Transitioning through Life. Life Trans 20. Review. So far we have discussed: 6 step decision making model Milestones and ups/downs of life (and emotions related to them) 6 strategies to transition successfully How are these concepts connected?.
Life Trans 20
1- Transitions are hard because they shake your sense of identity (remember: that’s ok)
2- Transitions allow for growth
3- Remind yourself that the change may be a CHOICE (for example, to meet a goal)
4- focus on other times you transitioned successfully (you can do it again!)
5- remember that while in transition, you can become overly focused on yourself. Reach out to others.
6- Get a support system
From Dr. Shannon Kolakowski, “How to Make the Most of your Life’s Transitions,” Huffington Post
1- Record which of the 6 strategies it addresses.
2- do you agree with it? Why or why not?
3- what are some common themes addressed?
“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” ― Molière
“It was so risky and so scary, and yet at the same time, so beautiful. Maybe the truth was, it shouldn\'t be easy to be amazing.”
“Don’t run from your weakness, you will only give it strength.” ― Stephen Richards
“Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!” ― Jo Franz
“Without difficulties, life would be like a stream without rocks and curves – about as interesting as concrete. Without problems, there can be no personal growth, no group achievement, no progress of humanity. But what mattes about problems is what one does with them.” ― Benjamin Hoff, The Te Of Piglet
“If you expect life to be easy, challenges will seem difficult. If you accept that challenges may occur, life will be easier.” ― Rob Liano
“Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.” ― Booker T. Washington
“The next time that something seemingly bad happens to you, look for the divine in it. Look for the soul in the mundane, every day occurrences of your life. Look for the spark, look for the light.” ― Leigh Hershkovich
“Pain is your friend; it is your alie. Pain reminds you to finish the job and get the hell home. Pain tells you when you have been seriously wounded. And you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you’re not dead yet!” – G.I Jane
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. –Seneca
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me. – Dr. Seuss
Discuss common themes presented (how to overcome obstacles)