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…

All the Blogs for Midlife Women You Should be Reading Now

One of my most popular posts on Midlife Rambler is a quick list of five other Midlife Blogs that I really liked. As I wrote…

AncestryDNA Vs. 23AndMe: I Took 2 DNA Tests So You Can Pick the Right One for …

True confession time: I’ve become kinda a geek about DNA. At first, it was just a way to really understand my heritage. It would seem…

The Gift of the Midlife Crisis

Gen X or Baby Boomer? Feeling dissatisfied with your life? Wondering if there’s something more out there for you? Congratulations! You’re experiencing some of the…

Great Advice on How to Handle Your Upcoming Empty Nest from a Surprising Source

Here’s tons of great advice on what to do in your new empty nest and how to handle your feelings about the future from a very unexpected source – commencement speeches. After all, you’re graduating as a parent, right?

Why Midlife Women Should Get Comfortable with Failure

Who remembers my wildly successful weight loss challenge from 2015? You know, the one where I tried out a different weight loss plan each week…

How to Keep Things Hygge Even in Spring

You can still keep the hygge spirit of cozy comfort alive during the spring. Here are some ways to make your life hyggelig as the weather warms up and the days lengthen.

This Simple Phrase Can Help You Practice More Self-Compassion

Are you hardest on yourself? I know I am. I realized recently I have a problem treating myself nicely and so I’ve been researching ways…