Has your life been touched by a major event such as a death, relationship breakup, or are you adjusting to a new role? Whether you are dealing with an unexpected or unwanted stressor, or you are excited about a new transition, you can benefit from support to help you to effectively navigate this time.
There’s no denying that life often presents us with our fair share of challenges, usually in the form of sudden change. These life transitions, even the positive ones, can cause us to feel stressed or unprepared. But with the right coping skills and support, you will more confident in your ability to effectively manage this adjustment and prepare for future changes that will come your way too.
Change Can be Beneficial
Change, even difficult change that is neither wanted or expected, can influence personal growth. Change gives us the opportunity to see what we’re made of; to become stronger, more confident, and better prepared for what life throws at us next. With each new challenge, we develop new personal skills and obtain a greater awareness of ourselves and our relationships.
Common Life Transitions or Changes
Some of the most common life transitions include:
- Moving away to college
- Adjusting to college or university life
- Adjusting to your first professional job
- Preparing for and getting ready for marriage
- Having a new baby
- Empty nest syndrome
- Breakup, separation or divorce
- Infidelity recovery
- Job loss or major change in career
- Financial gain or loss
- Serious illness or disability
- Issues pertaining to aging
- Death of a loved one
- Questioning the right next steps for you, personally or professionally
Is it Time to Speak to Someone?
Sometimes we can handle change by ourselves and sometimes we need or want professional support along the way. I’m here support you and offer a space where you can speak candidly and receive compassionate care.
If you or someone you love is managing a life transition and would like to explore support options, please be in touch to learn how I can help.