Midlife Muse

Midlife muse. One of the bumps in the road of life is turning fifty and realizing the next half of  your life better start to count. If you’re one of the fortunate ones who’s always had it figured out to the penny, then my hat’s off to you.

If you’re still figuring out who you want to be when you grow up, I can empathize! There’s something about being a child of the 70’s that lingers. Peace love and understanding may be in the rear view mirror but we still long for a life lived idealistically.

I want to explore ways to live intentionally, with purpose, delight and wit. It’s never too late to be what you might have been.

What If Your Lifestyle Is Holding You Back?

If lifestyle is defined as the way we choose to live, what do our lifestyle choices say about us? Have you ever consciously thought about the lifestyle choices you’ve made or has the way you live become such a part of you, it’s not on your conscious radar anymore. I have…

Drop Those New Year’s Resolutions – Do This Instead

  As 2017 comes to an end and we’re wrapped up in festive diversions, what feelings come up when you think of the New Year? Are you making any New Year’s resolutions or do you avoid thinking about the future? If there’s a time less suited to kickstarting a diet,…

It’s All in Your Head: What I Learned After Turning Fifty

It’s all in your head: What I learned after turning fifty. What is it about turning fifty that sets off alarm bells? Is it because it’s proof positive we’re at the half way point? Ha, even that’s an ambitious thought unless you’re sure you’ll live to be a centenarian! Like…

Give Yourself Permission to Be Passionate

Give yourself permission to be passionate. There I said it. Without passion or a purpose we lose sight of who we are and why we’re here. Having a purpose is especially important if you’re retired or thinking of retiring. This article in the Telegraph puts forth the case of unretirement!…

How to Keep Living Well Over Fifty

I’m committed to wellness and personal growth and my personal goal is to keep living WELL over fifty.  I not only want to feel good, I want to feel as if my health and wellbeing supports me. Perhaps you’ve lived your whole life relying on doctors and specialists to map…

Why Downsizing Will Change Your Life for the Better

Do you want to know why downsizing will change your life for the better? If we make a conscious choice to live for experiences instead of possessions we can really live in the moment, the present – instead of our past! We’ll have more time to have fun with less…