Screw The Midlife Crisis – I Just Want A Better Life

Screw The Midlife Crisis – I Just Want A Better Life

I chatted with a woman in a coffee shop the other day. I could see the frustration in her face. I’ve spent my entire adult life for everybody else. I married out of college, took care of my husband, started a family and took care of the kids. When my parents got sick,...
Why We Deserve To Invest Our Reinvention Like Women

Why We Deserve To Invest Our Reinvention Like Women

I have a masters degree in finance. When I tell people that, they automatically assume I’m great at investing. Nothing can be further from the truth. I fell into my degree by chance. I already had a business degree, so my advisor said an MBA was redundant. I liked a...
How Empty Nest and Reinvention Meet All Over Again

How Empty Nest and Reinvention Meet All Over Again

When my daughter was in fifth grade, the fifth-grade trip was a right of passage. The class boarded a bus and headed down to Mesa Verde National Park for a week of science projects and fun. The morning they left, all the parents gathered around. We placed their bags...
Forget Passion – Just Do Something

Forget Passion – Just Do Something

I was sitting, having tea with my daughter. After graduating from college, she’d spent several weeks looking for a job. She was frustrated. She was irritated. She was lost. Her head fell to her hands as she said: I have no idea what I’m passionate about. Where do I go...
Embracing The Travel Lifestyle In Midlife

Embracing The Travel Lifestyle In Midlife

I write about travel all the time. I love it. I’m obsessed with it. I sold my forever home for the chance to slow travel the world. And I’m not alone in my desire to travel throughout midlife and into retirement. Surveys consistently show travel is one of the top...