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Life Transitions

Who am I now that my life has changed?

You’ve had a vision of your future, until now. You never expected your life to change the way it just has. Maybe you saw this life transition coming, but you didn’t expect to feel so scared and confused when it happened. It just doesn’t feel the way you imagined it would. Your identity and your community have been altered forever, and you are disoriented. You feel lost and uncertain of yourself, anxious and sad. How do you deal with this change?

Your doctor has given you drugs to help you get through this time, but they just add to the feeling of disconnection. Emotional pain is no good, but being numb to your feelings won’t help you move through the situation. Besides, how do you know you won’t be stuck on those drugs forever? At the same time, alcohol and other “recreational” drugs are tempting you for the first time in years. You want to escape the feelings you are having, but on some level you also know they are there for a reason. You just don’t know what to do with yourself.

Whether you are shifting into retirement or the “empty nest,” divorcing and starting a new life, coping with the loss of a loved one, changing careers, reconfiguring a family structure, or other challenges, life transitions are difficult. The healing professionals at Kwan-Yin Healing Arts Center believe these changes also come with windows of opportunity. Kwan-Yin’s practitioners are here to listen to your unique challenges one-on-one, and they are committed to helping get you back onto a path of fulfillment. Their mission is to support you in reconnecting with yourself, so that your future is once again something you can be excited about.