Midlife Discovery Newsletter

Every women who travels through the midlife passage needs a little inspiration along the way. When you sign up for the Midlife Discovery newsletter in the box to the right, you’ll receive a motivating message from me in your email inbox each month.

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THE MIDLIFE INVENTORY ~ A critical step for creating the life you want is to evaluate your current situation; in that way, you’ll know exactly where to focus your energies. I’ve added this extra bonus so you can complete your own life inventory.

If you like, check out the past issues of Midlife Discovery below.

Looking for a Meditation Opportunity?

March '21

By now, you’re undoubtedly aware of the many benefits of meditation. The website, healthline, for example, lists “12 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation.” But where to begin? Recently a number of my clients have spoken positively about their meditation approaches and apps, so I thought I’d share them with the hope you might adopt one and […]

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Why Not Ask Yourself This Question?

February '21

For a moment, call to mind something that truly bugs you. It’s an odd request, I know, but bear with me. See if you can find two things that are guaranteed to annoy you. They can be huge (the fact there are hungry people in the world), or seemingly small (someone zipped in ahead of […]

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Why Not Add This Resolution to Your List?

January '21

Yes, I am actually suggesting you add a resolution to your list! Now I realize the second Friday in January was National Quitters Day when most folks already failed to keep their New Year’s resolutions. And here I am suggesting you add a new one! I only recommend this resolution, because I believe you will […]

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Crossing the Threshold into the New Year

December '20

On this New Year’s Eve, we say good-bye to the old year, and welcome in the new one. Like many of us, you may be delighted to leave 2020 behind. While you step over the threshold into 2021, I thought it might be just the time to share some spirit-lifting items, friends and family have […]

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A Surprising Solution to a Pandemic Conundrum

November '20

Lately, I’ve found a common thread in several conversations about living with CoVid. Many folks are expressing amazement at how little they accomplish as time goes by—even though they spend far more time at home, instead of going to the movies, hanging out with friends, or even enjoying some spa time. Perhaps, like them, you […]

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What Can this Poem Teach You about Midlife?

October '20

Here in the Northeast of the U.S., the sun is setting earlier and the leaves are changing color as the world around us revamps itself. The arrival of fall is upon us. This seasonal shift is often used as a metaphor for the midlife transition, because the change happens gradually, and the shift is inevitable. […]

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Can You Reinvent Your Life in the Midst of a Pandemic?

September '20

Are you feeling like all your hopes for an exciting midlife transition have been put on hold, and might be fading away—like air escaping a damaged tire? Maybe a year ago, you were considering a different occupation, because you were bored on the job. Or perhaps you thought about going back to school, or relocating […]

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How Will You Celebrate Today’s Holiday?

August '20

You may be scratching your head about the possibility of a holiday today—wondering if I might be a bit confused. Well, it’s not a national holiday, but it is a holiday celebrated nationally. An…d it can be observed in the midst of a pandemic. Curious as to what it might be? Today is Eat Outside […]

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Ramp Up Your Summer Reading with These 4 Possibilities

July '20

My first question for you is, “Are you reading more or less in the midst of this pandemic?” I find some folks reading more, and some reading less to their surprise. Whatever your situation, I thought it might be fun to suggest some summer reading options. Here are four possibilities: 1) a Booker Prize finalist, […]

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A Useful Habit for the Pandemic?

June '20

Life can be frustrating! External events (like a global pandemic) can leave you with the feeling of no control over your life. But you do have one person you can affect with great power—yourself! In days that can seem pretty bleak, you can always work at cultivating your own ground. Every morning you have the […]

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