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Facing the (Early) Midlife Opportunity

Facing the (Early) Midlife Opportunity

Emotional baggage comes from stumbling through your late 30s and early 40s in a rolling crisis. Problems with your spouse or mate. Power issues at work and in your relationship. Spiritual searching that masks as restlessness. Physical changes that can lead to being put on drugs that you may or may not end up taking the remainder of your life. Physical changes that come with peri-menopause or menopause for some women. Fear of loss of fertility (men and women). Issues…

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4:55AM

4:55AM

It is coal black and cool. The Sun is only a contemplation now. I have awakened ahead of it. The only human sound is the beating of my heart.

Transcending Pain, Finding Joy at 50

Transcending Pain, Finding Joy at 50

You have made it through your wild 20s, hardworking 30s and challenged-filled 40s. Now you are approaching, just turned 50 or are just on the other side and the bottom has dropped out of life. You wonder at 50 how to handle all that has come to sit in your lap and if you will ever be able to come back from the losses: deaths, serious health issues, financial hits, deep emotional and spiritual crises.