I’m looking out the window at giant snowflakes on the last day of March, the front edge of up to 12″ of snow. Yesterday I skied in New Hampshire, where the trails are wonderfully white despite the sun riding high in the sky. It hasn’t been a notably wintery winter, but it has been notable! January and February were ridiculously warm. March has been ridiculously cold. Anyone looking for soft spring skiing in New England is still waiting.

The weather isn’t the only aspect of our lives that has gotten more unpredictable! And this new level of flux is not likely to stop anytime soon.

How to cope?

Breathe deeply. Smile. Clarify your priorities. And then identify a few concrete steps that will get you closer to your goals. All any of us can do is to make the best of each and every day. There is no point in whining. No advantage to beating yourself up. No benefit to blaming anyone else. Just keep walking forward and enjoy all the good things that surround you.

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