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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.

Prime of Life: When is it?
Personal Growth

Myth Busters #2 – The Prime of Our Life Is Not Behind Us

Have you ever truly stopped to think about when is the prime of life? To wonder if the best years of life are behind you or yet to come. We have all h... Read More
overcome fear
Personal Growth

Stop Letting Fear Rule Your Life

Part of the Women Over 50 — What Really Works? Series What gets in the way of us being able to forge ahead and stay on purpose? Why do we someti... Read More
turning 60
Personal Growth

Turning 60 – Problem or Privilege?

Well, of course, turning 60 is a privilege — anyone who was not given the chance to grow old would attest to that. But still, the thought looms larg... Read More
achieve your new year's resolutions
Personal Growth

Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions: 5 Tips From Someone Who’s Done It

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions? Usually, we want to change something in our lives. If you’re like the old me, you’ve made New Year's reso... Read More
setting goals
Personal Growth

Have Your Best Year Yet By Rethinking Your Goal Setting

As I write my article this month, I am hurtling down the M1 to spend the festive season with my family in the South with my laptop wobbling precarious... Read More
Feeding Reindeer
Personal Growth

Get Into The Christmas Spirit with Reindeer & Carols

Wow. Just wow! This could be the shortest blog ever as words cannot describe how amazing this week’s experience was! But let’s buckle up the sleig... Read More
time to move on to your second act
Second Acts

Is It Time to Move On? Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Second Act

It has been two years since I made the life-changing decision to voluntarily leave a lucrative, stable corporate job in the prime of my career. I was ... Read More
5 steps to greatness
Personal Growth

Discover the 5 Steps to Your Next Level of Greatness

Life is challenging, amazing, and complicated. However, every experience is absolutely necessary to bring us to this very point. If you pay close atte... Read More
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
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