Podcast Episode 55: Let It Go

    Mar 22, 2021

    Saying goodbye to what’s over is seldom fast or easy.

    It’s almost always a process rather than an event. And it happens in just about every area of life.

    Your kids leave home, and you find yourself sitting on an empty nest.

    Your kids come back, and you find yourself sitting on all kinds of stuff.

    You move to a different house.

    You move to a different city or state.

    You find yourself single.

    You find yourself married.

    You graduate.

    You become a parent.

    Your health gets weird, and part of you isn’t going to get back to “normal.”

    Your life gets weird, and you realize you never really were “normal.”

    You retire.

    You’re hired.

    You’re fired.

    And on and on. You can make your own list.

    So where’s the joy in all this time “between trapezes”–the space between letting go of what’s over and grabbing onto what’s next?

    It involves asking yourself one pivotal question. This episode will let you in on that one…

    NOTES:

    Cry Me A River

    Susan Boyle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAjMEmG3m7Y 

    Joe Cocker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH10FN2RETU

    Bridges, William and Susan. Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes. Boston: Da

            Capo Lifelong Books, Reprint Edition, 2019.

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