What are major life transitions?
A major life transition closes one chapter of our life and opens a new one. It’s often a very difficult adjustment as we endure intense feelings of fear and uncertainty. Transitions can be expected or unexpected, welcomed or unwelcomed, chosen or imposed, sudden or gradual.
How do you deal with transition and change?
Recognize that transitions hold a special place in your life memories. View stress not as a threat, but as a challenge. Appreciate the benefits of change. Remember the times you’ve successfully navigated a previous transition. Turn to your support network. Prepare, prepare, prepare.
How do you manage life transitions?
Dealing with the Stress of Life TransitionsEngage in multiple forms of self-care, such as getting enough rest, eating a healthy diet, and engaging in exercise and physical activity.Understand that a variety of confusing emotions may come up when dealing with life transitions that involve loss. Give yourself a break.
How do you manage transitions?
Here are six things you can do to lower the stress and maximize the positives of the transition:Acknowledge that something is ending. Honor the transition. Look for and give thanks for the lessons from the closing of the current chapter. Seek and give support in the change. Explore the new possibilities.