Your Self-Talk Affects You — How to Make It Friendlier

Your self-talk has a significant impact on how you feel. And yet many of us are often unaware that we’re giving ourselves messages. Your time management skills usually are most effective when you’re familiar with your time demands and your terrain. And I’d add, here, that it’s also vital to be aware of your energy and…

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…

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…

Greeting the Transitions of Aging — 3 Timely Tips

Greeting the transitions of aging is a topic that you may not reflexively welcome. And for that reason, readers and writers alike may tend to shy away from it. Indeed, ours is not a culture that is welcoming of the aging process.   And that’s somewhat understandable, as our mortality is so closely tied up…

Agility is Key for Staying on Track When Life is in Flux

Agility is key in many situations, and possibly at no time more than right now. Indeed, knowing when to stick to priorities and when to hold them loosely, in the midst of daily flux can be a challenge. Saturday afternoon the clouds rolled in fast here in New Hampshire as thunder rumbled in the distance.…

Transitions in Your Life: Your Energy Makes All the Difference

There are commonalities that unite all transitions in your life. For example, all transitions in your life embody change. And change requires adjustment. The scope of the adjustment matches the significance of the transition. Yet any transition, regardless of its size, calls for a different perspective as you evolve to meet the new challenges. Your…

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…