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Navigating Life's Transitions...
Transitions occur throughout our lives on a regular basis, but they can cause us to be troubled and confused no matter what our age. Many times I have asked myself the question why is this? Because change is inevitable. But it is a rare occasion when I see someone embrace it. Over the years I have helped many people through different types of transitions all the while wishing there was more that I could do, it can be very tough.
Examples of life transitions are:
Carol W. Berman, M.D. - the clinical professor of psychiatry at NYU Medical Center in New York City has 8 tips for navigating life's transitions that I think can be extremely helpful for everyone.
I think that we all should try to be happy when change occurs, but if that is not possible there is one thing for certain, things will change again. That is life. I have decided to enjoy things as much as possible whenever I can and I am going to take up on some of Carol's advice when it comes to the tougher transitions. How about you?
Summer Jackson, the author of this Age-Friendly Blog is an advocate for aging, and she insists that we all can live an unprecedented quality of life as we age. She believes that accomplishing this requires educating people of all ages, and involving people, organizations, and community leaders in a shared process. Read on. You will find her posts to be insightful, fun, and inspiring for people of all ages...
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