How to Turn Unexpected Changes into New Beginnings
Life does a great job of tossing you around, flipping you upside down and throwing you for a loop—but these instant refreshers can help you bounce back from anything.
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"When you've been through an unexpected change, the old you dies and a new one is born. And therefore you must allow yourself to be a baby. Get emotional and moral support any way you can. Give yourself a limited time each day (at least an hour) to do nothing but focus on this adjustment. And don't make big decisions until you've got your legs under you. You don't even know who the new you will grow up to be, so postpone large commitments, giving yourself time and love. Everything else will take care of itself."