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.

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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A Useful Exercise for These Pandemic Times

May '20

As self-isolation continues during these pandemic times, I’ve been hearing a common thread in many of my conversations with folks. These remarks sound something like, “I thought with all this time at home I’d get to those tasks I’ve been putting off, but I just can’t get started on any of them.” Is this true […]

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A Helpful Hint for Hangin’ in There

April '20

If you’ve been self isolating, and keeping a ‘social distance’ from others you may find challenges in adapting to this new normal. I certainly do. Recently, I ordered some popcorn snacks as a present; they came in a can with a picture of a green frog dangling from a stick with the words, Hang in […]

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Want Some At-Home Activities for Those Stir-Crazy Moments?

March '20

I’m writing this month’s edition of Midlife Discovery from the heart of COVID19 territory. After weeks of self-isolating here in New Jersey, I cherish any activity that I call a ‘happy distraction’, or one where I’m learning something new. So..o thought it might be fun this month to share some of those activities with you. […]

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A Critical Skill for Navigating the Midlife Passage

February '20

For many women, midlife becomes a time of questioning future life plans, leaving you stymied and unable to move forward with any specific decisions for a while. There are, however, some immediate actions you can take with rewarding results. A great way to your own midlife journey of transition is to practice the skill of […]

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Midlife Can Be a Bear ~ Some Words of Wisdom

January '20

Your midlife transition can be like a bear coming out of the woods—scary, daunting and totally unexpected! Sometimes feelings of confusion and discontent creep up on you so gradually, you don’t recognize them. Finally, one day you wake up and realize you’re not hopping out of bed to greet the day with your usual excitement. […]

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A Gift for You for the New Year

December '19

At the end of this holiday season of giving, I’m sending you a present to express my appreciation for your presence as a reader this year. With the arrival of a new decade (a time of taking stock for where your life is headed), I thought it might be useful to provide support for finding […]

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What Made Me Say, “Yippee!” When I Read This Article in The NY Times

November '19

You might not be surprised to learn this article was about self care—such an important practice at this time of the year. When I read, “How to Make Self-Care Actually Feel Like Self-Care”, what evoked my excitement was its goal to focus self care on more than ‘scented candles and bath bombs.’  In the years […]

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What’s Your Self-Care Sunday Routine?

October '19

Last week my yoga teacher mentioned she was reading about ‘Self-Care Sunday’ in many publications. While I published a book on self care last year, this phrase was new to me, so I decided to investigate it on the internet. ‘Self-Care Sunday was, indeed, all over the place! Folks mentioned many different practices for their […]

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