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Yearly Archives: 2014

/2014

Lost in the Midst of Holiday Cheer

"Just last year I felt on top of the world during the holidays. My job was going well and I was anticipating a promotion. Life was good, until I was laid off." " He didn't get diagnosed until after New Years. Suddenly we were plunged into uncertainty and fear. The promise of the New Year changed to dread. Now I'm a widow of 5 months." "Our Christmas gathering last year was filled with love, warmth and joy. It was so great being all together. We were the [...]

December 12th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

My Transition Story

Welcome to the new look of Women Reshaping Lives! If you have visited before, you can see that my website has been redesigned. It now offers more information in what I hope you will find is a clearer, more user friendly format. What a journey it has been! It is MY latest story of transition. I have learned so much more that I ever imagined. Now you may be shaking your head and thinking, "How much of a transition could changing a website be? It's [...]

November 16th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Transitions, Money and Emotions

If you are finding your way through the transitions of divorce, career change or retirement, money issues may be looming very large. "How will I pay the bills, meet the mortgage and support myself?" What will my quality of life be like now?" "I don't know how I am going to manage." Along with these real and practical concerns come an array of emotions that can overwhelm and cloud one's vision. Are you experiencing the anger, fear, anxiety and stress of not knowing how you will make [...]

November 6th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Practicing Self Care

It wasn't easy to get myself out the door and walking that morning. My excuses may sound familiar to you. "I just don't have time." "Others are counting on me for________(fill in the blank)." "I'm feeling too sad, stressed, anxious, worried and can't seem to get moving." Why has it always been so hard to take care of myself with the same attention, thought and compassion that I show to others? Maybe you are wondering about this too. The message I received growing up, was [...]

September 12th, 2014|Knowing Yourself|0 Comments

Transition Overwhelm

Sheila thought she had finally gotten through the worst of it. After losing her job, experiencing the anger, unfairness and fear of being laid off, she did find a new job. With a HUGE sigh of relief, she began her new position. Transition complete...or maybe NOT. Anna had ridden the highs of her daughter's high school graduation and the fun of preparing her for college. The summer had been a close time for mother and daughter, a prelude to LETTING GO. Anna thought she was doing well with preparing herself for the [...]

August 17th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Good Days and Bad

Even in the best of times, we all have good days and bad. One day you get up in the morning energized and ready to take on your world and the next day, you want to pull the covers over your head and be in full retreat mode! Weather, stress, overwhelm and anxiety can temper how we face each day. Add a difficult time of transition and what happens then? It may be that bad days become the norm and those good days become elusive and very [...]

July 13th, 2014|Knowing Yourself|0 Comments

Transition Time – Is It Too Slow, Too Fast, or Stalled?

When we're in the midst of transition, some life change that has turned our world as we know it upside down, the passage of time takes on new and deeper meanings. Time is... Too Slow for those who Wait Too Swift for those who Fear Too Long for those who Grieve Too Short for those who Rejoice But for those who love Time is eternity Henry Van Dyke Are you waiting to hear news about a new job? Maybe you are anxiously awaiting the results [...]

June 11th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Believe In Yourself and Own Your Story!

"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we will ever do." The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown In the ever evolving transitions of our lives, we are continuously challenged to own our story. That long list of life journeys may include marriage, divorce, parenthood, empty-nest, moving, retiring, recovery, and career change, to name just a few! You may now be feeling the urge to delete this newsletter in a fit of overwhelm...but first please take a deep breath and read on! [...]

May 10th, 2014|Self-Esteem + Identity Issues|0 Comments

A Breath of Fresh Air…Transition Into New Beginnings

Just the other day I noticed some crocuses blooming. Their purple and yellow color was so vibrant. They looked especially alive amidst the hard, bare earth. Here was just a little bit of spring trying to push its way through the winter cold. The sight made me think of our feelings during transition when we experience a faint glimmer of light trying to push through our stuckness and confusion into finding our beginning of healing and pursuing a new path. When I've been at that [...]

April 10th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Should I or Shouldn’t I? Trusting Your Decision Making

Decision making had been so much easier when Sally was married. Joe, her husband, was always there to listen and give her valued feedback. How she had come to depend on his steady presence. Marianne had long been accustomed to making executive decisions at work. She objectively researched, analyzed and weighed all options with good success. Joan had always been pretty confident and competent in making her own decisions. She made good choices. She saw her future clearly and positively...until Seth was born. Sally, Marianne [...]

March 12th, 2014|Knowing Yourself|0 Comments