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.

Would This Tool Help You Wrangle Your Workload?

June '15

A few weeks ago a client described a helpful technique she discovered for handling her work assignments. Then this same approach was mentioned a week later when I participated in a workshop for coaches.  So I headed for the internet to learn more about this tool called the Eisenhower matrix. Frankly I was surprised I […]

read more

Be Authentic ~ But How?

May '15

“Authenticity” is the latest buzzword bandied about in the media on an almost daily basis. Whether describing politicians or other notables, “authenticity” is a prized portrayal. Self help books also espouse “authenticity” with their “be yourself” prescriptions. While it’s hard to argue with the wisdom of such advice, one of the challenges of your midlife […]

read more

Is “More” Always Better?

April '15

Yesterday, as I was about to order an intriguing report, I noticed four extra bonus reports included as an incentive to buy. I paused, and with a small sigh hopped off the sales page. I just didn’t want to bring any “more” stuff into my house that I didn’t need or want. How about you? […]

read more

How to Stop Your “Worry Wheel”

March '15

I don’t know about you, but I occasionally find myself traveling on what I call the “worry wheel” – you know that place you go in your mind when sudden feelings of frustration, resentment, or sadness spark a series of worrisome thoughts that go on and on like a gerbil on a wheel. And leave […]

read more

A Surprising and Effective Stress-Buster for Women

February '15

No doubt about it; these are challenging times – just listen to the nightly news or your local weather forecast if you live in the northeast part of the US as I do. A few days ago, I actually heard our local weatherman say, “Be sure to get out and enjoy these warmer temperatures before […]

read more

Can You Really Trust Your Own Guidance System

January '15

When you wake up in the morning and tune into the news, whether on TV, on your phone, or in the newspaper that landed on your doorstep, you may feel disheartened. Reports from around the world seem to describe chaos somewhere on our planet every day. So how do you learn to live in the […]

read more

A Guiding Thought for the New Year

December '14

I hope you enjoyed your holidays as much as I did. I returned home to Rhode Island in a state of deep contentment and joy after days of celebrating and relaxing with my family. As the year now winds down, my thoughts turn to 2015. My recent break and an article in the Atlantic Monthly […]

read more

My Favorite Quote for Thanksgiving

November '14

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to you and yours! May the day be filled with… Love Laughter and Joy. And may the good things in life be yours in abundance! I hope you enjoy Piglet’s quotation about gratitude on the image of the notebook. I am grateful to you for turning to this newsletter each month. If you […]

read more

Six Steps for Easing the Midlife Transition

October '14

A banner with six words caught my eye recently. Stretched on a crosswalk in the Science Center at Wellesley College, its white letters against a blue background spell out some excellent daily advice for making your way through the midlife transition – or any transition for that matter. EAT                    SLEEP WANDER LIKE LEARN RENEW So […]

read more

A New Take on Midlife Goal Setting

September '14

Goal setting brings you many benefits. It helps you focus on what you want; it enables you to use your time well, and it propels you toward a desired outcome. As you probably know, your goals need to be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-targeted (SMART) to be effective. Setting potent goals is such a […]

read more