5 reasons why you should pursue your dream

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 We may have held a life's dream closely, believing it will never happen to us, the idea is stupid, we're too old now to pursue it, ______ (fill in the blank). We as midlife women can so easily self-censor, for a variety of reason. 

But when it comes to pursuing your life's dream, your calling, is very unwise to self-censor.  Here are just 5 reasons (there are many more) why it's important to pursue your life's dream. 

When you pursue your life's dream:  

  1. The very essence of yourself is expressed, as your life's dream at the core of who you are. To deny that dream is to deny yourself. 
  2. You may inspire someone to follow theirs, changing their life in the process. 
  3. You will become more content, engaged, even joyous
  4. You will be giving to the world something no one else can give:  your uniqueness.
  5. You will be challenged, stretched and do things you never thought you could, making you an even more interesting human...
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5 things you can do today to spark your life's dream  

dreams life's dream midlife Oct 21, 2020

2 minute read

So often we midlife women put ourselves and our needs on hold while we race to support everyone else. Over time, our dreams get lost. We may not even know who we are.

But if we stop for a moment and attune ourselves to ourselves, we can find those buried hopes and dreams just waiting to burst forth. Here are 5 simple ways you can begin, today, to begin the quest for your dream. 

  1. Start a journal Getting our thoughts out and on paper clarifies our thoughts, helps stimulate other ideas and serves as a record of important issues like documenting our thoughts on our life's dream.
  2. Carve out one uninterrupted hour to brainstorm answering the question:  "If money were no object, what would I be doing now?" Let yourself go; every thought is welcome. Remember, you're brainstorming.
  3. Look for inspirational quotes on following your dream. Copy them into in a Google doc, Evernote or OneNote file or in your journal
  4. Carve out one uninterrupted hour to recall events and...
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12 Women who achieved success after age 40 -- and beyond.

after 40 success women Oct 16, 2020

3 minute read 

Betty White

Achieved iconic success at age 51 when she joined the Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1973 

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Published her first "Little House on the Prairie" book in 1932 when she was age 65 

Martha Stewart

Achieved real success at age 41 when she published her first book, Entertaining. 

Vera Wang

Her wedding in 1989 at age 40 was the beginning of her success when she decided she wanted to become a designer, opening her first bridal boutique the following year.

 Nina Zagat

Along with her husband, Tim, when they both turned 42, they gave up their legal careers to write their first restaurant guides. Their company is part of Google now.

 Robin Chase

At age 40 in 2000, Robin was taking some time off work to be with her children when she and her friend, Antje Danielson, came up with the car-sharing company, Zip Car.

 Julia Child

Julia didn’t publish her first cookbook until age 39; then, at age 51, she made her...

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Success, failure & courage in midlife

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To succeed in midlife, it takes courage. To begin your journey to a more successful midlife, be sure to click the "Push to Start" button on this page.

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VIDEO: In midlife, success is a journey

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If you were inspired by this quote to begin your own midlife journey to your next, best life, then please share it.

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Words of Assurance, Comfort, and Peace for Midlife

fear god values Oct 07, 2020

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Words of Assurance, Comfort, and Peace

Especially in trying times like these, with the world thrown into turmoil, upending our daily lives, we seek assurance. We seek comfort. And we seek peace. Not from the natural, as the once-reliable no longer is. But from the Supernatural, the Eternal, the True. And such a source of assurance, comfort, and peace is found in God’s holy, eternal, and true Word, the Bible.

So now I will share these truths from God’s Word with you, with the confidence that they will provide you assurance, comfort, and peace.

(All Bible passages are from the New International Version, unless otherwise noted.)

 Assurance

 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.”  (Psalm 46:1-3)

“Jesus Christ is the...

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VIDEO: Seven helpful (and hopeful) tips to thrive during tough times

fear Oct 07, 2020
 

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Life can be tough. Especially these days. With fear and uncertainty swirling around, it's no wonder we're stressed. But continual stress is taxing at best and debilitating at worst. So how do you deal with exceptional stress? In this video, I provide 7 practical tips to do just that.

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Calm in your midlife storm

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020
 

Sometimes during midlife transformation, it can feel as though you're going through a storm. Just how can you maintain calm when this happens? Watch this brief video to find out.

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3 simple steps to uncover your passion

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2020

 Midlife Transformation is a time to re-discover your passion, to tap into who you really are. If you'd like help in navigating through this amazing life journey called Midlife Transformation, then I invite you to explore some additional resources.

 

 

 

 

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VIDEO: Conquering the Fear Factor

fear Apr 06, 2020
 

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Fear and being fearful is a natural state of humankind. But that doesn't mean you have to accept it. You can conquer it. In this brief video, I'll reveal how.

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