As Transition Models, the 4 Seasons Serve Us Well

Transition models are everywhere if you pause and observe carefully. And there aren’t many transition models that serve better than the annual movement of our four seasons. And if you think about it, so do the daily changes of the morning, noontime, evening, and night. Making time to support yourself as you go through your…

Plan for Change: How to Manage Life’s Up’s and Down’s

When you plan for change, you give yourself a reality-based boost. Indeed, “The more you plan for change, the less you need to change your plans.” So, time management techniques are only as powerful as you are realistic. And even the best time skills will never provide you with the level of control you might…

Retaining Routines During Transitions Helps You Stay Grounded

Retaining routines while traversing transitions is a constant challenge. But when you give yourself the help you need, you thrive. Whether you are in the northern hemisphere where autumn is arriving, or in the southern half of the globe and moving from winter to spring, you are in a time of transition as you read…

Transition Feelings — How to Manage Them With Skill

Transition feelings, like any feelings, can affect your outlook, your energy, your time challenges and, ultimately, your success. But what do I mean by transition feelings? And how can you manage them skillfully? Well, as you well know, finding time while in the midst of change can be a great challenge. And this time of…

Your Small Steps Are Your Key to Living Well

Your small steps get you from where you are to where you’d like to be. And there’s really no other way to get there. But so very often, we are impatient and want change to come more quickly. Have you felt that way? You can see where you want to be, and you aren’t satisfied…

When I’m 64 — How Does That Age Look to You Right Now?

When I’m 64 — remember that song by the Beatles? It speaks, in a lighthearted way, to the angst that many people encounter when confronting the challenges of aging. Which side of 64 are you on, as you read this? And whatever your age right now, how do you feel about the process of getting…

Your Transitions — How to Navigate Through Them Skillfully

Your transitions don’t have to throw you off track, but it’s a fact that change can be disorienting. Sometimes transitions are planned and sometimes they come out of the blue. Either way, it can be a challenge to adjust. So, what helps? Well, to move skillfully through your transitions requires tapping into a variety of…