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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

Personal Growth

Becoming a Grandma And Staying True to Myself

I became a first-time grandma in my mid-forties. I suddenly felt like everything was downhill. As I attempted to embrace my new role and ventured out ... Read More
new perspective
Personal Growth

What Difference Does it Make to be Purposeful?

Part of the Women Over 50—What Really Works? Series Now that we are getting better at incorporating purpose into our daily lives, we have anoth... Read More
Staying relevant after retirement
Second Acts

6 Secrets to Staying Relevant As You Age

From the beauty industry making major discoveries in anti-aging treatments to medical advances that have steadily increased the life expectancy, women... Read More
7 things widows should consider if they're thinking of moving
New Surroundings

New Widowhood. New Residence?

Young women don’t think about widowhood – in their minds it’s too far in the future. Middle-aged women may think about it from time to time, if ... Read More
Fake news has been around for centuries but what can you do today to combat it?
Personal Growth

Fake News Is Not a New Phenomenon

I have sat in a PR hotseat for so long I’m probably a little singed around the edges. Funnily enough, I no longer choose to call myself a public rel... Read More
Living a purposeful life will help you help others
Personal Growth

A Purposeful Life Will Help Yourself and Others

Part of the Women Over 50—What Really Works? Series We’ve looked at purpose and how to live a purposeful life from many different angles: What ... Read More
Designing your life means figuring out what you want.
Second Acts

Designing Your Life: 3 Books to Help You Decide Your Second Act

The Top 3 Books for identifying and stepping into your Second Act Through my work as an Executive Coach I have collected resources that I consider ... Read More
positive messages can shift perspective
Personal Growth

 5 Favorite Motivational Quotes Instagram Feeds for Positive Messages

The Power of Our Thoughts I have always been a rather positive thinking person. Whether it is a coping mechanism or just my natural personality, I ha... Read More
Confidence at 50+ is all about perspective.
Career & Business

5 Ways to Stay Confident in Your 50s and Beyond

Confidence - The Internal emotion undermined by external forces Confidence.  Some people have it in spades and others have to search far and wide fo... Read More
Women at 60 are embracing life more than ever before. In fact, "sixty is the new 40" is trending!
Personal Growth

Is 60 the New 40?

Is 60 the new 40 really? The first time I heard this quote I laughed. I clearly remember turning 40 and thinking then that it was the best time of my... Read More
Self appreciation doesn't require you to accomplish something big. The little things matter, too.
Personal Growth

4 Self-Appreciation Tips: Great Achievements Not Required

How do you show others that you appreciate them? Kind words, a thank you note, a thoughtful gift? We enjoy giving special recognition to others. It... Read More
Career Transition

Now What? 7 Ways to Think About Your Second Act Options

What’s next for you? What are your 2nd act options? Do you want to do something different but don’t know what? Is a big promotion looming? Maybe y... Read More
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