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Jennifer Boykin's picture

Sorrow And Wisdom

Sorrow and Wisdom

We all experience loss. Most of us experience tragedy. And yet some of us shrink from life because of our losses, while some of us seem deepened and even enriched by them.

How can this be?

Alicia Lawrence's picture

Midlife Friendships: A Challenge That’s Worth The Risk

midlife friends

Do you remember how easy it was to make friends when you were a kid? You just naturally buddied up with the kid next door and had a whole classroom of playmates to choose from. How much more challenging would high school have been without your best friend by your side?

Jennifer Boykin's picture

When People Disappoint. A Lament For The "Strong Ones."


There are a lot of crappy people in the world.  There are a lot of good people in the world.  Sometimes, the good people have crappy behavior.  And, I suppose, for fairness sake, we should point out that sometimes crappy people do have good behavior.

I’m not interested in them, though.

Anna Garrett's picture

Why You Can’t Diet And Exercise Past A Hormone Imbalance


One of the most common complaints I hear from clients (and most women in midlife for that matter) is that they can’t lose weight no matter how much they diet and exercise.This is incredibly frustrating!

The thing is, it may not have anything to do with what you’re doing or not doing.

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Over the Hill And Into The Sack!

We have a confession to make: We love sex. And we’d like to keep loving sex. We share a vision of still experiencing a profound attraction for one another 20 years from now—yes, having great sex in our 70s!

Stacey Curnow's picture

How to Find a Treasure Map for Your Spirit

While we mark the transitions of early life with rituals — everything from baptisms, communions, and bar and bat mitzvahs to graduations — the more subtle, yet profound, awakenings available to those in midlife go virtually unnoticed.

I wanted to change that, so last year I attended my first ever weekend-long all-women’s retreat in honor of my 40th birthday. It seemed like the perfect way to mark an incredibly significant and exciting milestone with a time of deep contemplation, intention-setting and celebration.

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