Reflect and Recharge to Freshen Your Time, Especially During Transitions

When you make time to reflect and recharge, no matter what else is going on in your life, you give yourself an energizing gift. That’s because making the most of your time, and of transition times, in particular, is a powerful skill to develop and hone.  The early days of a new year offer significant…

Navigating Transitions Well Means Keeping in Touch with Yourself

Navigating transitions can feel like being in a small boat on an unknown and unpredictable sea. Will the waves stay calm? Will it get stormy? Is there any land in sight? Change and transition are both fundamentally disorienting. They move you out of the familiar into the new. And when you don’t have a map,…

Stillness Helps So Much at Times of Flux and Transition

Stillness might feel like an unproductive use of time. But, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. When you are going through transitions — like the change from summer into fall — there’s a lot to process. You need to assimilate the change, let go of what’s gone, and move into a new place. The other…

Ready or Not, It’s Back-to-School Time

Back-to-school time is upon us. It’s nearly September, and if school hasn’t started yet, I’m guessing that it soon will.  For kids and families, this is an exciting and sometimes anxiety-provoking time.  What can you do to make it go as smoothly as possible? Well, back-to-school time was very much on my mind last night…

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…