The fall season is one of my favorite times of year. I love watching the leaves gradually turn colors and delicately fall from the branches. The trees effortlessly release and surrender to a new season. It’s nature’s beautiful reminder of how to handle change and letting go.
Unfortunately, I don’t always let go or adapt to change as gracefully as nature does. I have a bittersweet relationship to change. I hate it. I crave it. And every time I think I can control or avoid it, I create all sorts of stress for myself.
I’ve recently moved across the country for the first time in my life. For the most part, I’ve loved this new season filled with exciting adventures. But as with any change or transitional season, I am trying to find the healthy balance of letting go and holding on.
And let me just say, its not always easy! (more…)