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Midlife Reinvention

Interview With Jean Chatsky About Your Best Age Is Now For HerMoney Podcast.

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

We're feeling far better at midlife than we ever imagined we would and also feel that we are hitting this developmental milestone later and later in life.

Taking A Gap Year Is Not Only For Those In Their Youth

Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel
Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC

Midlife is a perfect time to take stock, change direction, sample something new. Often you operate at supersonic speed in work and home.

There's A New Midlife And It's Happening Right Now!

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

The following is a speech I gave about the new midlife, based on my recently released book Your Best Age is Now. The speech was coordinated by New Yor...

5 Steps For Successfully Pressing Your Reset Button

Mike Kennedy | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty
Mike Kennedy

I am the first to admit to you that it took me far longer than it should have to see the writing on the wall. After all I spent the first 25 years of my career in sales and sales management positions with three tier one companies with nary a day spent in transition and the confidence that comes with it.

MidLife Matters: A Sit-down On Doing Life

Ebony Combs | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Ebony Combs

In an age where we constantly talk about the ever-changing environment for millennials and technology, we often forget about those who have come befor...

It's the Prime of Life: My Best Age Really Is Now!

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

Life's possibilities during this time are endless if we embrace the truth of midlife and all it has to offer us.

4 Ways To Start Living Midlife With Purpose

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Midlife is the time to show up. It's time to stop messing about. It's time to honor ourselves and our abilities. Life is too short, and we all know people who've been taken from this life way too soon. We owe it to them to live our life to the very fullest.

Is There Enough Room For Your Future To Show Up?

Lori Osterberg | Posted 03.04.2016 | Women
Lori Osterberg

Busy. Busy. Busy. We're constantly running from one place to the next, filling every single moment of the day with something. But the problem with ...

How This Middle-Aged Woman Is Starting A New Life In Florence

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 03.02.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

We're enjoying afternoon coffee, Jill to my left and our new friend Christina to my right. The top of the Duomo out the large picture windows looks so close I feel I could almost reach out and touch it.

Phara Queen: I Re-Invented Myself At 50 & My First Client Was Miranda Lambert

Meggen and Peter Taylor | Posted 02.24.2016 | Fifty
Meggen and Peter Taylor

Life can be a winding road. Sometimes it involves career paths that don't resonate with you or kindle passion. At the same time, reinventing yourself ...

Rethink the Midlife Crisis

Hippo Reads | Posted 02.23.2016 | Fifty
Hippo Reads

Why is our society so dismissive and negative about big changes that happen in midlife? And what if midlife reinvention, as I prefer to call it, isn't a crisis at all but an opportunity for self-discovery as we transition from one phase of life to another?

This Is How To Let Go Of Fear And Learn To Trust Again

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.22.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Love yourself first and foremost. This is so important and yet so many believe that entrusting or expecting the love of others is more important. We have to make ourselves the most important person in our lives.

The Best Way To Explore Italy Solo

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 02.20.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

As I was shoveling snow about a month ago in my hometown of Incline Village at Lake Tahoe, I thought that maybe I could find something more exciting to do for the next few months. Enter Florence.

How I Finally Found My Midlife Mojo

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 02.17.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

Not too many years ago I was a washed-up empty nester, a sad, depressed ex-soccer mom with no clue about what to do next. The bloom had fallen off my stem in a dull and squishy mess, and I watched from my lonely window as new school children of new moms kicked my old bloom into the gutter.

An Antidote For The Mid-Life Relationship Sex Blues

Pamela Madsen | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Forget the "Seven Year Itch". That's got nothing on "The Mid-life Sex Blues". Whether it's menopause or manopause; mostly it comes down to just plain...

5 Reasons To Sit Down And Write A Bucket List -- Now

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

Life comes with stuff. Like schedules and responsibilities and deadlines and kids. Before you know it, everything that you wanted to do has been long forgotten, a lot like the fresh fruit you always made sure to include in the 12,000 school lunches you packed.

The First 4 Steps To Creating A New Life Chapter

Emily Conyngham | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Emily Conyngham

Maybe you already know how to start a radically different life. Maybe you're already in love with yourself. For me, moving to France, and learning to be really content in my relationship with myself, took a million little steps.

The Difficult and Surprising Solutions for the Challenges of Divorce

Thomas Reissmann | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce
Thomas Reissmann

As part of a documentary on dealing with adversity I interviewed several women on going through a divorce and raising children on their own. Naturally a divorce brought with it plenty of anxiety, doubts and worries and all of the women had to make some very difficult choices but ultimately prevailed and became stronger and happier in the process.

8 Ways To Stop The Past From Ruining The Present

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 02.03.2016 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

The past has a strong hold over many of us and yet at the same time we long to be free of it. Each time we relive the past in our thoughts we keep it alive even though it's extremely painful. It might be a recent communication from an ex that reminds us of the power they once had over us.

When You Become Too Independent To Marry Again

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 02.02.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

I divorced when my daughters were 8 and 12. I knew I wouldn't be single long. That was 15 years ago. What the hell happened?

An Open Letter To Every Soccer Mom Who's Doubted Herself

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

I think of midlife women as the Swiss Army knives of the world. Men seem more like sporks. (no disrespect men, I do admire your ability to single focus).

How To Make The Most Of Your 650,000 Hours On Earth

Ken Budd | Posted 01.12.2016 | Fifty
Ken Budd

Twelve words in a Bill Bryson book changed my friend Ann's life. Ann was 34, living in her native England, and bored by her job as an office manager for a government contractor. Then she read Bryson's book.

Getting Back in the Game Over 50

D. A. Wolf | Posted 01.07.2016 | Fifty
D. A. Wolf

Looking to get back in the game over 50? The job game or the dating game? When it comes to psyching myself up, dusting off the conversational cobwebs...

Why It Might Be Time To Make An Anti-Resolution Resolution

Rebecca Perkins | Posted 12.17.2015 | Fifty
Rebecca Perkins

Yes, it's that time of year and the Internet is filled with people beginning to talk about their New Year's Resolutions. I don't know about you but my heart sinks. I've ALWAYS struggled with making and keeping resolutions. I've always felt that I'm setting myself up to fail each and every year.

7 Life Lessons From Facebook

Michelle Tang | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Michelle Tang

I am letting go of some of the things that used to give my life purpose. I recently realized that during this process, I have learned many valuable things about myself, simply by using Facebook.