Your Change Management Skills Keep You Going

Change management is a time skill worth mastering. Why? Well, maintaining your energy and focus during times of transition is often a challenge. Changes and transitions are often layered. So, once the most pressing work of a transition is completed, whatever it may be, a period of change management often continues. You may have lots…

Marking Milestones and Making Meaning as You Move Through Time

Marking milestones and celebrating anniversaries is so important. It’s one way that we reinforce our values. The act of marking milestones also helps us pause and ground ourselves, even as we keep moving toward the next goal. It re-energizes us as we travel through time. The graduation season that many just celebrated offers an excellent…

Going Through Changes? Supporting Yourself is Job #1

When you’re going through changes you may feel disoriented and at sea. Indeed, going through changes is going to throw you off balance to some degree, even if it’s a relatively small disruption. So, finding time to support yourself, whether you’re experiencing an expected transition or an unanticipated change is vital. This is easy to…

Seasonal Rituals, Seasonal Chores, and the Seasons of Your Life

Seasonal rituals mark your passage through your days, months, and years. They come and go like clockwork. As you evolve, they evolve. They change with time, and they also serve as touchstones that help you see how you have changed. Seasonal rituals include mundane everyday tasks as well as more momentous markers of meaning and…

Your Transitional Activities Create Your Bridge to the New

The phrase ‘your transitional activities’ may sound a little exotic, but those activities really help when you’re going through transitions. Why? Well, transitions are nearly always challenging because, whether you view them as positive or negative, they bring change. So, they are unsettling, by definition. You’re moving from one thing to another. That evokes feelings. It…

Make Your Self-Care Prime to Enhance and Enjoy Your Time

Seasonal changes will sometimes throw a wrench into your self-care time. Springtime.  Summertime. Warm transitions are upon us, transforming our world. Can you feel them?   The air softens as blossoms burst open and green returns to our terrain. We notice early vernal pools, alive with activity. We throw open our windows and our thoughts…

Disruptions, Opportunities and the Eye of the Beholder

What’s the difference between disruptions and opportunities? Well, if you step back and reflect on it, you realize that the two may be a lot closer than you’d first thought. That’s because disruptions are simply events that we, then, ascribe certain qualities to. Do we see them as positive? Negative? Jarring upheavals? Welcome surprises? Disruptions…