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Reinventing Yourself

It's Mental Spring Cleaning Time

Jim Fannin | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

It's officially springtime! Corporate taxes and personal taxes will soon be paid, if not already. School spring break has finished or just about to s...

Finding Adventure Again After Kids

Jennifer Legra | Posted 02.26.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Legra

Having kids didn't kill our adventure gene, it just made it easier to find the "buts" -- but I'm tired, but the baby's sick, but the packing, the money, the routine, the fill in the blank.

6 Ways To Get Your Sexy Back On

Lori Osterberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Fifty
Lori Osterberg

Everyone wants to know the secret to a long life and a happy marriage. We're fascinated by it. If you live to be 100, there must be some secret to it. And if you stay married for 30, 40, 50 years or more, there has to be a magical spell that allows it to be so.

Say No to Reinvention

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 12.08.2015 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

There are so many different ways to put your skills, talents, abilities and desires together. Think of this as a jigsaw puzzle where all the pieces might fit together in any pattern. Play.

What You Want Wants You Too!

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being human is an always expanding evolutionary journey that we all can experience -- but the true gift, at the heart of everything, is the ability to simply be.

What's in a Name?

Dana McKenna | Posted 08.11.2016 | Divorce
Dana McKenna

I decided to change my last name. Not back to my maiden name; no, I hadn't been that person for nearly 20 years. And I didn't want to wait until after the divorce, I wanted to do it now. It was a further step to heal, another step in the direction to reclaim my own life. And it was the right decision.

How To Reinvent Yourself With Confidence

Lori Osterberg | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Lori Osterberg

Confidence gives you a reason to be more comfortable in your own skin, and to do the things that are best for you. And the better you get, the more you have to give.

Want Success? Get Over Yourself to Seize the Opportunity

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.03.2015 | Small Business
Lisa Abeyta

No one else is going to pave the way for you to reach your dreams, and even when one dream slips away, there are still opportunities to reinvent yourself.

2015: What's Next for You?

R. Kay Green | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
R. Kay Green

The end of one year and beginning of another is a time to make changes in your life, time to revel in your achievements and rejoice at all the various experiences you have had in life that you have come across through the years. With each year, we can count on change.

If At First You Don't Succeed, REtry, REtry Again

Lee Gaitan | Posted 02.15.2015 | Fifty
Lee Gaitan

Missteps, stumbles and tumbles on our journeys do not have to be the final word for any of us. The challenges and struggles we have not quite conquered yet do not define us; we hold the power to define ourselves.

Rita Wilson: We're Seeking 15 Women Over 50 Who Want To Make A Radical Change In 2015

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Fifty

Dear Readers, We're seeking 15 women age 50 and older who plan to make a radical change in their lives in 2015. Whether your New Year's resolution is...

10 Things I Learned In My First Year of College I Hope to Carry with Me for the Rest of My Life

Alaina Baker | Posted 02.07.2015 | College
Alaina Baker

No one is responsible for you except you. You are your own happiness. You are the way you perform and the way you make others feel. You are the one who decides what happens next. You hold the power to change whatever you believe needs changing.

5 Steps To Avoid The Sunday Evening Blues

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 01.30.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

It's late afternoon on Sunday. The weekend hourglass is trickling down to its last bit of sand and you feel a pervasive sadness cascading over you. As the afternoon wanes into evening, the intensity of the "Sunday blues" gets worse.

4 Tips To Put Your Best Foot Forward After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 01.17.2015 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Ultimately, the belief that we're doing well has to come from the inside. For many of us recovering from divorce, the dependence we had on our former spouse's opinion caused significant pain.

Reinvent Yourself: Company Founder Secrets on How to Profitably Follow Your Passions

Robert Jordan | Posted 01.08.2015 | Business
Robert Jordan

Many of us feel like we are stuck on a path we can't change. Maybe it's the time already invested or fear that making a change could actually be a worse mistake. But the majority of successful entrepreneurs and professionals make a leap into uncharted territory.

10 Tips for Reinventing Your Wardrobe After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 12.16.2014 | Divorce
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Self-esteem and divorce: When it comes to reinventing yourself at midlife and beyond, they mix together as well as oil and water. At best, your divorce settlement leaves you happy to finally move on. At worst, you're scraping yourself off the floor.

The Power of Positive Thinking

Aimee Hedman | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Hedman

Believing in my abilities is an integral part of obtaining true success. Without believing in myself, I can never reach the fruition of my own potential. I am convinced there is no greater gift we can give ourselves than to go after our goals with the belief that we can and will succeed.

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Transformed Their Lives After 50

Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiative ...

Meet 10 Inspiring People Who Followed Their Passion After 50

Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Huff/Post 50 recently asked readers to submit nominations of people who've reinvented themselves for the better after age 50 as part of an initiative ...

Introducing 50 People Who've Reinvented Themselves After 50

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.04.2014 | Fifty

For nearly three years, Huff/Post 50 has brought you astonishing stories of reinvention borne out of hardship and tragedy, as well as from choice, vis...

Do What You Love

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacie Huckeba

Maybe you're not an "artist" by anyone's standards at all; maybe you're just a guy who really loves fishing. I don't know. But I do know this, there is a thing in you that drives you and your one mission on this planet is to find it, follow it and do what you love.

Why Harvard Needs A Class On Madonna

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.05.2014 | Fifty

With nearly a quarter of new businesses being started by entrepreneurs age 55 or older, retirement is no longer the only next move for baby boomers. B...

Knowing Yourself Is Real Success

Michael Feeley | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feeley

You have the powerful ability to create your own life. It's absolutely possible. As a matter of fact, your authentic or true self is with you right now. It waits for you. Genuine happiness and success will be yours, when you make the choice to find out who you really are.

When Doing The Right Thing Doesn't Lead To The Right Place

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.28.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

I had dinner with a friend/colleague a couple of days ago. She is 60, and for decades was the devoted wife of a career military man. A registered nurse by training, she happily set aside her profession and assumed the role she felt was her highest calling. She continued to stand by her man even after it was painfully clear that her man was standing by someone else's side.

A Blast of Air, Italian Style

Lisa Condie | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Apparently all of Italy knows, and has known for generations. If you live here long enough, you will know as well. A blast of air on your neck, throat, or head is the root of all illness. Because of it, an Italian would never leave the house without having the neck and throat area securely covered with a scarf.