Here’s to the late bloomers. Find your way in your time.

Here’s to the late bloomers. Find your way in your time.

Inside: You haven’t missed the boat. If you’re one of the many late bloomers, it’s not too late. You can reinvent yourself and build a life you love. This post contains referral links. This a guest post by Emma Scheib of Simple Slow Lovely. I have always been a late bloomer. Not in the physical sense, but in almost every other facet of life. I didn’t start university until I was 23, and I didn’t start my love affair with running until I was 25. I’ve spent my thirties raising […]

I Find Freedom in the Invisibility of Middle Age

I Find Freedom in the Invisibility of Middle Age

Inside: this is a guest post from Jessicauys.com. in which she invites us into an exploration of the invisibility of middle age and extricating ourselves and our worth from how others see us. The face staring back at me looks somewhat familiar. I notice the lines joining nose to cheek and the expression of focus, or anger, that furrows its way between the thinning brow. The body is soft, somewhat defeated, as if the muscles have finally tired of holding it together all this time. As I walk through the […]

5 Powerful Strategies for a Joyful Midlife and Beyond

5 Powerful Strategies for a Joyful Midlife and Beyond

Inside: Growing older is a gift. Growing older joyfully is a choice.  Whether or not we experience a joyful life midlife and beyond is largely about personal belief and choice. This post contains referral links. Growing older is a gift. Growing older joyfully is a choice. Martha Beck writes “since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don’t. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life.” I happen […]