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…

Truly, It’s the Only Way Change Happens — A-Day-At-A-Time

A-day-at-a-time is the mantra for your incremental path to time success. And taking it a-day-at-a-time is advice that’s so pervasive in our culture that it’s easy to not really take in its import. How often have you heard that phrase? And the bigger question: How often have you acted on it? Yes, it’s true. A-day-at-a-time…

Morning, Evening, Aging and Time’s Mysteries

Aging is one of time’s inevitabilities as well as one of time’s mysteries. The years go by and we progress through ever-evolving developmental stages. Step-by-step we move through time. Our changes are often mundane and incremental. And ultimately, they are breathtakingly profound. We go from 14 to 40 to 74, but what does that mean…

Welcome the Return of Daylight Saving Time — 3 Tips

It’s time to spring forward and welcome the return of Daylight Saving Time. While that feels positive for many people, it can also be a challenge. In the wee hours of Sunday morning time springs forward. And it’s always good to put a little thought into preparing in advance. There’s a rhythm to it. The…

Baby Boomers and the Challenge of Aging Gracefully

It may come as a shock to some, but the Rolling Stones are in their 70’s. Baby boomers are aging. And yes, boomers are retiring, too. To get an idea of the impact that this has on our collective lives, consider this: Baby boomers are the cohort born, worldwide, between 1946 and 1964. The birthrate ‘boomed’…