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Why you should do something scary

We spend most of our lives trying to feel better, be more comfortable and avoid scary things. Most of us don’t go out of our way to do something that creates fear. Wouldn’t you agree? The older we get and more control we have over our lives, the more this seems to be so. Keep…

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Three incredibly simple ways to change your thoughts to create what you want

It’s not always easy to think intentionally. You know you have to change your thoughts. But you don’t yet believe your new thoughts. Sometimes, you also know that you’re in a funk. You feel it. You see it. You’re not happy about it. You’re stuck. And even though you sense that you know what to…

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Why quitting on yourself sucks

Quitting anything can be hard. It can be stressful and suck big time. But…it can also create a feeling of relief. We usually don’t think of quitting with little things. Quitting usually seems like a “big” thing. Especially in midlife…we’ve seen a lot of quitting by then. Let’s take a closer look. It’s pretty common…

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Toronto: DIY Mixed Media Vision Board!

Introducing Vision Board UNPLUGGED! A Life Coaching & Motivational Art Workshop Package just for you! It started out as a dream of mine and by partnering up with a local art studio, Studio p, I was able to bring it to life! Vision Board UNPLUGGED is all about blowing up the whole vision board concept.…

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Feeling “midlife stuck”? Take the first step!

  Sometimes you know it’s time to make a change, but you just can’t get your head around it. It’s so frustrating to be stuck like this – such a waste of time. This is a super common way to feel in the midlife transition years. You don’t think you’re having a midlife crisis, but…

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How to create amazing memories with midlife friends

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Midlife gals…are you having as much fun creating amazing memories with your friends as you could be? My guess is that you’re not. I had an interesting airplane seatmate last week while flying to California. I was settling into my window seat as a group of middle-aged men walked on…

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Empty Nest: How to stay calm when your kid picks YOUR university

It happened. My kid fell in love with my university and is heading there in the Fall. It’s hard to stay calm. I have to say, it’s wonderfully weird. The whole experience of my three kids figuring out what they wanted to study and where they wanted to go to university has been so interesting.…

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The #1 reason I’m in love with my tweezers in menopause

Ladies, I’m in menopause and having a midlife love affair…with my tweezers. I can’t imagine going a day without them. Without holding them in my hand. Without being so grateful we know each other so intimately. My tweezers know my deepest, darkest secrets. We’re all quite aware of many of the physical changes that go…

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Why a midlife funk is the best news ever!

What if being in a midlife funk was a good thing instead of a bad thing? Seriously. Think about it. There are lots of times in your life that something “bad” ends up turning into something “good.” Sometimes it’s surprising, but it’s hard to deny. Midlife transition can be one of those times. Let’s take…

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The #1 Secret to Conquering Overwhelm

It’s hard to know what to do when you feel overwhelmed. Feeling this way can be such a drag. And drag you down. And hold you back. It feels like a fuzzy cloud to me…but not soft and cuddly. It’s fuzzy and amorphous…unclear…murky. It’s just so…. I don’t know… OVERWHELMING! When do you feel overwhelmed?…

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