Transitions, Changes, and the Habits that Help You Navigate

Navigating transitions is a perennial challenge because it involves developing new habits. Whether your transition is unexpected or predictable, this is always true. All transitions ask that you let go of things that are familiar and develop new pathways for yourself. These changes may look ‘small’ to you, but each one of them requires flexibility, planning,…

Your Strengths: Tap into Them in Times of Change to Thrive

The world is changing around us, and there’s no denying the fact that we face difficult challenges on multiple fronts. And it’s also true that our strengths will carry us through. Indeed, there are very few of us who haven’t been touched by the many upheavals and transitions in our world today. But we are…

Daylight Saving Time — Are You Ready to Let it Go?

As I write this morning, it is hard to believe that October is gone, November is here, and in the wee hours of this coming Sunday morning, Daylight Saving Time comes to an end. Whether you’re a fan of Daylight Saving Time or not, the change-over is always jarring. It marks a change in your…

Birthdays, Aging, and Moving Through Time Transitions

Aging is a fact of life. I am reminded of this each August, as another birthday rolls around. Each year it feels different. And each year, I take time to make friends with the reality. Aging and birthdays — a process vs. a point in time… A birthday is what it says it is — a day —…

Back to School Time – Planfully Managing Your Transitions

Finding time to make transitions in a planful way isn’t always possible.  Indeed, as the tragic events in Houston painfully illustrate, sometimes powerful events topple the best-laid plans. But some transitions are predictable.  And when you take the time to plan for them, you’ll be all the better for it. Back to school A great example…

Change and Your Time — Let Your Feelings Help You Through

Change is everywhere. So, how do you relate to change? The choices you make about this are profound, affecting your focus, your time management, and your productivity. And the thing is, no matter what life is presenting you with at any given time, changes always initiate a transition toward a new beginning. What’s your go-to feeling…

Aging and You – Here are 5 Tips to Help You Navigate the Transitions

Aging.  What images spring to mind when you hear that word? Do you recoil? Deny? Pretend? Or do you embrace this life transition and all that it holds for you? Pause for a moment and consider how the idea of aging fits into your world. Like time, the aging process is not something that we…