transitions

I listened to the heart monitor beeping regularly, the blood pressure cuff whirring every few minutes, and stared through
Drawing from his many year as a physician, meditator, mentor, husband and father, Doctor Dacher has assembled the essential
Through the years, I've upset my share of audiences by telling them how overrated product knowledge really is.
If you were a typical teenager, turning 18 meant finishing high school, proms, college trips. But for the more than 22,000 young people who turn 18 in foster care this year in the United States, approaching the age of official adulthood is a different matter.
My daughter, my eldest child, just had her first child -- a baby boy. They live in Israel, and I flew over for his birth and to help afterwards. What was meant to be a two-week trip, became four and I became an integral part of a very important time in my first grand baby's life, and in those first few weeks that my daughter became a mother.
The transition from summer to back-to-school can be difficult. It can be even more trying when it's the first year back to school after a divorce. My kids are going back to school in a week with the added twist of now living at two different houses.
The knowing that the mid-twenties carefree girl who boarded the plane to take her to the other side the world will never return. She will never again be the girl who never went to war. She will never again be a girl whose friends didn't die from mortars.
The new book Transitions at the Top by Dan Ciampa and David Dotlich is valuable -- but incomplete. If you are involved with a top-level transition you should use this book to help you -- just not this book on its own.
While productivity experts know clearly the importance of paying attention to transitions, busy high-performers can be terrible about this. In fact, it's a trouble spot that's usually ignored and it's a major cause of getting caught in vicious cycles with overwhelm, overload, and overeating.
Next time you are feeling stuck, like you need a change but you are not sure how to do it, look to an accessory. True to its definition, it may be just the thing that contributes to the process of making your life more useful, versatile or attractive. And maybe a little more fun in the process.
If you are having a hard time going through a transition, here are 13 ways to cool down the process and allow you to move on with less drama and more success.
But some of the most trying shifts in life may still make us wish we could hide away and hibernate until the threat has passed
The transition from a warm, dreamy bed to cold, hard reality can be a difficult one to make. No, it's not always easy to
The best parenting advice comes from my friend whose kids are about a year older than mine. She is close enough to the struggles I'm facing to remember clearly, but far enough away to have gained some clarity.
The best things in life come out of change, and this is one that both you and your child have been working toward for many, many years!
If yoga is just a physical fitness activity for you, that is okay -- there are many benefits at that level. But if you've found that the benefits of mindfulness extend beyond the mat, then consider other transitions in life that could use some focus, too.
You trust in saving graces like this. You trust that one day soon, you'll be able to laugh about this -- life's tragedy and consequent comedy. Because, at nearly 31, all you can do is accept that this is the life you're living.
As many people exchange their well-worn student IDs for brand new alumni discount cards, they are being bombarded with information -- from credit card offers, to (hopefully) job offers, to advice from authority figures -- irrespective of their actual authority or right to dispense worldly wisdom.