William Bridges wrote the first edition in 1971 and is an ex-literature teacher.
The difference between change and Transition
- change is situational (new job, move, birth, death); transition is psychological
- first are events, but latter has inner reorientation and self-redefinition
- modern society focuses on change, but if the change doesn’t “take” it won’t work
Other societies had rituals (“rites of passage”) to help individuals manage transitions at specific times.Continue reading