Making Sense of Life's Changes

Book - 1980
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Whether switching jobs or moving house, leaving school or retiring, change brings both opportunities and turmoil. Most of us struggle through such periods. This classic book shows how making a successful transition lets you recognize and seize new opportunities. Transitions has helped hundreds of thousands of readers to cope with changes by providing a road map of the transition process. With the understanding born of experience, William Bridges takes us step by step through the three stages of transition:Endings. Recognize endings as opportunities as well as losses, and even celebrate them with rituals designed to open new doors.The Neutral Zone. In this seemingly unproductive "time-out," we feel disconnected from the past and emotionally unconnected to the present. The most frightening stage of transition, the Neutral Zone is really an important time for reorientation.The New Beginning. A successful transition requires more than persevering: it means launching new priorities. Understand the external and internal signs that point the way to your future.
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1980
ISBN: 9780201000825
Characteristics: v, 170 p. ; 23 cm


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Mar 10, 2015

This is a book that every age group should read as it helps to understand and deal with life's changes and transitions as they come upon you. If you know what is coming and how to deal with it you will not be overwhelmed by it. Here is a map, use it, it will greatly reduce the stress in your life.

suvada Jan 17, 2012

Checked out on a whim and turned out to be a great book. Bill writes very clearly about how our lives go through progressions and how by looking at the forest from the trees we can help direct our lives and even enjoy what otherwise may be anxious times.


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