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About Nicole Christina

Nicole Christina, LCSW, is the creator and host of the podcast Zestful Aging, which is heard in 53 countries: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/zestful-aging/id1344320689?mt=2. She’s also a psychotherapist and teaches online classes. Find out more at NicoleChristina.com. Find out more at NicoleChristina.com.
Latest Posts | By Nicole Christina
Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home
11 months ago

Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home

Any excitement I had for my son preparing to go 2700 miles away to college has been replaced by an aching, heavy heart. And because it’s such a big transition for both of us, I suggested he take his dog with him – a 14-pound Jack Russell with a big personality. Read More

Letting Your Kids Go: Why My Son Starting College in Another Town Was So Hard
12 months ago

Letting Your Kids Go: Why My Son Starting College in Another Town Was So Hard

I’ve been a psychotherapist for 25 years, and I think I’m pretty good at it. I can empathize with all kinds of people, and I’m surprised sometimes how easy it is to feel connected to a client’s suffering with whom I would never cross paths outside of my office. Read More

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age
12 months ago

4 Surprising Ways that Love Gets Better with Age

I just saw a touching documentary called The Age of Love . It’s about a speed dating event for 70–90-year-olds that took place in upstate NY, and follows the participants before, during and after the event. Read More