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.

You’ll also receive a free bonus:

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.

A Harried Life Solution

July '13

 “Summertime, and the livin’ is easy,” run the lyrics of George Gershwin’s gorgeous song. How about you? Are you enjoying some easy-living this summer? I hope so, because sheer idleness benefits both body and soul. Think about it, how long has it been since you spent days doing nothing, or for that matter even one […]

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Self Compassion: A Magical Skill

June '13

A previous issue of Midlife Discovery focused on forgiveness, but a reader named Roberta noted, “You didn’t talk about forgiving yourself. Perhaps you can talk about that.” I liked her idea of exploring the power of self forgiveness, or more broadly speaking, self compassion. Kristin Neff, PhD, teaches and writes about self compassion at the […]

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A Midlife Reinvention Requirement (continued)

May '13

Last month’s edition of Midlife Discovery focused on creating a nurturing environment (i.e. a cocoon) to protect the profound, internal restructuring of the midlife metamorphosis. As promised, this month’s edition continues that theme by suggesting ways to establish this environment in the places you inhabit, and with the people around you. Places – How To […]

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A Special May Offer for You (or a Friend)

May '13

The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May. – Edwin Way Teale To celebrate this glorious month, I’m offering 25% off my Journaling eCourse, which usually sells for $47.00. For the month of May only, you’ll be able to purchase “Reinvent Your Life ~ Write Now” for $35.00. If you […]

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A Midlife Reinvention Requirement

April '13

“You must have chaos within you to birth a dancing star.” — Friedrich Nietzche. Chaos inevitably accompanies a metamorphosis because the old form must be destroyed before a new form can arise. Before the caterpillar becomes a butterfly, it dissolves into a formless goo within the chrysalis. So when your familiar world begins to fade […]

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One Secret for Midlife Well-Being

March '13

 I suspect you may already know this secret for well-being at midlife. Research about our personal welfare often validates what we understand intuitively. A recent study conducted by Dr. Noriko Cable, a senior research fellow at University College, London, seems to do just that. The abstract of her article in The Journal of Epidemiology and […]

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Midlife Reinvention – The Forgiveness Factor

February '13

In these middle years, as you ponder how to manifest a more rewarding future, have you found yourself examining your past? Sorting through your life in this way enables you to make decisions about what you want to keep and what you want to throw away going forward. Whenever I hear a client describe time […]

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The Mysterious Word “Try”

January '13

How are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’re like one friend of mine, the answer is “beautifully!” But if you’re like some folks at my gym, the answer is “not so well!” January usually finds our exercise room packed, so you have to wait to get on a treadmill. By March there’s always […]

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Better Way to Build a Rewarding 2013: Addition or Subtraction?

December '12

2013 is almost upon us – time to make resolutions, according to tradition! May I suggest a slightly different approach for setting your annual goals? This year, instead of adding a new enterprise to your already busy life, why not consider cutting out some activity? Time is a precious commodity in our complicated world. Time […]

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Could These Job Interview Questions Improve Your Life?

November '12

A recent article in Forbes magazine by Deborah Jacobs posits three key questions that occur in every job interview. My experience (both from interviewing job applicants and being interviewed for jobs) validates her queries as the golden nuggets of these challenging conversations 1.  Can you do the job? 2.  Will you love the job? 3.  […]

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