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…

Your Transition Energy: Keep Mind, Body, and Spirit in Sync

Today I want to talk about your transition energy. What is it, and why is it important? So, let’s look at a seasonal task that is looming — the transition into fall. How might your transition energy impact this predictable change? Your transition energy… Seasonal transitions are a good place to start because they are…

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…

Your Changes Affect Others — Sometimes It Takes a Village

Your changes almost always involve two sets of people: you and the other people in your life who are touched by the change, whatever it may be. In a previous post titled Going Through Changes? Supporting Yourself is Job #1 I wrote about how important it is to support yourself when you are going through…

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…