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A personal story about scratching the midlife itch
It’s the same every year. I ask my husband, Steve, what he’d like for Christmas, and he says: “A Ferrari.”
We laugh and he gets a nice sweater. Sometimes I wonder if his desire for the car stems from life dissatisfaction — the classic crisis that can lead to dubious decisions like running off with the nanny or buying a toupee.

Aging Better With a Little Help From Our Friends

Recalling lessons learned from the experts
In the shallow end of the pool, a mother encourages her toddler to put her head underwater and blow bubbles. “You did it!” the mother crows. “I’m proud of you.” All smiles, the little girl dunks her head again. Our parents teach us to say our names, use a spoon, dress ourselves, cross a street, put our heads underwater.

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8 Ways to Beat Work Distractions and Be More Productive

Like most people, I find it increasingly difficult to focus at work these days. The endless flow of e-mail, text messages and social media plays havoc with my productivity more often than I care to admit. And I’m one of the lucky ones. As a self-employed home-based worker, I don’t have to deal with the …

How to Quit Without a Plan B and Find Happiness

If you’ve been working for more than a few decades, odds are that at least once you’ve been so unhappy you were ready to quit without a new job lined up. In 2012, in her early 40s, Tess Vigeland did just that. Here’s the thing: At the time, Vigeland was the peppy, sassy, supersmart host …

An Unexpected Lesson in Forgiving Myself

A lifetime ago, when I was 11, a 14-year-old boy asked me to dance. The year was 1966. The place: a co-ed sleepaway camp in upstate New York. The boy was a stranger to me and his invitation was hardly magical. Just moments before, I’d seen him scowling at his counselor, who was pointing him …

How Friends Can Make or Break Your Wellness

You know that friend who’s kind of a bad influence? The one who’s great at convincing you to have one more glass of wine or to split the appetizer platter when you know you should opt for the steamed edamame instead? That friend could be having a bigger impact on your health than you think. …

Aging Populations Are Good for the Old and the Young

You can’t escape talk of rising intergenerational conflict between aging boomers and young Millennials. Among the more powerful beliefs in Washington, D.C., is that thanks to Social Security and other old-age programs, boomers will absorb more scarce economic and government resources, starving programs that benefit the young. The tug-of-war extends deep into the workplace, too. …


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