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.

Building a Summer Reading List

May '14

When summer begins, I think of books – a tall pile of different books just waiting to be devoured. I must admit these days the actual books exist on my iPad, but an image of a large stack of books brings immediate joy to those of us who love to read. So I thought it […]

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5 Evocative Questions for A Woman at Midlife

April '14

I thought it might be fun to switch things up a bit for this month’s edition of Midlife Discovery. After reading a recent interview with Anna Gunn of “Breaking Bad” fame, I was surprised to find myself focusing more on the questions posed to this talented actress than on the answers. If you’ve been reading […]

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The Hidden Problem with “No Problem”

March '14

Is the phrase “no problem” cropping up more frequently in your life? When you reach for your order at the counter of your local coffee shop and say “thank you” to the barista, does she reply, “no problem”. Or does the phone tech who helps you resolve a computer problem respond with the same, “no […]

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Two Easy Tips for Solving Tough Problems

February '14

If your life at work and home is similar to most midlife women, you continually face complex problems that are not quickly resolved. To lighten your load, this month’s Midlife Discovery presents two simple tips for approaching these head-scratching challenges. Why not give the two strategies a try? They’re actually supported by some research studies. […]

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New Approaches for those Pesky Resolutions

January '14

As we begin 2014 I thought it might be fun to share two ways of responding to the New Year’s resolution quandary. I liked one because it turned the very word resolution on its head and the other for its simplicity, so I adopted it – with a slight adaptation. I discovered the first while […]

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A Special Way to Say Goodbye to 2013 and Hello to 2014!

December '13

Since the year winds to a close today, I thought it might be useful to present you with a way to say good-bye to 2013 that can increase your happiness and health –  then offer you a way to say hello to 2014 that can improve your life. If you’ve been reading Midlife Discovery for […]

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Would This Holiday Stress-Buster Work for You?

November '13

Do you find your workload picking up this time of year? Is your to-do list expanding despite all the tasks you’ve already completed? If you’re juggling the demands of job and family along with the upcoming holiday season, the answer to these questions is probably yes.   Years ago, with the demands of graduate school, full-time […]

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A Simple Shift to Change Your Life

October '13

What kind of life do your habits create for you? Before you answer this question, here’s a dictionary definition of habit, plus a description of ‘smiley’ and ‘stinky’ habits. Webster defines habit as, “an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary.” ‘Smiley’ habits increase the quality of your life, while ‘stinky’ […]

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A Surprising Secret to Happier Days

September '13

A couple of months ago I came across a surprising ingredient to a happy life. Happiness is a compelling goal for many these days as ongoing research links it to all kinds of other rewards. According to an article in “Psychology Today,” these benefits include higher earnings, better immune-system functioning and boosts in creativity. Who […]

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An Inner March for Freedom

August '13

I’m composing this issue of Midlife Discovery on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream” speech. Newscasters remind us of the fear of violence that permeated the cultural atmosphere before this march for freedom began. And yet when over 250,000 people gathered together […]

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