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Empty nests, broken hearts

Natalie was interviewed for the UC Observer article “Empty nests, broken hearts” – How today’s ultra-engaged parents suffer when their children take flight by Anne Bokma. Here’s an excerpt: “It can crash a lot of people. I see symptoms in parents like deep depression, immobilization and not eating,” says Natalie Caine, a Los Angeles life coach
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Interview From The Golden Door Resort and Spa

I had the joy of returning to THE GOLDEN DOOR RESORT and SPA to present “Navigating the Unknown, Life in Transition,” for a week.  I know some of you were sitting at dinner during this interview and others couldn’t attend. I was interviewed by Kathy Van Ness, COO/General Manager of the Golden Door as part of their
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What Is Possible

1.  To help those I love be a fuller range of themselves by my being a solid listener and cheerleader. 2.  To fully enjoy an ordinary day and appreciate ordinariness. 3.  To ask, what can I do for you? 4.  To remind myself that I am more than what I feel and know about myself.
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How to Deal with Empty Nest Loneliness

Natalie was recently interviewed for an article on Next Avenue. You can read the entire article here. Below is an excerpt: But Natalie Caine, an expert in empty nesting and other life transitions, tells me this phase is more complex than simply missing the family dynamic. Like the children who have just exited, we adults
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How to Recognize and Deal with Empty Nest Syndrome

Natalie was interviewed for an article at the MetLife blog. You can read it in its entirety at blog.metlife.com. Below is an excerpt: “I didn’t think I would have my phone velcroed to me in hopes of hearing from her even though I love my career and have friends, family and a marriage. I found
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Tips for couples becoming empty nesters

Natalie was recently interviewed for an article at the Chicago Tribune. You can read the article in its entirety at ChicagoTribune.com. Below is an excerpt: “One of the biggest challenges is unrealistic expectations,” said Natalie Caine, who offers empty nest counseling in Los Angeles. She remembers taking her only daughter to college in New York,
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Ten Things I Want To Change

  I EXPLORED THAT QUESTION DURING A FUN GATHERING AT SOMEONE’S HOME WHERE A GROUP OF FRIENDS ASKED ME TO JOIN THEM TO FACILITATE AND TEACH. HERE ARE THEIR SHARES OF WHAT THEY DISCOVERED WOULD MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE FOR THEM:   1.     I changed how I started my day.  First, I looked out the
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I Am Frustrated

Oh the joy of feeling invigorated with hope and the challenge of not getting what you wanted: Relationships seducing you, and then not being what you thought they were, work not bringing out the best in you, body doing its dance when you would rather it just sing, meditation restlessness, children texting not calling.  I imagine
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So Excited

Spring Begins.  I hope you are moving forward in directions that matter to you and making time to be.  I am writing today to share a new offering that I am so excited to experience with you: Stay vacation or get away weekends for replenishing, fun and meaningful times with your friends. Yes, I am
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SHARING

You know those weeks where you are singularly focused and then you are at a Saturday lunch with a friend?  You notice your shoulders are dropped, bellies out, and you effortlessly are listening, and engaging. You feel birthed anew. During lunch, I told my friend how vulnerable I felt crying in front of a new
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Navigating The Unknown

  NATALIE CAINE, M.A. is returning to THE GOLDEN DOOR RESORT and SPA, near San Diego, April 10-16, 2016 to present and explore with you, “Life in Transition, Now What?”     You are at a crossroad. You aren’t who you use to be and not yet who you will be. Time to take a
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Someone Believes in You

Graduation, wedding, new job, parenting, grand-parenting, re-locating, new day, all happy changes. Behind your smiles and raised glasses are people standing for you. They believe in you. They give to you because they want you to feel that you matter.  They want you to have bricks under your feet. They want you to feel hugged.
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