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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.

Encore Careers
Career Transition

Encore Careers: The 10 Stages to Enjoying Your “Unretirement”

Over the last few years, my business has been helping a lot of people who are coming up to ‘retirement’ – I use the word retirement cautiously, ... Read More
Fasting Before Surgery
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #22 Mind Over Matter

I can't remember going 36 hours without food before. Ever. I can't remember going an hour (or two) if I'm honest. But last week, due to medical reason... Read More
Never Too Late to Change Direction
Career Transition

It’s Never Too Late To Change Direction

Why do we have this built in belief that as we reach an older demographic, we are not likely to change what we do in life? This concept can cover a va... Read More
Roller Disco
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #21 Roller Disco!

It's been at least 40 years since I strapped a pair of roller skates to my feet and set off in any kind of forward motion. If you were a child of the ... Read More
April Highlights
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: April Highlights and a Look at May

Spring has Sprung! We’ve been happily shifting our seasonal editorial focus back to topics that embody the ‘F’s of warmer months: fun, fashion, ... 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
Broadway Musical
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #20 Don’t Cry for Me Argentina!

As a huge fan of the Theatre (well, musicals to be exact), I am always on the lookout for a show that grabs my attention and ideally, I haven't seen b... 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
Goal for Career Transition
Career Transition

Setting a Physical Goal Can Improve Your Career Transition

By definition, transitions—the process of changing from one state or condition to another — tend to be uncomfortable times. Career transitions, in... Read More
Self-Care and Setting Boundaries
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50 That Works: Self-Care & Setting Boundaries

This is part 2 of an ongoing series. See the first chapter on Self-Love here. Some days I feel overwhelmed! It might be that I haven’t slept well... Read More
How to Reinvent Yourself
Personal Growth

How to Reinvent Yourself: 7 Steps To Facilitate Change

Living is a continual change. It begins from the time we were born. With each learning experience we are creating who we are, what we believe and how ... Read More
Supper Club
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #19 The Supper Club

When my good friend Trish advertised that she and another gorgeous lady, Julie, were going to host a Supper Club, I got a little giddy. As someone who... Read More

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