Monthly Archives: August 2011

Meet an empty nester learning a new language: Social Media

I am a 52-year-old woman, an empty nester embarked on my own Next Step, trying to learn a new language; it is called SOCIAL MEDIA. I might as well be learning Greek, because it certainly seems like Greek to me! … Continue reading

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Good News from The Empty Nest, Bat Fans!

So, I am beyond happy to announce that the bat was not rabid! I can’t tell you how relieved I was when our local Animal Control officer called me with the report. The question of the empty nest still remains … Continue reading

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Should you choose a college major based on the highest salaries?

The best college degree is the one that combines your interests and skills. Hopefully, that coincides with market demand and higher earning potential. When you are declaring your college major, don’t rely on assumptions about careers perceived as high-earning; do … Continue reading

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The Nest Was Almost Empty but then THE BAT FLEW IN!!!

My nest is officially empty! The last birdie flew the coop, not without a little excitement last night from an unwanted bat, which managed to fly in. Do you think the bat knew there was an upcoming vacancy? All kidding … Continue reading

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My Empty-Nester Story; or, My Second Half.

Head 4 Success College & Career Counceling is my newest business venture. Throughout my life I have had a few. I started with aspirations of being an opera singer! I then became an elementary school teacher, a mother, a group … Continue reading

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One Week Until The Nest Is Empty.

Even though my nest is about to empty for the second time, I must admit I have noticed that “the blues” have descended upon me. The first time my nest went from 3 to 2, was very traumatic; from 2 … Continue reading

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What Reality TV show best describes where you work?

Does your work environment seem like it would have the plot, characters, drama, crises, and storyline for a reality TV show? If you answered yes to this question, maybe your company could benefit from some group dynamic workshops and corporate … Continue reading

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Watch for the signs

Are you wishing for something different: a job, a new career, a new direction, or a way to fill the time and space when your nest empties out? You never know when someone or something will impact your future. It … Continue reading

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A Good Laugh

What’s better than a good laugh? If we could schedule laughter into our day don’t you think the world would be a happier place? Sometimes it is easy to forget to laugh. We may be worrying about finding a job, … Continue reading

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The Nest is Empty…it’s your turn now!

As homemakers for the last 20-something years, once our youngest child heads off to college many of us emerge unemployed from the job of domestic engineer. This can be a very stressful time. As much as we may look forward … Continue reading

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