The Solstice, A Seasonal Change to Savor and Celebrate

The Solstices represent a profound transition that happens twice every year. The Winter Solstice brings the shortest day. And Summer Solstice brings the longest day, marking a deep rhythm in our collective lives. So, do you pause and celebrate these changes? You can count on the Solstice. Whether you live in the Northern or Southern…

Change Getting You Down? This Could Be Comforting…

We are always in a state of change. If you’re like many people, there are wonderful times when you feel like you’re flowing with it, or even looking forward to it. Other times it can be jarring and disorienting. So today I want to look at a fundamental illusion about change. Once you see it clearly,…

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…

New Beginnings — An Energy Boost That’s Always Within Reach

New beginnings and energy? Yes, there’s a clear and powerful connection between the two. And when it comes to new beginnings, you aren’t dependent on the calendar. Not at all. Usually, when we think about transitions, change, and new beginnings, we focus on major events like birthdays, New Year’s day, anniversaries — points in time. But…

In Transitional Times, Start by Putting Your Feet on the Ground

Transitional times throw lots of people off track because they are, by definition, disorienting. Finding time while you are in the midst of change is often very challenging. And this time of year, no matter where you live, is nothing, if not a monumental time of transition. Here in New Hampshire, despite the recent blizzard, we…

Transitions, Changes and the River of Time

How do you respond to transitions? Changes? I invite you to just pause for a moment and think about how the flux and flow of transitions affect your feelings about your time? Right now, here in the States, we are experiencing some big changes. These changes are profoundly disturbing for many. For others, they are…

Looking Ahead, Looking Back, Moving Forward into a New Month

Looking ahead as you move into a new month is a process that is always deepened when looking back is also one of the steps in the journey. You see, it’s not a linear process, our learning and growing. Unpredictable and sometimes messy, it involves lots of experiences, a good measure of mistakes, and plenty…