midlife

Why (and How) It's Hitting Gen X Women
In the throes of motherhood and marriage, I’d left my passions behind.
So for those born in 1977, who may be greeting 2017 with some apprehension, fear not, and join me in embracing the next decade
It is fairly taboo for women to say to each other that they regret having stayed home with their children, but this is not an uncommon thing for therapists to hear. 
We live in a time where political correctness has diminished the authentic joy of the Christmas season.
A recent poll revealed that Americans are more divided than ever during this Thanksgiving week. Perhaps most contentious is the debate over which potatoes to serve: Idaho or Maine.
After the dust settles and we all go back to breathing without exhaling steam, we can tiptoe back onto social media and be
My mother often canned and froze food, and grape jelly was her specialty. She would process hundreds of little jars of jelly, often attaching little gingham covers that she cut with pinking shears. I still have some in the back of my pantry.
I meet my friend Geraldine at a hip, local eatery in the heart of Abbot Kinney in Venice Beach. Over our poached kale and egg salads with a side of chickpeas I notice my firecracker friend is uncharacteristically glum.
As a widow in her 70s, my mother terrorized several counties in southern Idaho with her erratic driving. She loved to drive fast, but often forgot about rules and regulations.
As a coach and gerontologist, I'm constantly exposed to stories from the modern workplace. Again and again, my clients tell me about the culture of ageism.
• Love Potion Number 9: All those tiny little brown glass bottles next to the bed? Love potions? Hardly! These bitty bottles
I first “met” yoga around 15 years ago when I hiked almost every weekend in the White Mountains. My left leg and hip stiffened
At the age of 50, I'm done talking about my father and I understand my relationship with my mother. I don't need a therapist to talk about any of it anymore. I'm over it. There is something about midlife -- and it's not a musical comedy.
I have one daughter, and during the turbulence of her volatile teenage years we both counted down the days until she left for college.
Traditionally, living with roommates has been the lifestyle primarily of the young and single, but more and more people in their 50s and beyond are turning to home sharing to ease the high cost of living and reduce the isolation that can occur when older adults live on their own.
As we live longer lives, peak performance is not just the purview of young people. Middlescents are harnessing more than their physical fitness to achieve at these levels.