Research shows that women’s lowest level of reported happiness is at age 47. For those in perimenopause, the reckoning is often accompanied by changes in sleep and other physical and emotional symptoms.
Category Archives: Midlife
Midlife Watch List: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The Bengsons, Leanne Morgan & Oprah
Since midlife women are underrepresented in culture, I keep an eye out for programs that speak to us.
How much rest do you need?
What is the right amount of work and rest? How can I be more conscientious about bringing both into the everyday?
What is your nature?
What is your nature? I like questions that come at me sideways, the ones that ask me something in a slightly different way. I’m sure this comes from a lifetime of taking tests, surveys, and personality profiles designed to stratify and organize me. In those situations, I might think too hard before answering, as ifContinue reading “What is your nature?”
Menopause in the News
Research has emerged about benefits of hormone replacement therapy for women’s brain, heart, and bone health–a reversal of 20 years of medical advice.
Midlife Watch List: Corsage
Corsage tells a story about what it feels like for a woman to become an age that society no longer appreciates, and it’s timeless.
Turn to Nature
Dr. Vaughan-Lee says, “As you become closer to the Earth, your connection to consumerism begins to fade.” This is my experience, and it’s also true for one’s connection to cultural definitions (which are, in fact, tied to consumerism) for age and beauty and relevance as middle-aged women. I’m growing into something deeper now, and you are too.
Welcome Second Spring
Instinctively, I found myself looking for examples of women ages 50+ who were cutting new paths.
Queens Don’t Bow to Culture
Midlife is a time to make way, to clear the path in our imaginations and hearts for the Queen.
Menopause as Initiation
I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately on the topic of midlife for women and I wanted to share a book with you, one that has affirmed many of my own experiences, and aligns with Green Callings’ vision that women bloom in midlife.