fear of change

Why do some of us struggle so much with change? What’s the reasoning behind this fear of change? Keep reading for a few powerful techniques you can use to overcome this illusory fear. Think back to the last time you found yourself on the brink of a major change. Maybe you felt a need for…

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stressful situations

Autumn is a time of transition; a time for big change and uncertainty. The “back to school” season can also bring on unwanted anxiety and stressful situations. Fall sometimes harbors a certain emptiness that can leave us feeling exposed and anxious for what’s next . . . The Oxford dictionary defines anxiety as “a feeling of…

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Retire Happily

Retire Happily! In a society where so many of us consider who we are to be based upon what we do, it’s not surprise that many feel a little less whole after retirement. And the more firmly we believe this notion, the harder it can be. Days that were once filled from sun up to way…

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“There’s this youth culture that is really, really powerful and really, really strong, but what it does is it really discards people once they reach a certain age. I actually think that people are so powerful and interesting – women, especially – when they reach my age. We’ve got so much to say, but popular…

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Holiday presents wrapped in white paper with red ribbons

A positively disruptive headline landed in my email inbox today that was attached to a newsletter I subscribe to. My eyes scanned the icebreaker, “Do you remember what you got during last year’s holiday gift giving?” “The headline” got me thinking–deeply. I paused and tried to remember what “gifts” I received last Christmas. At first, nothing jumped…

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