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Mid Life Career Change

Sell That Rocker: Retirement Isn't About Slowing Down Anymore

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

What will you want to do next? What have you thought about exploring? The "bonus decades" provide us with the opportunity for all kinds of new adventures. Although several of the women spoke with launched new endeavors after 80, why not start much sooner?

Thinking About Following Your Dream? Just Double Up on Your Lexapro (Part 2)

Shawn Askinosie | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Shawn Askinosie

When I told my wife, Caron, that I wanted to start a chocolate factory and quit my law practice she looked at me calmly, lovingly and asked, "Can't you just double up on your Lexapro?" "No," I said "it's not that simple.

Follow Your Dream or It Just Might Kill You (Part 1)

Shawn Askinosie | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Shawn Askinosie

I liked all chocolate, basically never met a dessert I didn't like. I was not a connoisseur of anything, did not know how to manufacture or fix anything, beyond a paper jam in our copier. But, I went for it.

Have You Ever Wanted To Chuck It All and Start Over?

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Deciding a major shake-up of our lives was necessary to heal from the breakdown of our family, we turned to our longstanding passion for travel. So we chucked it all to travel around the world for a year. What would we do when we returned? We had no idea.

On the Back Nine, Part Three: Careers

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 09.29.2013 | Fifty
Laura Berman Fortgang

I'm not alone. A 55-year-old looking to land a new job is considered 'old' and certainly, expensive. The longer we are living in our modern day and age, the more urgent it is becoming that 'old' be defined by something other than a number.

Why A Career Change Is Possible At Any Age

Gail McMeekin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Gail McMeekin

Even if you made a great career decision for yourself at age 22, it's often unrealistic to expect that you'll be content with that choice for 40 years or more. Poor life choices, whether it's work you despise, an unsatisfying marriage, or living in the wrong climate, are serenity stealers.