MENUMENU

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.

Category Archives: Second Acts

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.

Milestone Birthday
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #2 The Mystery Dinner

I had the delightful annual dinner date with three old school friends this week - a pre-Xmas ritual we've been doing for a few years now and a date ... Read More
Age Bubble Feature
Personal Growth

Be Wary of Living In An Age Bubble

If you’re over 50, according to the non-profit encore.org group, there’s a good chance you’re living in an age bubble. To live in this bubble me... Read More
Retirement Planning Feature
Career Transition

What’s the Plan? Getting Realistic About Retirement

Apparently the last week of October has been designated National Retirement Security Week. For many women, retirement and security are thought of in s... Read More
Career Transition

Second Act: Do You Want Money or Influence?

Okay, you enjoyed a high powered career, but stepped away from the work world for a while.  Maybe you focused time on family, travel -- or just takin... Read More
november
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: A November of Gratitude

Happy November, everyone. Hope you made it through October as well as we have here - except for the rain we've had record amounts of in North Texas. A... Read More
clubbercise
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #1 Clubbercise

If you haven't read the first of this series from Jo Howell - about her determination to find 50 ways to leave her 40s, you may want to back up and st... Read More
milestone birthday
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s

Everyone, meet contributing editor Jo Howell. She is sharing her adventures with us in a series of posts. We will let her explain (below) the plan she... Read More
suffering
Personal Growth

Cost or Investment: How Do You See It?

Maybe you watch programs like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, read certain glossy magazines or even catch the occasional beer commercial. If such s... Read More
Going Back to School Feature
Personal Growth

Lifelong Learning: Back to School After 50

It's never too late to go back to school. In a recent year, nearly half a million people aged 50 and above enrolled in degree-granting post-secondary ... Read More
October
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: October Treats

Hello, everyone! How was your September? We have been working on some exciting programs that will be rolling out soon - like our weight management pro... 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
Personal Growth

7 Significant Factors to Consider Before Retirement

You’ve worked all your life and loved it but now it’s time for retirement - to withdraw from a career that’s defined you, dominated most hours o... Read More
PrimeWomen Plate