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Holidays Are Around The Corner

Natalie is sharing lines to “We Always Have Beauty” and “Inspirations”. She is sharing these now because it is a place to pause during your day and feel something besides the challenges that we all live. It is a new habit to make time for beauty, right out your window. Holidays are around the corner.
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Let’s Be Together Before the Holidays in November on Zoom.

This is a support group for you. Even good news needs support, don’t you think? So, share good news as well when we gather.  You can email me questions before Monday and I will talk about it anonymously on our Zoom. I want each of you to have this safe space for questions, conversations, and
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Holidays and Hurt

Holidays are around the corner. What communication with your family members are you wondering how to do better this season? Email me for a list of suggestions natalie@lifeintransition.org Depending on the relationship, all families are unique, maybe schedule a time on the phone with the person before the holidays. “Hey Sis, I keep spinning about
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Re-Inventing Yourself: I Did It.

You want to have a positive impact on others.  You do know you have gone as far as you can go in the career you have and you also hear loud and clear, “I don’t like my job.”  So now what? Your life in transition invites you to try an orchestra of ideas, not just
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What’s Your Wisdom?

Empty Nesters, grandparents, those on the edge of retiring, I notice you forget to acknowledge your wisdom. For that matter, all ages forget to say the good in them.  We are trained it seems to focus on solving problems.  I suggest you make time for the great about you.  How have you helped others?  Write
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Empty Nest

I am hoping my experience will help others during the major life transition of being an empty nester or becoming one. Aren’t you surprised you are here, an empty nester, verses starting the school year shopping with your kids for a fresh, new beginning outfit, backpack, parent meeting?  You are not alone.  Please email natalie@lifeintransition.org
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Empty Nesters Are Calling

“My house and life now feels so small. My kids are all in college or working.”  Yes, we wanted this for them. We are proud. What do we do with this empty feeling and the lack of giving to them?” It takes time to find your new rhythm. One day you think you have it
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Left My Job

Oh, the road to change with both intrigue and dark turns. Transitions.  As you have read in the news and maybe know for yourself, people are choosing different lifestyles because of what they lived during lockdown and loss. I changed my career over a decade ago and added to it. I have never looked back. 
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Empty Nest Expectations

Transitions keep happening from easy communication with your adult kids to challenging talks. Maybe you were with them for an on campus visit or they came home, and you thought it would be fun.  Well, I often get calls that yes moments were fun, but you wanted more time together and didn’t get it. It
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Navigating The Unknown with Omega Institute

Natalie is honored to be teaching with Omega Institute You are at a crossroad. Change is on the horizon, just within your reach. You aren’t where you used to be and not yet where you will be. Transitions are places of pausing and feeling, floating above your life for a new view. You need time to
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Life in Transition

A woman called softly saying, “Covid, is winning. I can’t, even though January, begin anything. Kids left, husband left, best friend left, work is unfulfilling.  I can’t.” She is not the only person calling with anxiety and grief.  When life doesn’t give you what you thought you would have by now, it hurts.  Really hurts. 
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Transitioning into Grandparent

Fortunately, I have a tribe of wise grandparents. From their stories and concerns, as well as mine, here are some suggestions: 1. If you are a worrier, you are a worrier. “Did they make it ok to their aunts house? Did her fever break? What works for me is to remind myself that if there
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Natalie Caine, M.A. natalie@lifeintransition.org