You raise them and nurture them and help them grow into adults and then it’s time to let them leave. Some are eager to fly, standing on the edge of the nest dreaming of jumping off. Some need a little help to get going. A gentle nudge over the rim. And then they fly. You … More Job Done or Help, I have an Empty Nest!
Suddenly it creeps up on you. One moment you are working full time, pushing for the next promotion, or spending your time raising the kids and ferrying them and their friends here and there, and the next you are waving them off to college and considering working part-time in the run up to retirement. That’s … More Transition into a new you
What do you think of when you think of “midlife”? Empty nest ? Menopause ? Early Retirement ? Maybe you’ve got a list of places you haven’t been to yet and things you haven’t accomplished yet. Now is the time to start ticking off those bucket list items. Try a white water rafting trip……. … More Midlife ? Time to live your dreams!
Chart by Merrill Lynch It should not come as a surprise that retired people have the most leisure time. A report by Merrill Lynch shows that leisure time gradually increases from age 45. And that’s good news, because it’s been shown that quality of life improves with greater leisure. Also experiences transform downtime into time … More Leisure time increases with age
Celebrate your birthday, anniversary or other event a shared activity. What lights you up? Make a list of what you enjoy doing. Note down what you find yourself endlessly talking about. This is the start of planning what to do and where to do it. What sort of activity do you want? Do you want … More Plan a celebration activity.
What happens when you let your hair go grey naturally? As a toddler I was a white blonde. So blonde my hair was almost white. But as I grew, the hair darkened. But by the time I went to school I was brunette. And that’s the colour I stayed………apart from some experiment’s with wash-in-wash-out home … More What happens when you let your hair go grey naturally?
Celebrating your birthday as an adult often means hitting a bar with your friends for a few drinks. Or maybe going out for a meal with family. Whether you love birthdays or loathe them, you can still have a great time. You may not be able to stop the years, but you can sure enjoy … More Celebrate!
Top 20 signs of middle age from Easier.com 1. Losing touch with everyday technology such as tablets and TVs 2. Finding you have no idea what ‘young people’ are talking about 3. Feeling stiff 4. Needing an afternoon nap 5. Groaning when you bend down 6. Not remembering the name of any modern bands 7. … More Top 20 Signs of Middle Age
Shelley Emling listed 40 signs in the Huffington Post that show you are middle aged. 1) Losing touch with everyday technology such as tablets and TVs 2) Finding you have no idea what ‘young people’ are talking about 3) Feeling stiff 4) Needing an afternoon nap 5) Groaning when you bend down 6) Not remembering … More 40 Signs You Are Middle Aged
A lot of people think that being middle age is a state of mind, rather than something that begins at a certain age. However, some reports give middle age as starting at 53, while others give it as starting at 55. And a study by Florida State University in 2012 found that both women and … More When does middle age start?