How to Get to Know Yourself Again Once the Kids are Grown

The kids are grown and the house is quiet. You’re finally free to focus on yourself and what makes you happy. There’s just one catch:…

What a Midlife Crisis Feels Like and How to Survive Yours

When we think of a midlife crisis, we tend to think of the ones we see in the movies: the man who trades in his…

How to Make the Most Effective Vision Board Ever! Plus a Free Planner with Printables

Free Vision Board Planner AND Free Printables for Your Vision Board! I make a vision board every year and I’m in the middle of making…

10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

I recently read the book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain…

Why Choosing a Word of the Year is Better than New Year’s Resolutions and …

I stopped making resolutions and started picking a “word of the year” a few years ago. Last year’s word was hygge and I’m pleased to…

Over 25 Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday

The holidays are a joyous time, offering a chance to reconnect with friends and family. But they can also be stressful. You may feel pressure…

The Benefits of Learning Your Strengths in Midlife

I’ve featured the wisdom of my friend and fellow blogger, Vikki Nicometo, here on Midlife Rambler before, and I always enjoy hearing what she has…

This is Why Focusing on Your Needs isn’t Selfish

Here’s an unpopular opinion for you: I hated the book Eat, Pray, Love. I first read it in 2007, like every other woman my age…