Interview with Dr. Jackie Auguste. How achieving your goal doesn’t always protect you from a midlife funk. How you can love your job but still need more. How you know that something’s missing in midlife. What it feels like when you can’t ignore something that you need to feel fulfilled. How creativity can show up
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
I’m only 53 and am surrounded by retired friends. I love having friends of all ages. Lately, I find myself going to retirement parties just as frequently as 50th birthday parties and baby showers! It’s a phase of life that I know less about and I’m fascinated to learn more. Just fascinated. Not because I’m
Many of us feel stuck from time to time in our lives. Midlife. Mind muck. Stuck. Yuck. Feeling stuck is soooooo common when we roll into our midlife transition years. You know, milestone birthdays, 40s and 50s, perimenopause and menopause. We’ve been told that it’s a time of great opportunity. That doors can be opened
Is midlife transition a midlife crisis? I seemed to manage my 40th birthday with flying colors. I decided I would have a birthday party at a nice, smoke free pool hall. We celebrated with speeches, funny songs and a beautiful, custom cake. Lots of fun. I felt great. I remember doing some thought work as
Menopause and joy aren’t two words that can commonly be found together in a happy little headline. I’m here to suggest that sometimes they just might go together just fine. Maybe not as nicely as peanut butter and jelly. Perhaps not as great as apple pie and vanilla ice cream. And maybe not right away….
The mini cheese grater is missing. Midlife memory? Or something else? It’s been missing for a week now and it’s driving my husband and me crazy. This cheese grater was not kept in the kitchen. It was the cutest little green MINI grater that’s used for things like garlic and spices. Or for grating liver
Pimples look pretty cool under a nice magnification mirror, don’t they? I’m not sure exactly how old I was when I discovered how much fun and also how scary a magnification mirror could be. I think it must have been when I was about 12 or 13 years old, when I first started plucking my