The Top 10 Helpful Things to Tell Someone Who's in a Difficult Transition

Written by Susan Dunn

1. You're changing, and things around you are changing, butrepparttar Core You is still there.

2. Nothing lasts forever.

3. Think back on allrepparttar 123871 successful transitions you've had -- adolescence, first job, marriage, moving.

4. We don't fear change, we fearrepparttar 123872 unknown.

5. You don't have to make a decision right now.

6. Feel, felt, found. I know how you feel ... I felt that way ... here's what I found.

11 Smart Choices You Can Make

Written by Susan Dunn, M.A., Clinical Psychology

1. Choose positive and kind self-talk. Train yourself to be your biggest fan.

2. Surround yourself withrepparttar kind of people you want to be like, because that's what's going to happen.

3. Do something solid with your hands every day, preferably something involving soil.

It'll keep you sane and "grounded."

4. Improve your emotional intelligence (EQ) every day.

It's a success and happiness skill you can do something about, unlike your IQ!

5. Indulge yourself inrepparttar 123870 arts--several modalities.

It rounds off sharp edges, improves creativity and intuition, and givesrepparttar 123871 foundation for metaphor, a master coaching and life skill.

6. Get more theta waves in your life.

Theta waves, an uncommon state in alert adulthood, are where people underrepparttar 123872 age of 13 spend their time. It induces creativity, intuition, and feeling good. So play more!

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