Newsflash: Midlife isn’t exactly a walk in the park.

But then again, neither were our teen years, the 20s, or 30s.

Maybe now — in retrospect — we think those years were awesome! While we were living them though? We weren’t exactly thinking everything was rosy, were we?

You see, each phase brings its set of wonders and woes, gifts and grunts.

And the key to rocking our middle years is to embrace and have fun with all our midlife-ness. AND to stop being so anti about it.

If you’re up for an invigorated midlife, these are for you:

MIDLIFE CUES — a newsletter for mid-lifers who want to amp up their midlife. Subscribe here

SECOND BREAKS — a podcast about midlife’s twists and turns. Listen here.

She thought she could, so she did!

This all started as an idea in Lou Blaser’s head. “What if I did this?” was the question she asked herself. And so, with little financial backing, broadcasting, or publishing experience, she upped and made her kind of ruckus anyway.

What Lou had was years and years of experience working and climbing the proverbial ladder in corporate America. As a management consultant for PwC, she lived the value of staying relevant in an evolving marketplace. As a woman and an Asian American, she learned the importance of finding your voice and taking space. And as an elder Gen Xer, she knows full well the challenges — and opportunities — mid-lifers face in a fast-changing world.

Get Smarter, Wiser, and Bolder in Your Midlife.