Life is full of big decisions. There are also many more, smaller choices that you’ll need to make, of course. And then there are other, broader questions that can really give us pause: How will I better spend my time to add meaning to my life? What will I do to feel happier and healthier?
Dealing with Change
There are times when change is beyond your control—the divorce that you didn’t see coming, the health crisis that started with a routine trip to the doctor, the layoffs you’d hoped would spare your department.
Though it can be hard to believe, particularly when you’re in the midst of it, grief is a natural process that has a purpose—a necessary part of coping that will, eventually, help you move forward.
Are you facing a challenge or experiencing change? We all meet obstacles in our lives. Sometimes how we approach the circumstances, more than the circumstances themselves, makes all the difference. These ideas may help you tackle tough times with confidence and optimism.
Gone are the days when “retirement” typically meant moving someplace warm and taking up a hobby or two. However it unravels for you, being able to thrive during this new stage of life is important; continuing to be productive and successful is essential to your health and happiness.
Leaving behind what’s comfortable or familiar can ignite fears about the future, leaving you overwhelmed or even paralyzed by the ‘great unknown.’ You may find these suggestions helpful as you work to adjust and restore your confidence and balance once again.