By: Seija Grant, MEd CP, RP (Qualifying)
Have you just moved to a new city or community? Have you just started working after having been in school for years? Are you expecting a new baby or getting married? Have you recently lost a beloved family member, friend, or pet?
There are many types of life transitions, and we all experience at least a few of these during our lifetime. I have realized that we often underestimate just how difficult it can be to cope with these changes in our lives, be it a major change or smaller adjustment. Some of these changes can be positive, but still come with many stresses that need to be overcome. While others are a challenge to cope with mentally, and make it difficult for us to find a silver lining.
If you have not yet experienced one of these transitions but are thinking that you will soon, here are some things to be expected:
Hopefully this article was helpful and worth the read. We wish you all the best in this chapter of your life, and through your life transitions.
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