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4 Business Start-Up Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Let’s deal with the elephant in the room. Business start-up mistakes. You’re excited about starting a business.  The last thing you want to do is to focus on the most feared “F-word” in business: “Failure”.  To be successful in any business, plan early for potential bumps in the road, the better chances you’ll have in…

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6 Ways to Avoid Stress During a Downsizing Move

We are all looking for ways to avoid stress in one aspect of our life or another. If you, or a loved one, has been considering a downsizing move, the moment those words are uttered, you probably developed an “I’ve just binge-eaten a jar of pickles” look on your face. Most people physically cringe from…

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Why Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff

After over a decade of providing downsizing and transition coaching services to seniors and their families, I’ve noticed one of the biggest challenges that tends to frustrate them the most is what to do with the things they can’t take with them to their new home. Most automatically assume that their adult children will want…

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7 Signs It May Be Time for You to Downsize

Over the last 11+ years as a Senior Downsizing Specialist and Transitions Life Coach, I’ve helped thousands of senior clients, and their families, successfully navigate the challenges of downsizing to a smaller home or retirement community. As I’ve mentioned in a previous blog, a downsizing move is unlike any other move a person might have…

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Surviving a Career Change After 50

2020 has certainly been a year of extraordinary change and challenge for all of us, but if you’re over 50 and facing a career change due to COVID-19, you are probably in a state of shock right now. Will Ageism Affect Your Career Change? A recent AARP report (Unemployments Toll on Older Workers) stated that…

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