How To Grow Balls – I Mean WINGS – At Midlife!

One of the biggest barriers to making change in our life is fear. That means that we stick in dysfunctional jobs because we’re afraid we can’t afford to change or we’re afraid no one will hire us. It means that we put up with garbage relationships because we’re afraid to be alone or we’re afraid […]

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Ana Forrest

Fierce At Midlife: A Conversation With Ana Forrest 2

Ana Forrest is a yoga teacher for the modern world. She’s developed a form of the ancient art that weaves types we’re familiar with such as Ashtanga or Iyengar but there’s a difference. She infuses them with ancient medicine practices to address the very real and often confronting aspects of our everyday lives Click to […]


Is Now The Time To Take Care Of Unfinished Business? 4

Most of us have cottoned on to the fact that there’s pretty much no end to “to-do” lists. Yep, we can maybe power through a good chunk, but low and behold, it no sooner fills back up. And let’s face it, if we can’t get to the bottom of a list on actual old timey […]

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How wealthy are you at midlife?

How Much Are You Worth At Midlife? 4

If you’re over 40, there’s a good chance that you’ve been brought up with a scarcity mentality. Not sure what I’m talking about? Well here are a couple examples starting with the obvious one, money. You’ve probably got a scarcity mentality if this line of thought runs on heavy rotation: “I don’t have enough money” […]


No Notes, No Plan – Just You And Me

Sometimes the best laid plans should completely go out the window. That’s the way I was feeling for this week’s podcast. I did it on the fly after I finished a little bit of shopping in my local hood. The air was clean and crisp, the sky was blue and i just imagined that you […]

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Lessons from Ex Hairdresser

Things My Ex-Hairdresser Taught Me About Growing Gray Hair

You know those times when all of a sudden you run into someone who you really don’t want to see? And to be fair, chances are pretty good the feeling is mutual? Well this happened to me the other day and it actually ended up being a very good thing.   Click to watch the […]


How To Find Friends At Midlife 4

Midlife can be a bittersweet time when it comes to our BFF’s. Just like how a favorite outfit from the 1990’s that’s been tucked away in the back of your closet might not look as sweeeeeeet now, friendships also don’t necessarily stand the test of time. Why? Well, there’s a few reasons – career transitions, […]

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My midlife morning ritual

What Is Your Morning Ritual?

My alarm’s set for 5:30 am but me nooooooo likey the jarring sound of waking up that way, even to the gentle “harp” setting I use. Thankfully,  my internal clock is pretty reliable and “chimes in” a good five minutes before the real one is set to go off. Still in bed, I think about […]


Tips For Thriving During The Holidays

Now is the perfect time to put together a strategy that will help you THRIVE during the holidays. Regardless of whether you’ll be traveling, have guests coming, or honestly want to avoid the whole season all together (and for some this is a reality) – have no fear! In this podcast I share 6 cool […]

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Stop Being Dysfunctional with Money

Creating New (and functional) Holiday Traditions: Money

When I first moved to Australia in the mid 80’s, I learned very quickly that traditions really need to change with circumstances. One perfect example of this was the period between Thanksgiving to New Years Day. I had grown up in the Northern Hemisphere with a winter backdrop against the holidays. We wore sweaters and […]