10 Steps to Find Your Life’s Purpose

10 Steps to Find Your Life’s Purpose

Have you found yourself wondering what you want to be when you grow up? Trust me – it’s very common when you hit the 40+ year mark to realize that climbing the corporate ladder is no longer fulfilling. Or the 20-year career makes you hit the snooze button...
Ditching Someday for Now

Ditching Someday for Now

There’s a sentence in the outro of my podcast, Midlife Schmidlife, that reads, “Someday isn’t a day on your calendar, until you put it there.” That simple sentence packs huge amount of meaning. “Someday” isn’t between Thursday...
You are NOT your past

You are NOT your past

Someone needs to read this today. Someone needs to be reminded that they are not their past. You are NOT the sexual abuse, the credit card debt, the abortion you had. You are NOT the little girl feeling lost and alone in an unsupportive family; being arrested, or bad...
Let’s Stop Pretending

Let’s Stop Pretending

This blog post wasn’t intended for this week. In fact, I was proud to have one written, edited and ready to go by Monday. But one of the many things that I’ve learned in my personal journey is that when inspiration strikes, grab hold and follow it to the end. And...
Prom 2010: The Unraveling & Rebuilding

Prom 2010: The Unraveling & Rebuilding

The air was filled with laughter and the rustle of satin. Every once in awhile you’d catch a whiff of Tigi hair products mixed with men’s cologne applied with a heavy hand. Young men and women were dressed in tuxedos and long flowing dresses, baring midriffs and...
{Midlife Schmidlife} Fifty for Fifty Celebration

{Midlife Schmidlife} Fifty for Fifty Celebration

Today is THE day – I am the BIG 5-0! Or as my husband lovingly puts it, the “Big 5-Oh!” I could be all freaked out and staring into the mirror with my progressive lenses, counting the additional fine lines that appeared this morning (sigh…)....