56: Why Resolutions Don’t Work

56: Why Resolutions Don’t Work

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
Yes, it is that time of year when we are all busy making resolutions for the year ahead. If you’ve made the same resolution year after year after year and you are ready to make it a reality, finally, have a listen. 
 
I’d like to see you reach your goals and be crazy proud of yourself. You can do it. I believe in you. 
 

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • Imagery for resolutions that are based on will power only
    • The power of cleaning up your thoughts for any goal
    • An introduction to Quick Tips episodes in 2020

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Are you working on a resolution that you started for the new year? 
  2. What are you most looking forward to in 2020? 

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55: Fan Favorite: Leveling Up in Life – Donkey Kong Your Life

55: Fan Favorite. Leveling Up in Life – Donkey Kong Your Life

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
This episode is the final of four recap episodes for this calendar year.

I’m sharing episodes that have resonated with you (my amazing listener) along with listener responses. This recap is of episode #35 where I introduce the concept of leveling up while you are in the simmer. 

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • How “leveling up” has resonated with one listener
    • The power in leveling up
    • To remove the drama as you simmer in the game of life
    • To notice how you show up when you are sent back to the beginning of a level in your life – it is everything

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. How has 2019 been for you? 
  2. What are you most looking forward to in 2020?

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54: Fan Favorite: Beef Stew: Enjoying the Simmer

54: Fan Favorite. Beef Stew: Enjoying the Simmer

(Christine, What Should I do With My Time? )

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
This episode is the third of four recap episodes for this calendar year.

I’m sharing episodes that have resonated with you (my amazing listener) along with listener responses. This recap is of episode #29 where I answered the question, “Christine, what should I do with my time?” It is also the episode where the concept of simmering first appeared: so much fun! 

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • How the “simmering” has resonated with my listeners
    • The advantage of a good “simmer” in life
    • Why forcing things to fill your time isn’t always the best answer

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Have you been using the simmering analogy in your life? 
  2. What are you simmering about? 

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53: Fan Favorite: Green Popsicle Sticks (GPS)

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
This episode is the second of four recap episodes for this calendar year.

I’m sharing episodes that have resonated with you (my amazing listener) along with listener responses. This recap is about the fable I created titled Green Popsicle Stick. 

Listen to learn how Seth Godin inspired this Green Popsicle Stick fable, and my thoughts about it now that time has passed.

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • How Seth Godin inspired this fable
    • Some listener thoughts on the GPS fable
    • The GPS fable with a quick recap

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. What structures are you supporting?
  2. Where are you in your green popsicle stick journey? Do you have your GPS?

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You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.

52: Fan Favorite: Thought Deliveries

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!

This episode is the first of four recap episodes for this calendar year. I’m sharing episodes that have resonated with you (my amazing listener) in 2019. I share my thoughts about the episodes now that time has passed, and I also share listener comments about the episode. My first recap is on episode #3, and it is where my voice began to emerge.

The bones of my teachings entered into my life and possibly yours in this episode: the bones that are now the backbone of everything I teach. I now discuss the impact of your thoughts and reference thought deliveries we allow in our lives, in almost every episode. I love these deliveries – especially once we notice them, sort them and make them work for us.

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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • How important the thought box deliveries are in my teachings
    • They are the building block for other analogies I create
    • Comments that my listeners have shared with me about the thought box deliveries.

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Do the thought box deliveries resonate with you? 
  2. How are you liking the deliveries you are allowing in your life? 

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Become a GPS Exec, today!

You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.