Category Archives: New Surroundings

empty nester
New Surroundings

3 Tips for Living Your Best Life as an Empty Nester

We all hear horror stories of being an empty nester. That we will miss our kids so much we can’t function. That we’ll pine away, just waiting for ... 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
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
5 Ways to Ensure a Happy Retirement
New Surroundings

How to Ensure A Happy Retirement

I recently wrote about factors to consider before retiring in a special two-part series on being satisfied with, and making the best of your retiremen... Read More
The Retirement Plan
New Surroundings

The Retirement Plan: 5 Tips to Consider

I went kicking and screaming. My husband’s employer, Procter & Gamble, strongly encouraged their employees, as they approached 50 years of age, ... Read More
Retirement Life
New Surroundings

Growing, Excelling and Having Fun in Retirement Life

The following is a submission from a Prime Women subscriber on how she's learned to embrace retirement by getting out of her comfort zone. Hi, I'm I... Read More
Powerful Women
New Surroundings

Older, Wiser and Rocking Their 70s – Powerful Women In the News!

The New York Times, bless their hearts, published an article by Emily Eakin, entitled "70 and Female is the New Cool." Like we weren't before! And ... Read More
What to Do In Retirement
New Surroundings

What to Do In Retirement? Ideas on How to Share Your Time and Talent

You’ve come a long way, baby! We’re living longer than ever – average life expectancy for women is now over 80 years, 81.3 to be exact. With ten... Read More
second act
New Surroundings

Choose a New Path: Second Act Career Options

Why would you or any woman give up a successful career to make a second act career change? Like lots of middle-aged women, you could experience burnou... Read More
who am I
New Surroundings

In Post-Retirement: Who Am I Now?

I had struck up a conversation with a man at an Upper East Side cocktail party. Smallish, wiry guy, nice-looking. We quickly got to the "What do you d... Read More
Midlife Vacation
New Surroundings

Why You’re Having a Midlife Crisis and Don’t Even Know It – Part 2

Wondering if you are having a midlife crisis? You are and you don't even know it, part 2. This is the second part of a post by the same name. To ac... Read More
female entrepreneurs
New Surroundings

Find Your Happy Place as an Entrepreneur

When I ask an entrepreneur how they feel about the fact they’ve created an income producing venture out of thin air, the responses are similar but t... Read More