Today, while searching through midlife videos on YouTube, I found a new channel that intrigued me. The channel is called RedGreenTV and “Red Green” is the star. “Red” is played by Steve Smith. He was the handyman from The Red Green Show which was a Canadian TV comedy that aired from 1991 to 2006. Even … More Do You Know How to Shop for Your Wife? A Midlife Perspective
Today we are going to have a little fun! I took the top five baby names (for men and women) between the years of 1952 and 1977 and turned them into the below fun graphs. Which names were the most popular? The least? And most importantly, is your name on the list? First, let’s start … More The Most Popular Midlife Names in America – Did You Make the List?
I stumbled across this video this morning and it actually made me laugh out loud. Take a moment to enjoy it! How many people do you know who seem to be going through a “midlife crisis”? Once we hit midlife the word “crisis” often seems to hang over our heads. Like the song says, we start … More This Song Will Make You Smile About Midlife Crisis
Somewhat similarly to last week’s tip (Take Stock of Your Gifts & Talents), I have a question to ask you. When was the last time you actually sat down to think of your values? I seriously doubt that anyone in midlife can say that they hold the same values as they did in their 20s, … More Expert Tip #4: Re-Evaluate Your Life
Today I bring you some amusement from the past. Behold, Mid-Life Crisis, the game! Nearly 35 years ago, in 1982, this game graced the board game shelves. Its tagline was “can you survive your mid-life crisis without cracking up, breaking up, or going broke?” The game was produced in California by The Game Works, Inc in … More This Midlife Crisis is Just a Game: Want to Play?
“Witness protection just makes for exciting stories and it’s a really rich sort of place to grab stories from… people starting over completely, saying goodbye to their lives before… it never ends in terms of story opportunities.” -Mary McCormack When we look at our first half of life – what I call “the Front Forty” … More Starting Over: Back Forty Witness Protection
The words “middle age” have been searched on Google over 8,400 times in the past 24 hours in the US. People are asking so many questions, but the overreaching question seems to be “what is middle age?”. As simple as this question seems, it has so many additional meanings. When people ask what middle age … More What Defines Middle Age & How to Empower Your Midlife Experience
I knew within a week that I had made a mistake. I had left a position at the radio station where I worked, to take a position in their sales department. Lured by rumors of high sales commissions, I had rationalized the change by telling myself I could use some sales and business experience, to … More The Gift Inside My Fear
Happy Friday everyone! Today I thought that I would just write a short post about the above quote. “Never waste the opportunity of a good crisis.” – Darrell Gurney Crisis. It’s a word we avoid at all costs. After all, if we are having a crisis then we are in trouble. If we are having … More Never Waste the Opportunity of a GOOD Crisis
In our busy world, apps make everything easier. After all, the phrase “there’s an app for that” wasn’t coined for nothing. Especially when you are in midlife, things can get hectic. Between family and work, sometimes it’s hard to keep everything straight. That’s why I came up with this list. These apps are guaranteed to make … More The Top 12 Apps Everyone in Midlife Needs (+5 Bonus Apps)