Resilience in MidLife: top tips how to build it

Resilience in MidLife: top tips how to build it

This was a recent clue in a crossword I was doing: Goddess on film cried sadly, desiring lost youth (7,6) The answer is "Midlife crisis".* What a shame that it focused on the negatives. I must admit that I'm much happier now than in my "lost youth" and don't feel sad...

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Fear of Loneliness

Fear of Loneliness

I have recently been asking people about their fears about getting older. Of course, some people don't fear it at all, and in future, I will be looking at how we could all learn from those people who welcome the process with a resounding "woo-hoo!". But I was struck...

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An exercise for a MidLife Review

An exercise for a MidLife Review

What is a MidLife Review? In an earlier blog, I talk about midlife as a wonderful opportunity to reflect. In a Midlife Review we can: draw breath check our progress. celebrate how far we've come start planning what's still to come. So, today I'd like to share with you...

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Is a midlife crisis really a crisis?

Is a midlife crisis really a crisis?

Stuck in the middle The middle of anything always feels like a strange place to be. Starting out on a new venture generates a lot of feelings - whether the venture is exciting or daunting. Finishing can be a cause of celebration and pride. But the middle is just the...

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