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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.

Women over 50 are stronger than you think.
Personal Growth

7 Things Strong Women After 50 Do Not Do

Do you consider yourself strong? I do not mean physically strong but mentally, emotionally, intellectually strong. All the time I hear the term “str... Read More
midlife crisis
New Surroundings

Why You’re Having a Midlife Crisis and Don’t Even Know It

Part 1 of Midlife Crisis What is midlife anyway? It is a term that elicits a lot of reactions from people in it, people approaching it and people pas... Read More
Knowing what's important to us is a key step in living with purpose.
Personal Growth

WHAT (REALLY) GOES INTO LIFE OVER 50: Decide what you want

Living a Purposeful Life Part 2  What (Really) Goes into Life over 50 | Chapter 5 We’ve talked about why being purposeful works, now you get to d... Read More
women in their prime
Personal Growth

20 Outstanding Things About Women in Their Prime

I hear people say that their 30s were great – and the 40s even better, when they really began knowing who they were and what they wanted. What about... Read More
Second Acts

Just an Average Jo becomes a Motivational Speaker?

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s - #29 & #30 I'm cheating a little by combining these two 'new experiences' but they are sort of related, so I figured w... Read More
Working remotely
Second Acts

Does Remote Work Remotely Work?

Making working remotely workable New career stage? New company? New role? Chances are you will work (or continue to work) remotely (aka Telecommutin... Read More
Lessons Learned from Life Mistakes Women Over 50
Personal Growth

12 Common Life Mistakes Women Over 50 Make

Life Mistakes Often Made By Women over 50 We all know growing older does not necessarily mean being old. Many older people are leading active lives a... Read More
How to Become an Author
Second Acts

How to Become An Author from an Award Winning Writer

Wanting to retire so you can write a book? As you retire or approach retirement, you may find, as I did, a second career as an author appeals to you.... Read More
Don’t Play With Your Future – Go All In- Life Change
Personal Growth

Don’t Play With Your Future – Go All In

Ready to Make a Life Change? I have met a multitude of people who want to make changes in their life. Some look at a different career while others fo... Read More
Sleeping like homeless people for a nigh
Personal Growth

What’s it like to be “homeless”? See my experiment.

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s Experience #26: The Big Villa Sleep Out Of all the challenges I've done so far, this one had to be the most 'out of my c... Read More
Hard-working businesswoman wearing glasses reading important e-mail
Career Transition

5 Tips for Thriving in Your Second Career

Moving into a second career is a joy, but also complex and stressful.  I went from businesswoman to writer. Gulp. You may be going in the opposite di... Read More
Living-With-Purpose
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50: Living With Purpose

I’m hoping my readers are getting in the groove of self-love, self-care and setting boundaries. We started this series to talk about what really wor... Read More
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