3 Routines to Transition into Fall

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tran·si·tion

noun

1. Uncomfortable ends met by new beginnings.

2. The way the Universe gives us the lessons we need to learn and keep us on the best path.

3. A positive process we can trust and an opportunity for rebirth.


 

While transition has the capability to be tumultuous and stressful, it’s important to remember in the moment that beautiful new beginnings come from times of transition. It truly is a positive process that you can trust to give you exactly what you need in that moment. Transition allows us to establish new routines, or sometimes to pick up old ones. It allows us time to reflect, reprogram and reorganize our life and habits in ways that better serve our needs.

The transition away from the freedom of summer into the routine of Fall can be challenging but if you’re coming at this transition mindfully and with excitement, it can create space for you to thrive. Take a moment and decide what is important and/or what makes you feel fulfilled. Create a habit out of making to-do lists to help you establish your new routine. Routines get set up by doing things and they get reinforced by doing them again and again.
Now that you’ve made your to-do lists, take some time to prioritize the things that really matter to you. Clarifying your needs and arranging them in the way that makes the most sense for you puts the power of change directly in your hands.
Need help getting started? Here are three routines that you can incorporate into your new Fall/Winter habits to help keep you centered and grounded throughout the season:
1.  Physical movement. Physical movement is and antidepressant, provides detoxification and time for reflection/decompression. It doesn’t have to be complicated, it could be as simple as a walk in the morning. All you need is 30 minutes 3 times a week.
2.  Sleep. The average minimum of sleep for an adult is 8 hours. The proper amount of sleep is linked to increase stress resistance, increased intelligence, increased physical ability, improved mood, and even weight loss. Taking the rest you need is more important than you might think!
3.  Valuing your direct experience.  Do things that wakes you up inside. Things you do for no other reason other that it makes you feel amazing. Setting time aside that’s just for you is imperative to your well-being and it looks different for different people. If you’re introverted, time to yourself might include journaling, reading, or a craft project. If you’re more of an extrovert, your recharge time may not be time to yourself, it may be found in social engagements or the company of a close friend.
What other routines make you feel recharged and ready to take on the world? Let us know in the comments!
Happy Fall! 🙂

2 Responses

  1. eileen
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    great blog

  2. eileen
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    i love this information thank you!

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