6 Stages of Change Help You Transform Your Time

The 6 stages of change offer an approach to self-transformation that is at once powerful, practical, and profound. The more you explore your power to direct your life, the more successfully you can plan your time. This is true no matter what challenges life presents. In 1997 psychology professor James Prochaska created a very effective…

Welcome Change to Empower Yourself No Matter What

When you welcome change you give yourself a very powerful gift. Indeed, opening to the constancy of change is one of the biggest challenges that we face as human beings. Change is an especially interesting subject to consider now, as we navigate so much that is new and daunting. And we’re also in a time…

First Let Yourself Feel — It Will ALWAYS Help You Deal

It’s a fact of life that when you let yourself feel you free up energy that you otherwise won’t have access to. But many of us forget that in times of high stress. We are often tempted to try to push past our emotions. However, we ignore them at our peril. No one ever wants…

Manage Sudden Change — Ideas for Responding to the Unexpected

How to manage sudden change is a challenge that’s much on people’s minds these days as the world struggles to manage Covid-19. I recently had a very timely question from a reader. It wasn’t specifically about the coronavirus. But it was spot on about how to manage sudden change when it visits your life. So…

Daylight Saving: Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

Yes, Daylight Saving Time starts next weekend. And giving yourself a chance to adjust to “springing ahead” next weekend is an excellent self-care choice. Why? Well, the change from Standard to Daylight Saving Time is a jolt to your system.  And as we age, we may feel that impact even more. So, there are many…

Snowstorms: Gifts or Disasters — You Get to Choose

Snowstorms are a fact of life here in New Hampshire. The weather is one ingredient in our lives that often presents tests for our agility and flexibility. And reframing these situations as opportunities rather than recoiling from them is powerful. It’s a seemingly small choice that offers you an endless wellspring of energy. Fundamentally, it’s…

Expect the Unexpected: 5 Tips That Help

Does ‘expect the unexpected’ sound like an oxymoron to you? Well, step back and consider: What do you do when the unexpected intrudes in your life? Our world is filled with change. It’s happening all the time.  And dealing with the sudden changes that present themselves to us is a difficult challenge. It’s a challenge…