Our Multiple MidLife Selves – Part I

Our Multiple MidLife Selves – Part I

Photo by Christian Fregnan on Unsplash We are all made up of multiple selves. For example, have you noticed that some things that were really important to you when we were young have now become less important? We can be different at different ages - and indeed we...

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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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