As the end of the summer fast approaches, we are reminded that we are entering yet another transition. Summer is winding down, autumn is beginning, and with it arrives changes and adjustments that can cause stress or anxiety.
It's easy to get caught up in the back to school and back to work season. Some of us worry about sending kids off to college, and we forget about ourselves when focusing on the the needs of others. We face transitions at all different times in life. However, there are ways to prepare for the changes and adjust in a way that is healthy rather than stressful.
How can you negotiate change in a way that nourishes you, as well as those around you? Consider how you can embrace these last few days of summer, while at the same time honoring the changes occurring in the upcoming weeks. What are the best ways to care for yourself as you support those you love? Here are a few suggestions:
What transitions have you faced in your life? What changes will you be preparing for this fall? Feel free to share your stories and tips for adjusting in the comments section below.