Transitions are Jarring and Your Feelings Count

Transitions create upheavals in your life. No matter what, they turn things topsy-turvy for awhile. And living in the midst of that can be tough. So the first key skill, when it comes to navigating transitions, is recognizing when you’re going through one. Then, at the very least, you know why things feel a little…

Transition Tips for Navigating in Uncertain Times

Transition times are nothing if not unsettling. In my last post, I explored the nature of transitions and how they impact you. I included a 10-minute exercise to help you explore how you frame transitions. Today, I’d like to look at 5 specific tips that will help you navigate through transition times and the uncertainty that they present. So let’s get…

Aging: Owning Your Journey with Some Timely Tips

Aging is an incremental and profound process that we all experience. And yet, it’s also a process that we tend to be in denial about.  In denial, that is, until some change makes our aging undeniable! But being proactive about accepting and adapting to our aging makes each day easier and more 

Aging, You, and Your Time

Aging is a fact of life. It is continually happening for all of us, so long as we are lucky enough to be alive. With aging come many changes.  That they come is predictable.  How they manifest for each of us – and how we deal with them – is as unique as we are.

Aging, Gratitude and Humor: Just Ask Paula

Aging is a process that we all experience … if we are lucky. It’s vital to keep that grateful perspective in mind as we each go through our own, unique developmental evolution. Gratitude is a powerful antidote to the losses that come with this territory.  Another helpful 

Sudden Change and Being Present: 3 Timely Tips

Sudden change is a reality of human life – and it’s a challenge on many different levels. Sometimes the sudden change is something that happens to you, throwing everything up into the air and taking your breath away.  And sometimes it enters a friend’s or colleague’s life, turning 

Transitions: Open to Them and Find Time!

Transitions begin by ending the old. Losses and gains are intertwined, as you navigate transitions. One season reluctantly lets go, while the next takes hold. Transitions require that you move forward in the face of uncertainty.