This year has triggered a little voice deep inside that says: be sad. It’s hard not to with all that’s happened. It takes work to tamp that sad feeling down, and choose to be happy instead. Here’s how I’m doing it.
If you want to live your life more on track, setting intentions will help you achieve more. I’ve been setting a word of the year for a decade now, and here’s what I’ll be focusing on in 2021. In this post, I’ll help you discover why setting word of the year is especially important in midlife, and help you choose your own word too.
In my twenties, I didn’t have a backstory to hold me back. Everything was fresh and new, and I wanted success so bad, I was willing to go all in, trying anything anyone told me to do. I loved being an entrepreneur. The world had so much to give, and I wanted it all....
This year has caused a lot of us to pivot to a new path in life. But what about if you’re in midlife, ready to reinvent yourself, and a pandemic hits? It’s okay to pause your pivot. It doesn’t mean you can’t get back up and redefine your future once again. I believe there are several steps you can take that will help you get back on track, and create a second act that’s even better than before.
Whether you’ve contemplated starting up a blog, or writing either nonfiction or fiction books, I think you should ask three important questions before you become a writer. These questions will help you define who you are as a writer, and set your goals clearly in your mind.
Right here in midlife, I think it’s more important than ever to pay attention to your health. This is beyond the “eat healthier” advice. Here are simple strategies I’m using to recharge my body as I pro-age.
You’ve climbed the ladder, spent years getting to where you are today. Now that you’re here, you’re questioning everything. What’s next? What about my calling – how do I find it? What if I want my second act to be a better version of me? Don’t despair. It’s there, waiting for you. It’s hidden in the books you read, and the way you create your stories. Here’s how.
It is incredible to me that any woman should consider the fight for full equality won. It has just begun. ~Alice Paul, 1920 On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, enfranchising all American women the rights and responsibility of...
Unfriending friends and family is never comfortable, especially in midlife. When we’re more divided than ever, is it okay to walk away?