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10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

10 Things Happy Empty Nesters Don’t Do

You’re not doomed to suffer from empty nest syndrome! You might hear tons of ideas about what to do to be happy in your empty nest, but there are some…

This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

I wrote earlier about how we midlife women are often so busy taking care of the other people in our lives that we often don’t even see the signs when we are…

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

These natural remedies for menopause symptoms really work according to real women who have tried and recommended them. See what real women have to say about how effective remedies like…

Beauty & Style

Five Things I’m Buying for Myself on Black Friday

Five Things I’m Buying for Myself on Black Friday

So, it turns out that the one thing for me that doesn’t have to change this Thanksgiving Holiday is how…

Ten Holiday Outfits You’ll Love No Matter What You’re Planning for the 2020 Holiday

Ten Holiday Outfits You’ll Love No Matter What You’re Planning for the 2020 Holiday

One of these holiday outfits will be right for you for the 2020 holidays whether you’re staying home, meeting up…

25 Women Going Gray Gracefully Who Will Inspire You to Quit Dying Your Hair

25 Women Going Gray Gracefully Who Will Inspire You to Quit Dying Your Hair

Thinking of going gray? These women are sharing their journey with growing in their gray and growing out their hair…

How to Take a Good Selfie Over 40

How to Take a Good Selfie Over 40

Follow these tips to learn how to take a good selfie and you’ll never have to post another picture of…

10 Stylish and Comfy Summer Clothes I’m Adding to My Wardrobe Right Now

10 Stylish and Comfy Summer Clothes I’m Adding to My Wardrobe Right Now

If you read my newsletter, you’ll know that I’ve declared this summer to be “elastic waistband summer” to indicate my…

My Honest Review of Amazon Personal Shopper

My Honest Review of Amazon Personal Shopper

My honest review of Amazon Personal Shopper – Amazon’s new personal styling service designed to compete with styling services like…

Home Life

Is Your Wine Aging You?

Is Your Wine Aging You?

I know so many women like myself who suddenly can no longer tolerate a glass of wine in the evening…

10 Things You Must Do with Your Teen the Last Summer Before College

10 Things You Must Do with Your Teen the Last Summer Before College

Summer is almost here! If this is the last summer with your teen at home before they start college as…

20 Creative Small Home Office Ideas

20 Creative Small Home Office Ideas

2020 was the year that many people suddenly realized they need a space for a home office. Even before COVID,…

25 Easy Valentine’s Dinner Ideas Perfect for an At Home Date

25 Easy Valentine’s Dinner Ideas Perfect for an At Home Date

Spending Valentine’s Day at Home this year? These easy Valentine’s Dinner Ideas will get a special, romantic dinner on the…

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I have a slight obsession with the…

Gift Guide 2020: The Best Christmas Gifts for College Students

Gift Guide 2020: The Best Christmas Gifts for College Students

Looking for the best Christmas Gifts for a college student? This guide has been updated for 2020 and has the…

Health & Wellness

Real Talk About Menopause

Real Talk About Menopause

Let’s have some real talk about menopause.  Too many of us (including myself) don’t fully understand what’s happening when we’re…

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

How to Lose Weight after Menopause: Why You Gain Weight and How You Can Lose It

This is the fourth post in the Midlife Rambler Real Talk about Menopause series. Too many of us (including myself) don’t fully…

Why Having a Purpose in Life May Protect You From Alzheimer’s

Why Having a Purpose in Life May Protect You From Alzheimer’s

Recent studies have shown that having a strong purpose in life can prevent cognitive decline even in people whose brains…

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

10 Natural Remedies for Menopause Symptoms that Really Work According to Real Women

These natural remedies for menopause symptoms really work according to real women who have tried and recommended them. See what…

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Your Complete Guide to the Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause

Are you experiencing signs of menopause or perimenopause, such as hot flashes, weight gain or mood swings? It turns out…

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

What Happens During Menopause and Perimenopause with Your Hormones

If you understand what happens during menopause and perimenopause with your hormones, you’ll understand better how to relieve your symptoms.…

Your Best Self

15 Tips to More Easily Form New Habits

15 Tips to More Easily Form New Habits

I’ve been obsessed with habits lately, mostly because I went through a long period in 2020, having a hard time…

What to Do When You Think “I Want to be Happy Again”

What to Do When You Think “I Want to be Happy Again”

I want to be happy again. I hear that so often from women with an empty nest. They feel lost…

Everything You Need to Create Your Most Amazing Year Yet

Everything You Need to Create Your Most Amazing Year Yet

I’ve presented several tools for planning your life, getting more organized, and just generally maximizing your life on Midlife Rambler.…

Gift Guide 2020: 25 Hygge Gifts to Cozy Up with Christmas 2020

Gift Guide 2020: 25 Hygge Gifts to Cozy Up with Christmas 2020

My theme for this Holiday Season is Hygge Everything! Hygge is the Danish concept of coziness and comfortable conviviality and we…

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

The Gratitude Letter: A Simple Gratitude Exercise with a Big Impact

Looking for a gratitude exercise that makes a big impact? Write a gratitude letter to someone you appreciate letting them…

15 Ted Talks for Women Over 40 You Have to See

15 Ted Talks for Women Over 40 You Have to See

If you’re a woman over 40, these Ted Talks are perfect for you. They’ll teach you how to handle stress…

Travel

Biking the Atlanta Beltine

Biking the Atlanta Beltine

A few years ago I told a friend that Atlanta was a great place to live, but I wouldn’t want…

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This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

This Self-Care Checklist will Keep You from Burning Out

I wrote earlier about how we midlife women are often so busy taking care of the other people in our lives that we often don’t even see the signs when we are…

25 Halloween Trees that Will Convince You to Put Your Christmas Tree Up Today

25 Halloween Trees that Will Convince You to Put Your Christmas Tree Up Today

I was browsing Instagram the other day and came across a hashtag that Blew. My. Mind. #halloweentrees. I was intrigued immediately. Are Halloween Trees really a thing? I knew instantly I…

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

12 Cozy Ways to Celebrate a Very Hygge Christmas

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I have a slight obsession with the Danish concept of hygge, which I loosely define as a…

150+ Questions for Couples That Will Make You Fall in Love All Over Again

150+ Questions for Couples That Will Make You Fall in Love All Over Again

A few years ago, the New York Times published an article called To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This. Apparently, the best way to make anyone fall in love with you…