Your Empty Nest Coach Podcast

Your Empty Nest Coach Podcast

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Together we’ll channel your freaking out energy into freaking awesome energy!


106: Whether Your Child is Going Back to Campus or Not Feel those Feelings 💚
Aug 7 • 5 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, This is your reminder to feel those feelings. 🗨 “…whether your child (or children) are heading back to campus or staying home - for whatever reason, I encourage you to feel those emotions. Trust that…
105: Aaaand My Child’s School Went Online Again 😮
Jul 31 • 16 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, I had another topic scheduled for today, but with my clients, friends, and colleagues struggling with figuring out their fall season this year due to school changes, I sat down in front of the mic to share some…
104: Campfire Lessons: Did you Fail, or Did You Stop Trying?
Jul 24 • 15 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, A few weeks ago, I booked a local campsite for 24 hours to reset myself. Wow, I needed that! In this episode, I share my campfire thoughts with you. 🗨 “Giving up at any one step doesn’t mean you are a…
103: How to Help Your College Student Prepare for A Different Campus Part 2 of 2 featuring Dr. Jill Grimes MD
Jul 17 • 36 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, If your child is scheduled to head back to campus in four to six weeks, you may have questions about how to best prepare for campus during COVID. In this episode, I have great fun chatting with Dr. Jill about…
102: How to Help Your College Student Prepare for A Different Campus Part 1 of 2
Jul 10 • 16 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Fall 2020: some of our children’s schools have plans for an on-campus return, and the campus won’t be the campus our child(ren) left or visited. Life is different, and campus life will be no exception. While our…
101: Free Empty Nest Success Training Why You Don’t Know What Is Next For Your Life
Jul 3 • 14 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, In this episode, I share the first portion of my free training: Why You Don’t Know What is Next For Your Life, Psst… it isn’t your fault. you will learn a bit more about me, and I ask you to…
100: Lessons Learned in Podcasting, Creating a Business, and Life
Jun 26 • 18 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Wow - episode 100! I decided to celebrate this milestone by sharing lessons learned from podcasting, creating a business, and life. Enjoy! 🗨 “Be In it For The Long Haul. Take the amount of time you…
99: Anxiety Around My Child Going Back To School
Jun 19 • 15 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, I know it is June, but with colleges beginning to announce their 2020 fall plans, I’ve heard parent concerns in all areas: I hope they aren’t online only! I’m worried about them going back! I’m concerned about…
98: How to Deal With Difficult People
Jun 12 • 23 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, I recorded this episode a few weeks ago. Created for the moments in your life where other humans rub you the wrong way: when you know you have to work around them (or with them), and something about them pushes…
97: Eight Minutes and 46 Seconds Why Black Lives Matter
Jun 5 • 20 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, When you do the work on yourself, when you train your protector well, it becomes apparent what you need to do and when you need to do it - and that includes speaking up for others. In this episode, I share my…
96: The CEO Toolbox Part 6 Your Foundational Tools
May 29 • 10 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Wrapping up the series of your CEO (Conscious Effective Olympian) life toolbox, in this episode, I share about the importance of a well-curated toolbox. For best results, your CEO toolbox must contain resources…
95: Quick Tips Team - More Than Three Minutes of Planning, Shoes, Whales and Shampooing Through Lockdown Loneliness
May 26 • 19 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! We are back with another Quick Tips episode with some 2020 Your Empty Nest Coach Quick Tips Team members and a special guest. Enjoy! This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t…
94: The CEO Toolbox Part 5 Find Your Flock
May 22 • 9 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Continuing in the series of your CEO (Conscious Effective Olympian) life toolbox, in this episode, I encourage you to find your flock - and to evaluate the flock(s) already in your life. A well-placed, positive…
93: The CEO Toolbox Part 4B: When Your Life Stops Moving Forward - Analysis Tool Walkthrough
May 15 • 23 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Continuing in the series of your life’s toolbox, I walk you through the CEO (Conscious Effective Olympian) Analysis Tool. We set up the tool in the last episode, and now it is time to dive in. If it resonates…
Bonus Mother’s Day Message
May 10 • 1 min
Happy Mother’s Day!💚 2020 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946). This Episode is Brought to You By
92: The CEO Toolbox Part 4A When Your Life Stops Moving Forward
May 8 • 13 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Continuing in the series of your life’s toolbox, I share with you the introduction of the CEO (Conscious Effective Olympian) Analysis Tool. This is the first of two episodes to cover this tool, and if it…
91: Quick Tips Team College Focused Episode With Information On Waitlists Rejections Scholarships and More Featuring Monica Matthews Anne Vaccaro Brady Carolyn Allison Caplan and Katy Oliveira
May 5 • 18 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! We are back with another Quick Tips episode! We are talking all things college in today’s episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe,…
90: The CEO Toolbox Part 3 Presence
May 1 • 10 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Continuing in the series of your life’s toolbox, I share with you my most favorite foundational level item: presence, and ask you to consider placing it in your toolbox. 🗨 “Presence: it is incredibly…
89: The CEO Toolbox Part 2 Taking Inventory
Apr 24 • 13 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, In my last episode, I introduced the idea of a toolbox for your life. Guess what? Yes, we are starting another series of episodes to assist you in leveling-up your life. I have an activity for you today, where I…
88: The Conscious Effective Olympian Toolbox
Apr 17 • 16 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, Imagine that you ask someone to work on a broken item in your home. They walk up to your home – no vehicle of any sort – and have only the clothes on their body with them. You assume that they’ll come back…
87: Empty Nest Success Happens When You are the CEO of Your Life
Apr 10 • 13 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend, I have an activity for you in today’s episode! Grab a piece of paper (you’ll need both sides) and a writing utensil, then press play. 💚 🗨 “After all, empty nest success happens…
86: The CEO of Your Life When Others Toss Things Over Your Fence
Apr 3 • 9 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! I’m so curious what you think of this episode - do you notice anything different? 😀 🗨” Where you have the chance to level up is by making your protector aware of the herd of humans that…
85: Wrapping up the Not So Empty Nest Series Number 12
Apr 2 • 8 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In this, the final episode in the Not So Empty Nest series, I share some updates with you and my thoughts on the empty nest and the not so empty nest. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine…
84:Katherine the 5 Kilo Traveller in the Not So Empty Nest Number 11 New Zealand
Apr 2 • 24 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Katherine the 5 Kilo Traveller, my light travelling friend from New Zealand. We chat about the restrictions in New Zealand, attempting to book a flight when the…
83: Carolyn Cohen Wellness While Walking in the Not So Empty Nest Number 10
Mar 31 • 16 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Carolyn Cohen, AKA Coach Carolyn, host of the Wellness While Walking podcast. She’s a delight to chat with even under our current circumstances. Enjoy meeting…
82: Three Podcasters Share Experiences in the Not So Empty Nest Series Number 9 Carolyn Kiel and Elaine Best
Mar 30 • 28 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In today’s episode in our Not So Empty Nest series, I share a conversation I had with two of my closest podcasting friends, Elaine Best of Angus Eye Tea and Carolyn Kiel of Beyond 6 Seconds. This episode is…
81: What to do When Your Child is Struggling
Mar 27 • 9 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Though I recorded this well over a month ago, the topic may be needed today - or any day. 🗨”What does your child need? They need to know that you love them and are there for them….
80: Deirdre Dolan Nesline Decluttering in the Not So Empty Nest Number 8
Mar 26 • 26 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, Deirdre Dolan Nesline of DeClutter by Deirdre shares some things that you can do for future you when you have extra time at home. I hope your family is safe and…
79: Thoughts From Christine in the Not So Empty Nest Number 7
Mar 25 • 10 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I share some reminders with you, updates on our family, and more. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN…
78: Caren Cooper in the Not So Empty Nest Number 6
Mar 24 • 18 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with Caren Cooper, another magnificent human who I have connected with through Linkedin. Caren has a daughter who is a freshman in college and a son in eighth…
77: Tammy Collins in the Not So Empty Nest Number 5
Mar 23 • 20 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today, I chat with energetic and passionate Tammy Collins, who I have connected with through Linkedin. Tammy has a son who is a senior in college and an athlete who is pursuing a…
76: What is Beauty
Mar 20 • 8 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! I thought it would be good to keep this pre-recorded episode in the queue to keep some normalcy here in my feed. Also, you may be home juggling a lot of people, personalities and emotions - dressing…
75: Katy Oliveira in the Not So Empty Nest Number 4 College at Home
Mar 19 • 31 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today I chat with College Success Strategist Katy Oliveira. If your child doesn’t already know about Katy, it might be time to introduce them to her. She has a podcast that helps…
74: The Not So Empty Nest Number 3
Mar 18 • 7 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Today’s episode in our Not-So-Empty-Nest series, due to COVID-19 and social distancing is me sharing our experience so far. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
73: Kellie Randle in the Not So Empty Nest Number 2
Mar 17 • 18 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In our Not So Empty Nest series, today I chat with Kellie Randle who shares her experience in the unexpected not so empty nest. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
72: The Not So Empty Nest Number 1
Mar 16 • 3 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! This is the first daily episode in our Not-So-Empty-Nest series, due to COVID-19 and social distancing. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
71: The Past and The Future Are Outside of Your Fence
Mar 13 • 12 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In this episode I share where your past and future reside within the Conscious Effective Olympian (CEO) of Your Life analogy. “Our minds are powerful - use yours for good.” This episode’s…
70: Becoming the CEO of Your Life Part 5 of 5: Putting it all Together
Mar 6 • 9 min
Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now via or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946). Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In this episode, we wrap up the series on becoming the CEO of Your Life, and you’ll discover why I…
69: Getting Help with Beauty & Less Guilt with College Majors and School Breaks Featuring 5 Kilo Traveller, Deirdre Dolan Nesline, Jo Davies, Rachel Lankester & Katy Oliveira
Mar 3 • 13 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Enjoy this Quick Tips team episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this podcast! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine…
68: Becoming the CEO of Your Life Part 4 of 5: Where is your GPS
Feb 28 • 12 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! We are continuing to work through the series on becoming the CEO of Your Life. In this episode, we discover why our internal GPS is elusive to many of us. I invite you to: Listen Re-listen where needed…
67: Becoming the CEO of Your Life Part 3 of 5: Your Protector’s Modes
Feb 21 • 10 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! We are continuing to work through the series on becoming the CEO of Your Life. In this episode, we are considering the modes of our protector. I invite you to: Listen Re-listen where needed Ask…
66: Quick Tips, Your Empty Nest Coach College Scholarships and Visit Planning with Discomfort and Some Intimacy featuring Gretchen Hoffmann, Carolyn Caplan, 5 Kilo Traveller, Monica Matthews & Leah Carey
Feb 18 • 16 min
Enjoy this Quick Tips team episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this podcast! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
65: Becoming the CEO of Your Life Part 2 of 5: Your Protector’s Job
Feb 14 • 9 min
We are continuing to work through the series on becoming the CEO of Your Life. In this episode, we are considering the role of our protector. I invite you to: Listen Re-listen where needed Ask Questions Thank you for joining me on this…
64: Becoming the CEO of Your Life Part 1 of 5 Meet Your Protector
Feb 7 • 10 min
I am thrilled to share this series with you! This CEO of Your Life topic has been over a year and a half in the making for me. I had it before I found my empty nest niche but it took me stepping out to create this podcast and my work with clients to…
63 Quick Tips: It Isn’t Too Late to Learn The Stance by Doing Personal Paperwork with a Trash Bag Featuring Deirdre Dolan Nesline, Rachel Lankester, Jenn Musselman, Jo Davies & Katy Oliveira
Feb 4 • 11 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Enjoy this Quick Tips team episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this podcast! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach…
62: Using Gratitude as a Net
Jan 31 • 6 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! This episode is an example of what happens when I don’t have a script - curious? Grab a hot beverage and take a listen. 🗨️ When you become present and are able to see the…
61: Be the Amazing Boss of Your Thoughts
Jan 24 • 14 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Are you the amazing boss of your thoughts? 🗨️ When you have the vision, and your thoughts trust you enough to jump on board, your mind will take you to places you never thought possible -…
60: Quick Tips: Holiday Decluttering with Style and Patience and Your Reflection as You Consider Scholarships Featuring the Deirdre Dolan Nesline, Jenn Musselman, Jo Davies, Monica Matthews and Susan Stevens
Jan 21 • 14 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Enjoy this Quick Tips team episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this podcast! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach…
59: Why I Don’t Have a Side Hustle
Jan 17 • 8 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Words matter. The words you chose to use in your life will impact you, and the words that work for you may not work for someone else. “Enhance your life by becoming a skillful…
58: Fish Tank Empowerment
Jan 10 • 13 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In this episode, I introduce you to a concept/analogy that came to me as I drove home from — conceived in my effort to keep the momentum from the conference going for days, weeks, and months…
57: Quick Tips: College Student Mistakes and Conversations while Travelling Light with Patterns and Stripes Featuring the 5Kilo Traveller, Anne Vaccaro Brady, Katy Oliveira and Jenn Musselman
Jan 7 • 9 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! Super excited to share with you our very first Quick Tips team episode. This episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this podcast! …
56: Why Resolutions Don’t Work
Jan 3 • 14 min
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…
55: Fan Favorite of 2019: Leveling Up in Life - Donkey Kong Your Life
Dec 27, 2019 • 12 min
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…
54: A Fan Favorite of 2019: Beef Stew: Enjoying the Simmer
Dec 20, 2019 • 12 min
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…
53: Fan Favorite of 2019: GPS (Green Popsicle Sticks)
Dec 13, 2019 • 17 min
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…
52: Fan Favorite: Thought Deliveries
Dec 6, 2019 • 9 min
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…
51: A Podcaster I am Thankful For: Carolyn Kiel (an episode of Beyond6Seconds podcast)
Nov 29, 2019 • 32 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! As it is Thanksgiving week here in the United States, and since this is a podcast episode, I thought it would be appropriate to share a podcaster I am thankful for. Please note that, of course, I am…
50: Celebrate You!
Nov 22, 2019 • 6 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! As we gear up for the holiday season, is there something you are ready to celebrate? Are you waiting for others to note your accomplishment(s)? This episode challenges you to take charge of your…
49: The Power of Laughter
Nov 15, 2019 • 5 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! In this episode, I invite you to find the funny in your life, and give it a chance to reset you. The full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate,and review this…
48: Putting on a Show While Simmering
Nov 8, 2019 • 9 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! When entering the empty nest, some of us launch back into the workforce, others never have the luxury to consider staying home full-time, and yet others keep careers going part-time while raising our…
47: Is this all just positive thinking?
Nov 1, 2019 • 7 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! I can see how others might think that I’m all about positive thinking. Sure, the story you tell yourself has a lot to do with it, but it doesn’t matter what you tell yourself if you don’t believe it —…
46: How do I know when it is time to stop simmering?
Oct 25, 2019 • 8 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! A question I have been asked lately by listeners and clients is, “Christine, how will I know when it is time to stop simmering?” This episode is my response. The full transcript is available…
She Podcasts Live 2019: Empowering Women Episode
Oct 22, 2019 • 11 min
Hello, my ah-mazing empty nest friend! This bonus episode is a small glimpse inside of my experience at She Podcasts Live 2019 - so much fun! I took the opportunity to gather some mid-life (or relevant) podcasters for the opportunity for…
45: Why is this work so difficult?
Oct 18, 2019 • 11 min
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…
44: Make friends with Now- What I Learned from Eckhart Tolle
Oct 11, 2019 • 12 min
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. Full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review…
43: Are you living your life as a victim?
Oct 4, 2019 • 10 min
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…
Quick Tips: The FAFSA, Texting Your Child & You are Amazing
Oct 1, 2019 • 3 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode is a fun test of an idea I have for 2020 where I share quick tips from some of my favorite guests. Today’s Quick Tips: The is now available for filing! Texting Your Child: See You are…
42: My First Retreat: An Audio Experience
Sep 27, 2019 • 15 min
Hello, my 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…
41: How early is too early to plan for the empty nest?
Sep 20, 2019 • 6 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! A Green Popsicle Stick Facebook group member asked me, “How early is too early to prepare for the empty nest.” I share my answer in this episode. Full transcript is available on my website….
40: The Problem with Huge Goals
Sep 13, 2019 • 10 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! Do you have huge goals in your life but don’t know where to start? The huge goals are just the beginning. Today, I talk about how to view your big goals in a way that will allow you to take action in your life. I…
39: Courage Addiction
Sep 6, 2019 • 5 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! I have a quick message for you today about being courageous. Enjoy! Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine…
38: Loving Through the Empty Nest Transition with Michele
Aug 30, 2019 • 30 min
Raped as a Teenager and How it Changed Her Life
37: Laughing Through the Empty Nest Transition with Jenn Musselman
Aug 23, 2019 • 24 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! My guest, today, Jenn Musselman, is so much fun. She’s a closet coach, a certified professional life coach with a niche in closet coaching (more about that in the episode), and also manages one of my favorite…
36: Walking Through the Empty Nest Transition with Jo Davies
Aug 16, 2019 • 43 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! I am thrilled to bring this episode to you. I enjoy scrolling through Instagram and making new connections on that platform. One account that always makes me smile is Midlife Highway, which is run by the ever…
35: Leveling Up in Life - Donkey Kong your Life
Aug 9, 2019 • 10 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! Life can be filled with lousiness sometimes. Right when you begin to feel like you are getting somewhere, suddenly something happens that has you feeling like you are back at square one. This is beautiful: it is…
34: Your Home on College Breaks: Prepping Your Child’s Room
Aug 2, 2019 • 12 min
Hello, my ah-mazing Empty Nest Friend! Last week, April Force Pardoe shared tips on how to prepare your home for the empty nest. This week, I thought I would share some thoughts I have about your child’s room: how to adapt it as they head off…
Episode 33 Bonus: Program, Coaching & Retreat Announcement
Jul 30, 2019 • 1 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! I have a quick announcement about my program, as well as my new . Are you ready?
33: How to Prepare Your Home for the Empty Nest
Jul 26, 2019 • 25 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! As you and work on things for the next version of you, one of the areas you may want to begin to consider is how you want your home to look in the empty nest years. You may start dreaming about this early and make…
32: What Life Skills Should My High School Child Be Mastering Now To Be Successful In College?
Jul 19, 2019 • 18 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode topic comes from a Facebook member. Once again, when I sat down to organize and script this out, I had no idea that I had so many thoughts on the subject. Too funny. Katie asked, “What skills…
31: How do I find friends in the empty nest?
Jul 12, 2019 • 13 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode topic is from a fellow listener who asked about finding friends in the later years of life. When I sat down to organize and script this out, I had no idea that I had so many thoughts on the subject. But…
30: I am not appreciated!
Jul 5, 2019 • 9 min
Hello, my empty nest friend! As a mom, unappreciative humans may surround you at all times. Some days it may feel like it is part of the job description. Is there even the slightest chance that you have created that yourself? Let’s think about…
29: Christine, what will I do with my time, and what should I do next?
Jun 28, 2019 • 10 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! I can’t begin to tell you how much I needed this episode when I wrote it. Throughout our life, we experience change. Sometimes it is expected, sometimes it is not. When we are unable to be patient with ourselves…
28: The First Semester Transition: What to Expect and How Mom Can Help featuring Katy Oliveira
Jun 21, 2019 • 43 min
Hello, my empty nest friend, I am thrilled to bring you this episode! Not only is if full of content that I wish I had known before my daughter headed off to school, but I also learned a few things. My guest, Katy Oliveira, Host of the…
27: What Are You Making Grades Mean?
Jun 14, 2019 • 6 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! So, I wonder if this episode is the one that gets my listeners worked up. These are thoughts that we don’t hear often, so I’m putting them out there. If you aren’t a fan of my approach - it is all good, differences are…
26: Changing your mind is OKAY!
Jun 7, 2019 • 8 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! We change our mind all of the time, don’t we? But how do you treat yourself when you do change a decision that you have made? Guess what? It isn’t time to beat yourself up. It is time to be curious, to…
25: My Partner is Driving me Crazy
May 31, 2019 • 12 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This one is real. We all have our moments where it isn’t easy to think the best of our partner. When the days turn to weeks and months - what can we do? You may not love my answer. It isn’t the easy answer…
24: With my child heading to college, are my thoughts normal?
May 24, 2019 • 8 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! My future empty nest friend, I want to talk about the normal thoughts that you may expect to have as you prepare for your child heading to school. Our minds like to be creative. Here are some that I’ve…
23: When do I need a therapist and how do I find a good one?
May 17, 2019 • 24 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! In this episode, my guest, Callan Olive, walks us through the difference between life coaches, therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists and more! She also give us hints on how to find a therapist. Don’t…
22: Thursday Thoughts About
May 10, 2019 • 9 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! In this episode, I share some of my favorite Thursday Thoughts About email content with you: being brave, imposter syndrome and consistency. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast!…
21: Let’s Talk About Your Excuses
May 3, 2019 • 6 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode is a continuation of my last episode. We worked on finding future you in , and in my we talked about, the “How?” Today, we cover those darn excuses that crop up in our lives. Let’s bury them once…
20: You Found Future You! Now, for the, “How?”
Apr 26, 2019 • 8 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode is a continuation of my “finding future you” episode. I can’t begin to stress enough how important it is for you to spend time with yourself, getting to know future you, so that she is your gps through…
19: Let’s Talk about Extracurriculars featuring Carolyn Allison Caplan AKA Admissions Mom
Apr 19, 2019 • 38 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! I am unbelievably excited to have AKA as a guest on my episode, today. Honestly, I could have spoken with Carolyn for hours, but, alas, I had to return to work from my lunch break. But, no worries, we…
18: How to Get Rid of Guilt
Apr 12, 2019 • 5 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! Mom guilt. Why is this even a thing? What does it do other than to make mom miserable? Let’s work on removing guilt from our lives. Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast! …
17: Green Popsicle Stick
Apr 5, 2019 • 13 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This episode has taken more energy than most others! It took me weeks to gather my thoughts and then a few more additional weeks to put them together and even assemble it. The result is a fable I created for…
16 : How I lost almost 50 pounds and I’m still losing
Mar 29, 2019 • 10 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! Well, here we go, I’m sharing how I lost 50 pounds - and am still losing. I finally hit the 50 pound mark, between recording this episode and go-live. And I sat at about 48 pounds lost for over two months. I’m proud…
15: Being Brave When Your Child Picks a Non-local School, or Going Far Away to College; How to be The Emotional Adult in The Room
Mar 22, 2019 • 8 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! Anne (my guest) and I touched on this in my - how to be the emotional adult in the room. College is a significant change - and when they go far enough away that they can’t stop by for dinner - it is a REALLY…
14 : What To Do Before Going to College: Now That the Decision Has Been Made, What Should We Do Next?
Mar 15, 2019 • 20 min
Hello, my Empty Nest Friend! This is my first episode with a guest for the entire episode. My guest today is Anne Vaccaro Brady. Anne is the founder of . This is an information-packed episode. Now that most colleges have sent out (or…
13: Future You Has All the Power; I’m Telling You, She Does
Mar 8, 2019 • 13 min
Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast! What You Will Learn in this Episode: * How to uncover your future * The importance of getting to know a future version of yourself * Imagining the future version of you in detail is fun * Future you…
12: The Power in Understanding that Life isn’t Supposed to be Perfect
Mar 1, 2019 • 11 min
Life: it isn’t supposed to be perfect. Do you know that? When you make the false assumption that it should be perfect, you are arguing with reality. What do you think will come from that? Don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review this podcast!…
11: Misery Loves Company, But What Does That Get You?
Feb 22, 2019 • 8 min
Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine chats about misery and why we think we don’t deserve to process our feelings. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946). This Episode is…
10: What Your College Enrollment Management Office Wants You to Know About Admission and Financial Aid
Feb 15, 2019 • 9 min
Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine has guests today from Ursinus College. Admission and Financial Aid representatives share advice for parents and students. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
9: When you Aren’t a Fan of Your Child’s College Major
Feb 8, 2019 • 11 min
Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine, discusses your child’s college major and what are you making it mean? 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946). This Episode is Brought to…
8: Imposter Syndrome and Answers to Your Questions
Feb 1, 2019 • 12 min
Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine answers your questions. Topics include her qualifications, imposter syndrome, making decisions and more. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946)….
7: Empty Nest Prep Series 5/5: The Tool that Changes Lives - Putting it all together
Jan 25, 2019 • 7 min
The final part in a five part series: Empty Nest Prep. Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine, shares a tool assembled by Brooke Castillo of The Life Coach School. FAB-U-LOUS! 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text…
6: Empty Nest Prep Series 4/5: Taking ACTION in my life
Jan 18, 2019 • 7 min
Christine, continues her thought box visualization into ACTIONS/INACTION in your life. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN (920-543-3946). This Episode is Brought to You By What…
5: Empty Nest Prep Series 3/5: Your Feelings.
Jan 11, 2019 • 7 min
The third part in a five part series: Empty Nest Prep. Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine, shares some news that you may not love - it has to do with your feelings. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
4: Empty Nest Prep Series 2/5 - Observe your thoughts with kindness.
Jan 4, 2019 • 5 min
This is the second part in a five part series: Empty Nest Prep. Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine, reminds you to be kind to yourself. You are not your thoughts. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to…
3: Empty Nest Prep Series 1/5: Your Thoughts.
Dec 28, 2018 • 7 min
The first part in a five part series: Empty Nest Prep. Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine, shares a visualization about your thoughts and how they control your life. As always, this episode’s full transcript is available on my website. Don’t forget to…
2: Is the Empty Nest Real?
Dec 26, 2018 • 8 min
Your Empty Nest Coach, Christine shares some quick research she did on the empty nest and shares some ways to combat loneliness in the empty nest. 💚 Send audio feedback to Coach Christine now: or call/text to 920-LIFEWIN…
1: Your Empty Nest Coach Trailer: Meet Coach Christine
Nov 11, 2018 • 9 min
Hello, my empty nest friend! Thank you for taking time in your busy day to listen to me. You are the absolute best! My podcast is designed to give you a chance to get to know me before you explore my other resources. I am thrilled to have you…