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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 …

The Joy of Fostering a Senior Dog

Carol Byers already had two dogs when she decided to foster a third. Byers, an active woman in her early 70s, set her sights on an older pet. “Like most seniors, I’ve experienced loss and know how important quality of life is,” she says. “To give a senior dog an opportunity to live out life …

Living with Mom and Dad: A New Normal

The economy is recovering and jobs are more plentiful, so your boomerang twentysomething is moving out, right? Wrong, according to a Pew Research Center analysis released July 29. Based on U.S. Census Bureau data, it shows more Millennials are now living with their parents than during the Great Recession. This is despite higher levels of …

Retiring Early, Retiring Late, Retiring Penniless

It’s not easy to surprise journalists like me who write about retirement. We’re jaded by surveys that repeatedly document how little Americans are saving and how many older workers say they’ll never retire. (Excuse me, one just arrived from But I always come away learning new and — yes — surprising things when I …


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