Who Am I?

Who Am I?

This may just be the central question of midlife… “Who AM I?” It’s not often that three simple works leave me utterly shook. Rarer still do three simple words stick in my mind for days on end. (Unless you count that earworm, “Sweet Brown - Ain’t Nobody Got Time for...
How to Become More Resilient

How to Become More Resilient

Resilient, AKA: How Not to Lose Your Sh&t All. The.Time. It was outrageous. Totally and completely unfair. Unjust, unreasonable, unconscionable. And she had had it.  She could feel her tears rolling down her cheek - too many to even wipe away before they dropped...
How to Really Be Happy in Midlife

How to Really Be Happy in Midlife

For those on the quest to be happy… OK, actually, this secret for how to be happy would work no matter your age. It’s just that you might not be ready for it until long after you’ve duked it out with life for several decades. For the past few years, the most...
Empty Nest Got You Feeling Sad?

Empty Nest Got You Feeling Sad?

I knew having an empty nest would feel strange. I just didn’t realize it would feel like it happened so fast. One minute, I was rocking my babies to sleep, smelling that sweet baby shampoo smell, and grinning in the dark as I savored the moment. The next, I was trying...