What You’ll Learn in this Episode about the Two Year Anniversary for A Book about Celebrating More: Why it’s important to think about ways to celebrate life after 50 in midlife. Why it’s good to know your mindset about life situations being a glass half full or a glass half empty. Why midlife is...Continue reading
50 Ways to Celebrate Life after 50 – You’re the perfect age for more fun!
There are many ways to celebrate life in midlife. The way you think about celebration and identify what is celebration-worthy is subjective. It’s up to you. Something weird can happen in midlife though, especially after 50. Fewer things can seem celebration worthy, for one reason or another. So…we celebrate less. I think that’s...Continue reading
EP #183: New Midlife Book: 50 Ways to Celebrate Life After 50
What You’ll Learn in this Episode about the new midlife book, 50 Ways to Celebrate Life After 50 Why it’s important to think about ways to celebrate life after 50 in midlife. Why it’s good to know your mindset about life situations being a glass half full or a glass half empty. Why midlife...Continue reading
Have you had a Top 10 Day of the Year Yet?
Have you had a Top 10 Day of the Year yet? OMG, I had one this week! And it’s only January! I could just feel it. Me, at 55 years old, a midlife gal. I couldn’t ignore it. Now, don’t get me wrong…I didn’t notice it right away. But a few hours in,...Continue reading
How to navigate college and midlife transitions better
Life transitions can be hard. I find myself frequently surrounded by handsome young men at the brink of making some pretty stressful college and university choices. Unfortunately, it’s not because of my charming personality. It’s simply because of the age and stage of my high school and college-aged sons and all of their friends....Continue reading
How often do you think about what you want?
Did you ever wonder how you spend your “thinking time” on any given day? The first time I was asked to track time and do a time audit was at my first professional job as a tobacco use health educator in a health department. We needed to think about and tally up the time...Continue reading
Are they ready for university? Fundamental life lessons from a midlife mom
August and September mean university. College. Kids leaving the nest. I panicked, even though I had another son who had already left for university. Even though I had lots of lead time. Even though I had been through it before. Even though I thought I was prepared. While we were driving our super full mini-van on the...Continue reading
Time flies when you’re a super busy mom!
A little over 10 years ago, my mom and I had an enlightening conversation. “Well” she said. “It took me 30 years, but I finally did it.” “What do you mean?” I asked. “I finally lost my baby weight.” she answered. I didn’t know how to respond. I laughed of course….and then I paused....Continue reading
The Road to 50
Turning 50 can really shake you up. Let’s face it, you know you’re turning 50 for years. The anticipation doesn’t help. There’s a really big build up. There is nothing you can do that will slow things down. It’s kind of like being pregnant. The outcome is predictable and on a somewhat predictable date....Continue reading
When the solution to the problem means you escape
Have you heard about these escape rooms? It’s a cool new way to have some good, clean fun with teenagers. Well, I hadn’t heard of them but my kids sure did. They are actually called “escape rooms”. Essentially, they are games where real people go into a real room and try to get out...Continue reading