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Reinventing Yourself

4 Tips To Put Your Best Foot Forward After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 11.17.2014 | 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 11.08.2014 | 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 10.16.2014 | 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 09.29.2014 | 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 initiat...

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 initiat...

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,...

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.

The Bidet, and Other Italian Household Mysteries

Lisa Condie | Posted 04.08.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Americans have a hard time acknowledging the bidet. Not quite sure how to use it, or exactly why it is even there, they ignore it mostly. The British, however, are out and out embarrassed to even have it in their apartment!

Are You Finally Ready To Stop And Get Off The Hamster Wheel Of Your Life?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Are you ready to stop and get off the hamster wheel of life that's just not reaching the place you think you want to go? Are you really living your dreams? It's ok to want that. You know you can have it with a big wake up call to yourself, a dose of reality, and a passion for self-adventure.

She Traded In A Big Job For A Pair of Ruffled Bottoms -- Now This Mom Of Two Is Running A Multi-Million Dollar Business

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

Torn Between Her Family and Career, A Small Town Vet Finds Balance When She Meets A Dog Named Morgan

Posted 01.23.2014 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

On The Verge Of A Diabetic Coma, She Realized She Couldn't Wait Any Longer To Take Off The Weight

Posted 01.25.2014 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself

James Altucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
James Altucher

Here are the rules: I've been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I've started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don't me now. And so on. This is what worked for me.

The 3 Life Lessons I Learned During My First Month In Florence

Lisa Condie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

When the taxi driver dropped me off at my new apartment, and I saw it was adjacent the Duomo, I was relieved. My sense of direction is questionable at best, so I knew this location was a stroke of good luck and perfect for me!

Remove 'Can't' from Your Vocabulary

Ken Budd | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Budd

The impasse resulted from the politics of can't -- we can't compromise, we can't negotiate, we can't stop showing the nation (and the world) that we're inept.

My Failed Acting Career -- and Why It Wasn't a Failure at All

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

Then something happened when I turned 30. I suddenly felt like time was running out. It is no secret that Hollywood spits out women over 35. When I didn't get a callback, I took the rejection as more personal than ever.

Afraid Of Living Her Life On Medication, She Lost Over 100 Pounds

Posted 10.14.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Finding Happiness At 54 After A Lifetime Of Depression

Arlene Schindler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

After a lifetime filled with depression, disappointment and rejection, at age 54, happiness slammed me like a speeding train. This joyous collision contradicted everything I'd been prepared to expect. Surprisingly, with the onset of menopause, when my eggs dried up -- my life began!

Your Secret Skill That's About To Change The World

Posted 07.03.2013 | OWN

Starting something new is always filled with uncertainty, but Nilofer Merchant, who's got more than a few reinventions under her belt, is here to help...

Reinvention: Editing Out What's Not Working, Finding What Does Work

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Reinvention is a lot like revising a piece of writing. To reinvent, you review what currently is and ask yourself what's not moving the process ahead.