Empty Nest
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Empty Nest

3 Lessons None

About this course

In this lesson we talk about the importance of taking time to process this often momentous time for parents. 

We cover:

  • The importance of taking time to process the change and make any new decisions
  • Simmering the pot of emotions and ideas
  • Being kind to ourselves in this period
  • Processing sadness over the transition
  • Noticing thoughts and challenging them
  • Being patient with our partners as much as with ourselves
  • Not comparing ourselves to others in terms of where they may be on the empty nest transition

Action to take:

Click here to access a downloadable audio file of this lesson

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Course Structure

Empty Nest Workshop

Lesson 1 – Processing the change

In this lesson we talk about the importance of taking time to process this often momentous time for parents. 

We cover:

  • The importance of taking time to process the change and make any new decisions
  • Simmering the pot of emotions and ideas
  • Being kind to ourselves in this period
  • Processing sadness over the transition
  • Noticing thoughts and challenging them
  • Being patient with our partners as much as with ourselves
  • Not comparing ourselves to others in terms of where they may be on the empty nest transition

Action to take:

Empty Nest Workshop

Lesson 2 – How to uncover future you

In this lesson we look at how to uncover future you:

  • Stepping out of who we've been as a parent
  • Finding ourselves again
  • Learning to dream again
  • How to come up with ideas - delving into our youth
  • Finding ways to cultivate your creativity
  • Schedule time to allow the ideas to flow
  • Realizing the power we have in later life
  • Getting comfortable with the idea of a side hustle

Action to take:

Empty Nest Workshop

Lesson 3 – Creating the future you want

In this lesson we talk about how to create the future you want:

  • Choosing an idea to explore and see how it will work
  • Imagining a different future and how it feels
  • Evaluate ideas and decide if they work for you
  • Get comfortable with pivoting
  • Setting a good example for our kids
  • Setting boundaries when they come home

Action to take:

If you enjoyed this workshop you may like our others which are all available as soon as you become a member of our Magnificent Midlife Members Club. Find out more here.  

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