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…

Manage Sudden Change — Ideas for Responding to the Unexpected

How to manage sudden change is a challenge that’s much on people’s minds these days as the world struggles to manage Covid-19. I recently had a very timely question from a reader. It wasn’t specifically about the coronavirus. But it was spot on about how to manage sudden change when it visits your life. So…

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…

A New Beginning: Make Yours Whenever and Wherever You Choose

Finding a new beginning offers a refreshing and energizing perspective on the moments of your life.  So often we think of our time as a linear flow that moves from a long-ago beginning to a future ending.  But it really isn’t.  Right down to the cellular level, we are in a constant rhythm of endings…

Welcoming the New Year by Mindfully Letting Go

Welcoming the New Year offers an opportunity to reflect, let go, and joyfully step toward the promises rising on the horizon.  The key, however, is making time to do it all mindfully. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are, for many, opportunities to celebrate with friends and family.  These celebrations create occasions for appreciating…

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…