Managing Life Changes

Gracefully dealing with life change is no easy feat. When personal change is your goal, you might feel in control and motivated. But managing life changes means adjusting to new circumstances that you might not have opted for. Staying calm in a period of life transition can help you stay centered and make the best decisions for your future.
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9 Inspirational Graduation Quotes

Graduation speeches offer inspiration to everyone, even those who are not receiving a diploma. Whether or not you're a graduate, we hope these inspirational quotes from famous commencement speeches will bring you encouragement and motivation.

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No matter your age, resilience is a skill that can improve with practice, to the benefit of your emotional and physical health.

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They were parents of twin sons, but she and her ex-husband couldn't find common ground. How could she change her feelings?

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How to Cope in the Midst of Life Changes

Here's how to see your transitional period as an opportunity for positive change.

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