Mind Midlife Hacks

10 Ways to Combat the Midlife Covid Slump

10 Ways to Combat the Midlife Covid Slump

This past year and a half has been a doozy. For all of us. While recognizing the impact to some was far more devastating than to others, I'll take a moment to avoid relative privation and focus on a particular kind of difficulty this "stay home; stay safe" mentality...

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7 Ways to Keep Learning in Midlife

7 Ways to Keep Learning in Midlife

The only way I know to be truly fulfilled, is to keep growing and learning. You've heard of "lifelong learners"? That's what I want to be. Here, I'm sharing with you the resources I have personally used and highly recommend. After I graduated from college, I was on my...

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Racism, Hairism, Jerks, and a Simple Solution

Racism, Hairism, Jerks, and a Simple Solution

I'd rather be dead than red in the head. I grew up hating my flaming ginger hair, hearing such brilliant repartee as that above. Once I entered public school, I quickly learned it was the worst possible physical trait, the root of all evil, the spawn of satan....

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5 Ways to Conquer a Midlife Crisis

5 Ways to Conquer a Midlife Crisis

If a midlife crisis is getting you down, don't despair. If it's too late for that advice, then close your eyes, take a deep cleansing breath, and get ready to step forward with faith. You really can make your second half the better half—but it will take some tenacity,...

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How Midyear Goals Help You Succeed in Life

Is it time for your midyear goals checkin? Instead, let me tell you why July goals are better than January goals if you’re trying to create a better life! Never again will I set new year goals that I try to reset in the summer. On July 9th, 2018, I started my midlife...

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What Is a Midlife Crisis?

What Is a Midlife Crisis?

Life in the midst of your 40s, 50s, and 60s is not for the faint of heart. Life changes are happening all around and they can cause a range of emotions. My midlife crisis started in 2018 and I'm doing my best to move forward. How about you? Midlife Crisis Defined If...

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How to Calculate the Death Rate

What is the death rate for Covid-19? Do we know? (Short answer: no, not even close.) Is Covid-19 real? Yes. Is Covid-19 contagious? Yes. Have people died from Covid-19? Yes. https://youtu.be/uv0ie5J2lc0 But none of those topics are the subject of this video. This...

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Homeschool Plan While Schools are Closed

Are your schools on lockdown while coronavirus wreaks it's havoc? You've got this! We’ve been a homeschool family since 1994. Five of our six kids have already graduated and gone on to college and adulthood. Only our baby—who is now 16—remains. He’s technically a...

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