Tinka Markham Piper is the epitome of someone who has combined experience with possibility, especially in the business she created nine years ago. Taking her skills from her previous careers and following her passion for home transformation, Tinka became what she calls a "chaos counselor."
In her mid-forties Marina Dempster, a self-employed visual artist, mentor, and photographer felt like she was constantly busy but not seeing the results of all her efforts. She had dealt with some major losses and upsets and was ready to fall back in love with her life and work.
At 53, Lynn Borton had dodged cancer, written the last tuition check, mourned friends gone too soon and decided the universe was trying to tell her something. "Life is short, it seemed to be saying. You’ve put off a lot until later. What if later is now?"
From practicing law to impressionist painter, Nadia Lassman talks about doing what she loves, being mindful of giving time to what's most important, and her advice for people who also want to make a career shift after 40.
At 59, Susan Feldman feels her life is at the peak both career-wise and personally. She is happier than she has ever been in her life. A busy entrepreneur who has built a business on word of mouth, she has worked out a work-life balance that fulfills her and created the space and time to enjoy her life while growing her business.
In her mid-forties, she turned her personal and professional lives upside down in search of fulfillment. And, in her fifties, she went after a lifelong dream and achieved it. Read more about Ombretta and be inspired by her words of advice for others interested in redesigning midlife.
Midlife gets a bad rap with its connection to crises and stray chin hairs.But what is also true is the middle can be an incredible time of life.By the time we reach our 40s and 50s, we’ve put hours and hours into building our lives. If we haven’t quite gotten to the top of the mountain then we’re at least experts on the climb. And we look around and realize that all our choices have brought us to this point.