In her new book, “Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis,” author Ada Calhoun explores massive debt, Gen X childhood trauma and perimenopause.
"2012 I secretly call the year of the mutiny," the actor said.
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In the throes of motherhood and marriage, I’d left my passions behind.
Our annual, international Fellowship is open to anyone aged 28 - 108 years old. We gather change-makers -- a business person
Red Corvettes are just low-hanging fruit. Do you have an orange Dutch Oven?
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 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.
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.
A pilgrimage is a rite of passage. There are few rites of passage for us to meet our erotic selves. For us to learn about our body and its connection to our pleasure and our soul. You have to make a choice in your life when you consider making a pilgrimage.
For the past five years as a writer, editor and conference organizer I have been talking about, thinking about, and having disagreements about what 'midlife' is.
I'm free.... and terrified.
But one of the benefits of aging is realizing how useless things like fear and vanity are. In the past, I'd worried about
So life isn’t panning out the way you hoped...
Midlifers say the darndest things.
Skip the red Corvette.