Extra change

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I live in the southern U.S., where spring begins in February, and by now it’s already summer. Last week, I traveled to the northern part of the country, and was reminded that the transition happens at different times in different places. No matter the timing, some years it’s a gradual process, full of backslides into full-blown winter followed by surges forward into summer heat, only to drift back into chilly rain, crushing souls along the way. Other years, change happens more quickly and confidently, each step taking us closer to summer without doubt or hesitation.

You never know how change is going to work. Sometimes you just have to let it unfold. Read More


All’s well

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Last week, we talked about being (or not being) a “short-timer,” and checking out of a situation before it’s actually ended just because you know the end is near. The time does eventually come, though, for things to wrap up. If you’ve been mindfully patient and checked-in during your final few weeks in a job, an internship, an academic program, or anything for that matter, it can be tough to hang on to that mindset so that you can end well. But, how you manage the finish line itself is as important as how you manage the home stretch that got you there.  Read More