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Happiness Is Fleeting

  • Happiness is not something permanent or even graspable. It is a temporary, fleeting phenomenon, focused on the present.
  • Finding meaning is like stitching together the past, present and future and knitting a coherent narrative, a story that makes the journey of life a worthwhile endeavour.
  • The true meaning of life is when it gets uprooted in the pursuit of something sacred and transcendental or some higher calling.

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Gratitude And Rituals

  • A feeling of profound gratitude towards whatever good one’s life has to offer, however small, contributes towards people finding meaning in their transition.
  • Rituals provide the space and the ‘container’ by which a demarcation is created, and the outside world is not hindering, cre...

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“Perhaps the most important thing I learned in more than a thousand hours of interviews is that a life transition is a meaning-making exercise.”

BRUCE FEILER

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Sharing Our Story Is Healing

Sharing our transition, transformation and the obstacles we were able to overcome is a crucial step that heals.

A study in 1986 that persuaded people to write about their traumatic experiences revealed that many started crying during the writing process, but it worked like a catharsi...

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Lifequakes

Lifequakes

They are the transitions and moments of disruption that offer unique opportunities for insight and wisdom.

The constant handling of big and small obstacles and setbacks, ironically, is what provides meaning to our lives. It is almost as if a Gateway or threshold has to be...

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Autobiographical Occasions

Life transitions are the interesting chapters of our internal autobiographies, that provide us with the opportunity, tools and the reason to transform ourselves for the better.

We need to take small steps, or ‘microsteps’ to accept these transition moments, visualize and plan ou...

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