“If we can stay healthy and well, and avoid those diseases associated with the aging process, then our chances of being able to participate in things that we really enjoy, are so much better.” — Dr. Mickey Barber IN THIS EPISODE: Dr. Barber explains the phrase “successful aging” and how we can achieve it Why
Let’s pull back the curtains on menopause, level-set definitions, reality-check common perceptions about menopause, and talk strategies for making this phase of our lives not only easier for ourselves but magical, even!
Many of us have a midlife pivot or reinvention story. How we tell that story is about choosing which dots to connect and then sharing it in a way that serves us. It’s not about retelling incidents but rather crafting the story that gives meaning to our lived experiences.
“A big mistake I see experienced people make on their LinkedIn profiles or on their resumés in the summary at the top is to say ‘More than 20 years of experience.’ Please no. We don’t want to lead with our years of experience.”
Writing our life stories allows us to tap into guidance that’s greater than ourselves. The process helps us make sense of our traumas and rewrite the narrative into an empowering, meaningful story.
Midlife can be the most powerful years of our life. But sometimes, we have to de-program some ingrained ideas about what being midlife is supposed to feel and look like. We discuss practical habits to make our midlife the best phase in our life.
“The more I looked around for what brands and advertisements were showing, I realized they were stereotyping people in my demographic, particularly women in midlife. What is this? Right then and there, I had clarity of my vision. I’m going to be that woman on that commercial.” — Gail Gensler IN THIS EPISODE: Gail Gensler’s
Many of us reach midlife and realize we’ve built a life and a persona that’s not entirely all-encompassing of the person that we are. In this episode, we explore what leads to self-fragmentation, how we can recognize it, and how we can begin the journey to our whole self.
The best time to put together our personal contingency plan is before we need them. It’s way more difficult to do when we’re already in the middle of a medical storm or an emergency.
There’s a way to usher in a change in our careers and our lives without it being a cautionary tale of a midlife crisis. There’s a way to do a big bold move that’s also responsible and respectful of the people in our lives.
So many of us have been waging a war with our bodies for so long. Or if not exactly a war, we’re not at peace with our bodies either. In our midlife, isn’t it about time we make peace with our body and become its true advocate?
Why Mindset Coach Lana Hernandez doesn’t say we should “overcome” our limiting beliefs, and what she teaches instead.