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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 …

Are You At Risk for Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease has an infamous reputation for sneaking up on us with very little warning. Twenty-six million American adults have kidney disease and most of them don’t know it. In its early stages, the disease has no symptoms. I was fortunate enough to get my kidney disease diagnosed early, which is the first step in …

Tips for Exploring Your Sexuality at Midlife and Beyond

When it comes to aging and sex, aware of it or not, like it or not, we have become our own pioneers. While some of us look into the mirror and see a facsimile of our parents or grandparents, others look quite different from those generations before us. Maybe because of ever increasing cosmetic procedures, …

Over 55 and Overqualified: Advice for Older Job Hunters

I recently received this email from a woman named Patricia, age 64 (she asked that I not use her last name): “Who Am I? I ask myself that question every day. I’ve been labeled “long-term unemployed,” “99er” [a 99er is someone whose federal unemployment benefits ran out — after 99 weeks], “couch potato”, etc. I’ve been …


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