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Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes by William Bridges
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“In other words, change is situational. Transition, on the other hand, is psychological. It is not those events, but rather the inner reorientation and self-redefinition that you have to go through in order to incorporate any of those changes into your life. Without a transition, a change is just a rearrangement of the furniture. Unless transition happens, the change won’t work, because it doesn’t “take.”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
“transition always starts with an ending. To become something else, you have to stop being what you are now; to start doing things a new way, you have to end the way you are doing them now; and to develop a new attitude or outlook, you have to let go of the old”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
“You can’t follow the thread of your life very far before you find “the past” changing. Things that you haven’t remembered in years reappear, and things that you’ve always thought were so turn out to be not so at all. If the past isn’t the way you thought it was, then the present isn’t, either. Letting go of that present may make it easier to conceive of a new future.”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
“The real difficulties, in short, come from the transition process. It”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
“Not in his goals but in his transitions man is great. —RALPH WALDO EMERSON”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes
“The Gods have two ways of dealing harshly with us—the first is to deny us our dreams, and the second is to grant them.”
William Bridges, Transitions: Making Sense of Life's Changes