45: Why is this work so difficult?

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
Just in case you were wondering, I revert to autopilot some days. Gasp! Yes, it is true. I appreciate it when I notice these days and can move forward quickly. I love the work, and I believe in it one hundred percent, but I believe I must provide you with proper warnings on what you may expect when you do this work.

This work will always be in our lives, and in this episode, I talk a bit about why it isn’t easy.
 
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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • Why this work isn’t always easy
    • Tips on how to proceed when you notice thought deliveries that you aren’t able to stop
    • Remember to be thankful when you level up

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  1. Have you experienced the push-back?
  2. How have you been handling the push-back and leveling up?

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

44: Make friends with Now- What I Learned from Eckhart Tolle

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
I did some leveling-up, recently. I share my experience and thoughts with you in this episode. Please enjoy.
 
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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • To consider, “Making Friends with Now.” 
    • An analogy for life on Making Friends vs Not Making Friends with Now
    • By combining Making Friends with Now with the Simmer life you open yourself up to a new level of peace in your life

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Are you already familiar with Eckhart Tolle?
  2. Does “make friends with now,” resonate with you? 

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

43: Are you living your life as a victim?

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
Warning: I have some tough love in this episode, today.
 
I shared in my Green Popsicle Sticks Facebook group that I almost changed today’s topic because I thought it could be a bit be too much tough love. But then I changed my thought to, “Someone needs to hear this right now – from me!” 
 
May you be ready to listen to this one. I share it with you with BIG virtual hugs.
 
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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • Who treats you like a victim
    • What you can do about it

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Do you play the victim role in the story of your life? 
  2. Are you on autopilot with your thought deliveries? 

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

Quick Tips: The FAFSA, Texting Your Child & You are Amazing

This episode is a fun test of an idea I have for 2020 where I share quick tips from some of my favorite guests.
 
Let me know what you think!
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You are preparing for the empty nest ahead as your child(ren) prepares, heads off to, and experiences college.

42: My first retreat: An Audio Experience

Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend!
 
I not only survived my very first retreat, but I had an amazing time, too! It exceeded my expectations, and I can’t wait to do it again. What crazy idea do you have that you should try? This one was mine, and I’m so thankful I stepped out of my comfort zone and did it.
 
In honor of my crazy idea, this episode is also an experiment for me, so if this is your first time listening, know that this is not my usual format. It is more of a narrative and an audio journey. Whether you are a first-time listener or not, thanks for giving this episode a try. I open with the sounds of nature that I heard as I laid in my tent during my very first GPS Reset Weekend Retreat.
 
I’m thankful to my first retreat attendee, who took a chance on my idea, signed up, and uncovered how brave she is.
 
Join me on my very first retreat, by listening to this episode – or watching it – yes, I have an accompanying video!
 
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What You Will Learn in this Episode: 

    • The details of my first retreat
    • What I bought myself on the retreat
    • What to expect on a GPS Reset Weekend

Episode Questions for You To Consider

  1. Have you ever done anything like this? 
  2. Would you ever do anything like this? 

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