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Empowered Women’s Circle

Be Energized and Inspired! Many women today yearn to live a more joyful, authentic life...a life more in alignment with their unique gifts and highest ideals. Yet no matter how much they desire change, they’re so busy holding everything together and taking care of others that they resign themselves to watching their own dreams slip away. Others are too afraid of failure to reach beyond the familiar. Access your courage to break free, gain self-esteem, self-confidence and self-awareness with these valuable interactive mini-retreats. Now available [...]

January 20th, 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

Empty Nest Support Groups in September

Has life in your house changed this year? Are you wandering around your home feeling a little lost? Maybe you miss the familiar family routine. We can be startled by what feels hard when somebody leaves home. Your child’s graduation milestone may feel like your loss. In this Empty Nest Support Group we will explore: * Emotions of Letting Go * Who Am I Now? * What Do I Do With Myself Now? When: Thursdays September, 6,13, 20, 27 7:00 - 8:30 pm Where: Simsbury [...]

July 9th, 2018|Empty Nest, Events, Updates|0 Comments

Empty Nest Lessons In Letting Go

A recent family visit has set me to thinking about how we grow in our relationships with our adult children. We call this the empty nest phase...the kids grown and on their own. I remembered that I had written an article about empty nest two years ago. I was surprised by the passage of time and wondered what I would be able to expand upon. It occurred to me that for starters, I continue to add my own experience, as Mom and now as Grandmom. [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Times of Transition|0 Comments

My Transition Story

Welcome to the new look of Women Reshaping Lives! If you have visited before, you can see that my website has been redesigned. It now offers more information in what I hope you will find is a clearer, more user friendly format. What a journey it has been! It is MY latest story of transition. I have learned so much more that I ever imagined. Now you may be shaking your head and thinking, "How much of a transition could changing a website be? It's [...]

November 16th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Transitions, Money and Emotions

If you are finding your way through the transitions of divorce, career change or retirement, money issues may be looming very large. "How will I pay the bills, meet the mortgage and support myself?" What will my quality of life be like now?" "I don't know how I am going to manage." Along with these real and practical concerns come an array of emotions that can overwhelm and cloud one's vision. Are you experiencing the anger, fear, anxiety and stress of not knowing how you will make [...]

November 6th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Practicing Self Care

It wasn't easy to get myself out the door and walking that morning. My excuses may sound familiar to you. "I just don't have time." "Others are counting on me for________(fill in the blank)." "I'm feeling too sad, stressed, anxious, worried and can't seem to get moving." Why has it always been so hard to take care of myself with the same attention, thought and compassion that I show to others? Maybe you are wondering about this too. The message I received growing up, was [...]

September 12th, 2014|Knowing Yourself|0 Comments

Transition Overwhelm

Sheila thought she had finally gotten through the worst of it. After losing her job, experiencing the anger, unfairness and fear of being laid off, she did find a new job. With a HUGE sigh of relief, she began her new position. Transition complete...or maybe NOT. Anna had ridden the highs of her daughter's high school graduation and the fun of preparing her for college. The summer had been a close time for mother and daughter, a prelude to LETTING GO. Anna thought she was doing well with preparing herself for the [...]

August 17th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Good Days and Bad

Even in the best of times, we all have good days and bad. One day you get up in the morning energized and ready to take on your world and the next day, you want to pull the covers over your head and be in full retreat mode! Weather, stress, overwhelm and anxiety can temper how we face each day. Add a difficult time of transition and what happens then? It may be that bad days become the norm and those good days become elusive and very [...]

July 13th, 2014|Knowing Yourself|0 Comments

Transition Time – Is It Too Slow, Too Fast, or Stalled?

When we're in the midst of transition, some life change that has turned our world as we know it upside down, the passage of time takes on new and deeper meanings. Time is... Too Slow for those who Wait Too Swift for those who Fear Too Long for those who Grieve Too Short for those who Rejoice But for those who love Time is eternity Henry Van Dyke Are you waiting to hear news about a new job? Maybe you are anxiously awaiting the results [...]

June 11th, 2014|Times of Transition|0 Comments

Believe In Yourself and Own Your Story!

"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we will ever do." The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown In the ever evolving transitions of our lives, we are continuously challenged to own our story. That long list of life journeys may include marriage, divorce, parenthood, empty-nest, moving, retiring, recovery, and career change, to name just a few! You may now be feeling the urge to delete this newsletter in a fit of overwhelm...but first please take a deep breath and read on! [...]

May 10th, 2014|Self-Esteem + Identity Issues|0 Comments