Holding On Holds You Back — How to Let Go and Keep Moving

Holding on during times of transition is a surefire way to stay stuck. So, what’s a better course? Well, life is filled with flux. The movement of our planet means that our environment is changing all the time.  Right now if you’re in the northern hemisphere, autumn is here. In the southern hemisphere, it’s spring.…

Change a Pattern to Transform Your Vision and Your Time

When you change a pattern, everything shifts. Sometimes the shift is subtle. Other times it may be seismic. But either way, learning to recognize patterns and then make conscious choices about them is one of the most powerful skills that you can cultivate in your life.  Patterns help, but… Creating systems and templates (both are…

Seasonal Transitions and Your Path — Mind, Body, and Spirit

Seasonal transitions often mark quite profound changes. While they arrive incrementally and can generally be planned for, they transform everyday life. Last week we had some chilly New Hampshire moments and they reminded me that the transition into fall is underway. The foliage is turning and, even in this year when so much is jarringly…

Transforming Misfortune — How to Reframe Life’s Challenges Every Day

Transforming misfortune into something more positive has been an all-too-frequent task in 2020. Indeed, this year has presented us all with more curveballs than most if any, major league pitchers could ever throw. And the changes and upheavals seem to just keep coming. It’s no wonder that many people feel like they are drowning and…

Make Your Ideal Day Real, Moment by September Moment

When you make your ideal day real, you give yourself a warm and generous boost. But in the midst of challenging times, do you sometimes feel that’s just impossible? So I suggest that you approach this on a moment-by-moment basis. A day, after all, is a large and daunting expanse of time to try to…

How to Prepare for Change and Thrive Every Day

When you prepare for change it isn’t as jarring as when it just arrives out of the blue and knocks you off-course. And yet, even when you prepare for change, unexpected events can still momentarily throw you. And these days, unexpected changes seem to pop up with unnerving frequency. Still, you’ll be able to respond…

Heraclitus Was Right — How to Relax and Go With the Flow

What does Heraclitus have to do with living in today’s world? And what does he have to do with a concept like going with the flow? Well, he’s someone to pay heed to when you’re navigating transitions. And at this time in your everyday life, doesn’t it feel like you are constantly dealing with changes…