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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.

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
group of women on a board after leaving the workplace
Career Transition

Left the Workforce? Claim Your Worth Outside of the Office Life

Are You Falling Prey to the Earn No Cash = Earn No Credit Mindset? My friend, Carmen, who had a high-powered career, made the decision many years ago... Read More
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
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