My toddler takes a small stuffed animal with her everywhere. Grubby and well-loved, Winky is the first one she turns to when things get stressful. By cuddling him my 2 ½ year-old centers herself. He truly is her touchstone.
Why am I telling you this?
Because cherished objects can be life savers in times of transition.
People contemplating deliberate, on-purpose change in their lives face an exciting and scary journey. In my one-on-one work with clients, we identify what a person most wants from their life and then how to make this vision their reality. The experience is both exhilarating and challenging, as transformative change implies altering deeply-engrained patterns of thinking and behavior.
To help feel centered when things seem daunting…