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Dealing With Change

My Mom Just Told Me We're Moving.. Again

Cailin Loesch | Posted 02.22.2014 | Teen
Cailin Loesch

A few weeks ago, my mom once again spoke to me two words that I know all too well: We're moving.

How To Deal With The Challenge Of Change

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

It has been said that in a contest between a river and a rock, the river always wins. Why? Because the river is willing to follow the natural call of gravity, going over, under, around or, eventually, through the rock, to its destiny which, as with all water, is to ultimately merge with the ocean.

How to Bounce Back When Life Falls Apart

Tamara Star | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

When life unravels, we're all that seed needing to trust that the darkness we're residing in temporarily, will in the end move us towards our next fertile direction.

7 Tips For Surviving A Major Life Change

Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D. | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisabeth Saunders Medlock, Ph.D.

You can have your pity party, but only for a day or two, and then you have to move on. If you spend too much time in that place of anger or pity or blame, you end up not being able to adapt to your change. It keeps you in a place of helplessness.

20 Things Your Child Needs From You When Things Change

Dr. Karin L. Smithson | Posted 12.07.2013 | Parents
Dr. Karin L. Smithson

Whether it is a new baby, a big move or Mommy's going back to work, our kids need us to help them find their way along life's tumbling, twisting path.

What Year Is It?

Samantha Sutton | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Samantha Sutton

The thing about years of change is that they can be jarring. You had gotten used to a certain way of living and of being, and now you are called to step into a new dance that feels unfamiliar, maybe scary, maybe uncomfortable, maybe uncertain.

The Downside Of Growing Up

Emma C. S. McLaughlin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Teen
Emma C. S. McLaughlin

I wasn't in for such a changed home. I don't know if everyone is just older and grumpier (the cat certainly is) or if things are just not what I remember. It's probably the latter, but that doesn't make things any easier for me, or for them.

This Is The Key To Satisfaction In Later Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Buddhist teachings on happiness have long held that accepting that which cannot be changed or controlled is key to reducing suffering. Now, this ancie...

A Reminder That You're Capable Of Handling The Hard Stuff

Mike Robbins | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

While I don't believe that we have to necessarily suffer and struggle in order to grow and evolve in life, one of the best things we can do when dealing with adversity or challenge is to look for the gifts and find the gold in the situation as much as possible.

Mark Koberg: From TV Producer To Mindfulness Entrepreneur

Mark Koberg | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Koberg

Having produced daytime TV for 17 years, I know from experience that people come on talk shows because they're in conflict with the way things are and are searching for answers. Those same reasons led me to mindfulness meditation.

What To Do When You're Forced Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Rightfully so, unforeseen changes cause distress, uncertainty, and a pressing sense of fear. So what are we to do when our habits are interrupted and our stability is tested? Keep these few truths in minds when the comfort rug is swept from under your feet.

3 Keys For Actually Making Positive Changes

Catherine Calarco | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Live life with the knowledge that there is more good in the world than evil. The small positive changes we make each day make a difference for us, for our community and for our world.

I'm Never Going To Have All The Answers... And Why That's OK

Shanzeh Khurram | Posted 06.24.2013 | Teen
Shanzeh Khurram

I'm 18 now, and even though I'm far from being where I want to be, I've realized one extremely important truth: I'm never going to have all the answers.

3 Things You Need To Fully Adjust To Change

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

Here's what I'm working on: making the "new normal" of life beyond cancer just plain normal. Whatever your struggle, I know it's possible to move beyond constant comparisons between what was and what now is with the right tools. Here's what it's going to take.

3 Ways To Tell If You're On The 'Right Track'

Mike Robbins | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

When we let go of our judgment about where we are and where we think we "should" be, we're able to appreciate our lives, the people around us, and ourselves in a genuine way.

What To Do When It All Seems To Be Falling Apart

Terri Cole | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

While you are in crisis, you are forced to function outside of your normal comfort zone. The sheer nature of a crisis or struggle creates a certain amount of present moment awareness, which is where the solutions live.

How to Know It's Time for You to Face the Unknown

Debbie Woodbury | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Debbie Woodbury

It's only when you stop resisting change and make the best of the moment, "without knowing what's going to happen next," that the universe supports you to create inspired healing, wellness, and live-out-loud joy.

'My Unexpected Gap Year'

Shanzeh Khurram | Posted 03.29.2013 | Teen
Shanzeh Khurram

I generally don't take too many chances. I'm the type of person who makes daily schedules and likes to have her life mapped out in detail, without allowing space for changes.

Allowing for Change

Maggie Lyon | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Who isn't afraid of change? True, some of us have more fear of instability than others. But when you really get down to it, we are all shaken up when the movement inherent to change occurs.

5 Tips For Getting Through A Big Life Change

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

David Foster Wallace once said, "Everything I've ever let go of has claw marks on it." Almost anyone who's gone through a big life change can relate: ...

4 Ways To Surf The Waves Of Change

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Without change in ourselves we become stifled and stagnant; without change in the world we will not survive. Such impermanence means that every difficulty, challenge, joy, or success will, at some point, be different: This too shall pass.

Creature Of Habit? How To Better Embrace Change

Mike Robbins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

How do you feel about change?  If you're anything like me, you probably have mixed feelings about it.  While it often depends on our perception of the type of change -- big or small, good or bad, needed or unnecessary, easy or hard, etc. - most of us seek and fear change simultaneously.

Flow Downstream: 4 Tips To Stop Resisting Change

Maggie Lyon | Posted 01.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Norman Fischer says, "Life comes and goes. Life comes and goes very quickly. We don't need to worry so much." When in doubt, find your footing in change. Instead of fighting the current, take cue, and for once in your life, flow downstream.

Navigating Change

Maggie Lyon | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

How do you deal with and feel about change? There are those change junkies out there who can't stop seeking the newest, most thrilling, most different thing around the bend. Then there are their opposites. Where do you fall along this spectrum?

The Finer Points of Manifesting Change

Daniel Scott | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

If change is vibration, a shift in chords creates another song entire. And if life is vibration as well, there is incredible value in effectively leveraging change to positively affect our lives.