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Keeping Your Balance in Times of Change

Balance Scales
Change is always around the corner. Whether looking forward to change or struggling with it, change has effects on the mind and body. In the midst of a new year, it’s important to recognize how to cope with change in order to effectively handle it, rather than letting it control the situation. Here are some techniques for how to positively deal with change:

  • Notice the change. This might seem like a no-brainer, but it takes some practice to become aware of change instead of subconsciously denying it. Students who have a journal can write about changes they notice.
  • Face the feelings. Acknowledge the fears and worries associated with the change ahead. This allows people to feel more in control.
  • See it as opportunity. If possible, welcome change as a new…more>>>

Be well. Do well.



Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

~ Confucius

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