Life is one long series of never ending transitions. Moving from one job to another, from one boss to another, from one love to another, from one sport to another, from one age to another. Transitions are life.
Nature, and therefore you, never move in straight lines. You must already know this about life. Your month is never a smooth end to end experience. There are waves of happiness, sadness, ups and downs, ins and outs, confidence and insecurity, peace and disruption. You know this. But how well do you manage those transitions and fluctuations?
Arguments, depressions, confusions, uncertainties, reveal a poorly managed transition, nothing more. Most, if not all of your problems would go away if you did nothing.
Poor health is also a sign of badly managed transitions. So, it would be appropriate for you, your children and your sports club to engage in education around the topic of transition, and become good at it. Certainly it would save you a massive amount of time and energy.
I coach people through transition. It is my life work. I believe that at an executive level of leadership, transitions are a tsunami, a literal minute by minute consequence of responsibility. Hence, the better you are at transition, the more of them you’ll have, and the better you are at them, the more of them you’ll have. Getting help, support and being coached through continual transition is certainly no shame. In fact, anyone who has achieved any level of performance in their job, work, family