune-Part I

I hope that this first day of September finds you well, and that you have an enjoyable Labor Day! Finding time to find your way when life hands you lemons can be a major life challenge.  I recently read (and listened to) an interesting post on “The Paradox of Fortunate Misfortune” on a blog titled…

Finding Time to Get Back to School

Finding time to make transitions in a planful way isn’t always possible.  But some transitions are predictable.  If you take the time to plan for them, you’ll be all the better for it. Back to school.A great example of this is the back to school transition.  Nicole Humphrey has written an article titled Quick Tips…