Has your life been touched by a major event such as an illness, death, divorce or layoff at work? Are you having a hard time moving through and past the emotional turmoil? Do you feel completely stuck and needing guidance to get back on track?
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 throw us into a tailspin and leave us feeling stressed, confused and vulnerable. But with the right tools and mindset, you have the power to not only overcome adversity, but also transform into a more authentic and confident version of yourself.
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, our family and our communities.
Common Life Transitions
Some of the most common life transitions we help clients navigate are:
- Moving away to college
- Adjusting to university life or your first professional job
- Getting married
- Having a new baby
- Empty nesting syndrome
- Breakup, separation or divorce
- Infidelity recovery
- Job loss or major change in career
- Financial gain/loss
- Serious illness or disability
- Issues pertaining to aging
- Death of a loved one
- Questioning the meaning of life
- Questioning faith/spirituality
- Questioning sexual/gender identity
Is it Time to Speak to Someone?
Sometimes we can handle change and adversity by ourselves and sometimes we need a little help. We are here to lend that helping hand and offer a warm, encouraging environment where you can speak candidly and receive care, compassion and guidance.
If you or someone you love is struggling with a life transition and would like to explore treatment options, please reach out to the Mindful Counseling Center. You don’t need to struggle alone.