Davina McKnight
3 min readDec 15, 2020

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I recently relocated back to the city I grew up in and honestly I struggled with the transition. I was 1000% sure I was exactly where I was supposed to be ( physically ) but it’s like I was struggling to figure out what it looked like to be a newer version of myself in an old place.. crazy ? Felt like it. The last 2 years have definitely been challenging but also years of extreme growth and bringing that growth into a space that may or may not fit it felt uncomfortable to say the least. Ever had something or someone familiar feel unfamiliar all of a sudden ? Separately, there is a feeling of gratitude for all the normal reasons that I cannot go without mentioning and I try to remember that daily. However, to process the other unsettled feelings I had to bring awareness to the discomfort in order to move pass it. Here’s what I did and continue to do:

1. Reflecting at the start of every day: I get up an hour before my 6 year old so I can reflect on my thoughts in order to get it out of my head and look for patterns.The thing to remember is we create our own reality- it’s about perspective.So, I like to consider- how I feel in that moment ( especially since I probably haven’t had an interaction with anyone yet ) What am I looking forward to that day? What is going RIGHT? And what story am I telling myself about what is going wrong.

2. Stay connected… I can go 4 days without leaving the house and talking to anyone- besides my daughter. Some of you might read that and say- yep, so? LOL. I understand your reasoning because sometimes being in relationships is work. But it really is isolation; depending on the…

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Davina McKnight

The Unstuck Coach sharing my story and partnering with folks to help them get unstuck and start to live a fulfilled live again🍃