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.

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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10 Symptoms of a Midlife Crisis – Do Any of Them Apply to You?

October '12

Last week I discovered these ten signs of a midlife crisis posted months ago in the Huffington Post. I invite you to check out each symptom with an eye to determining if it applies to you. Here’s the list for your consideration. 1. A growing sense of regret over unattained goals.  Yes__ No__ 2. New […]

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Why Keep a Journal at Midlife? (Plus a SPECIAL OFFER)

September '12

Experts advise keeping a journal at midlife as a way of handling the stress of those middle years. It’s a perfect way to vent (no harm-no foul). Plus venting can be incredibly cathartic and even healing as you work through your anger and other feelings that lurk beneath that anger. In addition, journaling provides the […]

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The “Slow Down to Speed Up” Paradox

August '12

One of August’s gifts for me is a week’s vacation in northern New England. This year I returned to the White Mountains of New Hampshire for five days of relaxation with family. After more than a decade away, I had forgotten the sheer joy of hanging out in this most ancient of mountain regions – […]

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Does Your Life Meet the “Goldilocks Test”?

July '12

Recently, NASA scientists announced the discovery of a “Goldilocks” planet, (Keppler 22B), which had just the right conditions to support life. That got me to thinking that a “Goldilock’s Test” would be a great way to assess your own life conditions. In other words, to determine the necessary elements to support a life that’s “just […]

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What Are Woman at Midlife Reading This Summer?

June '12

When I contemplate summer reading, I cannot help but think of Nora Ephron – its sad to think of a world without this talented woman whose wit and wisdom infused our culture for so many decades in such a variety of forms. Years ago, I had the privilege of a front row seat for her […]

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Two Lies You May Be Telling Yourself

May '12

# 1  When you say aloud, “Yes, I’ll do it”, and think to yourself, “That’s O.K. with me; it’s a good thing to do. I’ll squeeze it in somehow.” Your “It’s OK with me” rationalization provides a perfect example of “short term gain, long term pain.” Nodding positively to an appeal to serve on a […]

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