The author of this NY Times story crisscrossed the country asking people about the biggest transitions in their lives.  He learned that massive life disruptions — or “lifequakes,” as he calls them — strike people in the core of their being. They create meaning vacuums, in which we feel frightened, overwhelmed and stuck.

He explains- A transition is how we get unstuck. A lifequake may be voluntary (we leave a bad marriage, start a new enterprise) or involuntary (we get laid off, become ill), but the transition must be voluntary.

Learn the five tips that you can use whatever life transition (retirement?) you’re experiencing go more efficiently.

Read more…