Have you ever found that sometimes the best news comes right after you have suffered through some degree of “bummer”?
It’s like you have to get REEEEAL low just before a high so you can experience it in its FULL FORCE.
There is something poetic about the dichotomy of feelings, particularly when we are in transition. So much is unsure, there’s a whole new world ready for you to explore it, and behind you is what was once comfortable and easy, only now it feels stifling.
In my own recent transition, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on how grateful I am to have the opportunity to move forward in my career with two AMAZING new supervisors and practices. The challenging counterpart of which is the constant reminder that I am rebuilding a caseload. Up until the end of July, I had been working in Monroe at a group counseling practice for about 2 years. When the time came for a change, I wanted to brace to dig in, it’s scary out there! Change only asks nicely to be acknowledged so many times before it starts outright DEMANDING that you notice it. I had ignored Change and all of its polite attempts to catch my attention, leaving only the option to start demanding. My time at the practice in Monroe was over. That meant leaving behind all I had known so far, and many clients I had grown so attached to.Read More