(From a radio interview on Stilettos n Convo’s with Miss Lee)
My husband and I had such an awesome time interviewing on Stilettos n Convo’s with Miss Lee earlier this week that I thought I’d share a few continued points regarding transition.
Transition is one of those words that you either hate or embrace. It can mean there’s something awesome on the other side of this obstacle or it can mean the opposite. It’s all about perspective. There are three types of transitions that I want to highlight:
- Forced Transitions [as mentioned on the show] – This is when something drastic happens (unexpected job loss, pregnancy, spouse leaves you). Forced transitions put you in a place that pressures you to make quick decisions. This is probably the least comfortable transition, but it’s the most realistic and probable one. It forces us to think reactively instead of proactively. A way to deal with forced transition is to stop, breathe, and pray. Making important decisions in the chaotic and distressed states can and will do more harm than good. When you step away from it for a minute to center yourself, you have a clearer mind and can ensure that your response isn’t dictated by emotions. It also strengthens your need and trust of the Holy Spirit. Read more