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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.

do nothing
Personal Growth

The Art of Doing Nothing

Even in the second halves of our lives, we still have things to learn. One lesson I have found very challenging is how to do nothing. Being idle is no... Read More
September
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: September Highlights

Hello, everyone! I don't know about you, but I am ready for fall. It's my favorite time of year, not only because of the more temperate weather here, ... Read More
Career Transition

5 Best Books for a Second Act Career

Do you have a yearning to star in the second act or third act of your professional life? Many women in their prime years decide to make a right turn i... Read More
Personal Growth

The Aging of Aquarius: New Book Ignites Passion and Purpose

Baby boomers and Generation X that follows them are now in range of retirement, and books about aging and the post-work life are proliferating. Most a... Read More
Ageism Feature
Personal Growth

6 Ways to Overcome Ageism In the Marketplace

If you’re an older woman looking to transition to a new career or even switch to a new company, you will likely encounter ageism - discrimination di... Read More
midlife crisis
Career Transition

Busting Midlife Crisis Myths

Believing in “Middle-Aged Malaise” Can Become a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy If there’s anything that people approaching middle age dread, it’s b... Read More
what's next
Career Transition

What’s Next: How to Make Endings Count

All career chapters come to an end. But they also lead to exhilarating new beginnings. Endings are important, as we outlined in this recent article.... Read More
August
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: August Anticipations

Hello, everyone! August is here and we have so many great articles coming up I don't know where to start!There will be posts on fall fashion trend... Read More
encore career
Career Transition

Go From Corporate Life to Encore Career in 5 Key Steps

You have spent your life in a corporate career – whether that is private, public or voluntary sector – and had both a clear career path and even c... Read More
resilience
Personal Growth

Resilience Through Hope, Despair and Forgiveness

A wag once said that the only one who really likes change is a wet baby, yet our lives are filled with continuous, dramatic and ever accelerating chan... Read More
self-confidence
Personal Growth

Self-Confidence Could Be Your Super Power

Self-confidence is a positive belief that you can do something no matter what and it has a bigger influence on your life than you might realize. Peopl... Read More
July
Personal Growth

Coming Your Way in July

Hello, everyone!July is here, which shockingly means we are more than half way through the year. Time is flying by! Here in the U.S., we will be c... Read More
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