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From As Time Goes By (Blog) ITEM 1: Everyone knows that insomnia is a common condition of growing old; it just comes with age, like wrinkles. ITEM 2: We also know that the proper and natural way to get a […]

Hint: This isn’t your Grandma’s idea of going through the change. By Amy Capetta, Woman’s Day While it has become a common cliché, some women find themselves facing a challenging (and possibly even eye-opening) period anywhere between their 40s and […]

Mid Life Crisis: What is it? Is it inevitable? Is it even a real phenomenon? Or is it an invention of the media — that is, corporate advertising trying to sell us things we don’t need? (Not only do we […]

David Hume, the Buddha, and a search for the Eastern roots of the Western Enlightenment By Alison Gopnik. Copyright © 2015 by The Atlantic Monthly Group. All Rights Reserved In 2006, I was 50—and I was falling apart. Until then, […]

  Claire*, a 26-year-old professional in an accounting firm is an only child, the daughter of an unmarried mother. Her mother was ‘her mother’ until about 8 months (or more) ago when, out of nowhere, she turned into someone Claire […]

by Kiran Manral We have a much better sense of who we are but perhaps, we’re just that little bit confused about where we’re headed to I had my mid-life crisis circa forty, and that’s around five years before the […]

I have been inundated lately by articles, poems and stories about the so-called “Midlife Crisis.” Clearly it is subject very much on the minds of many, many women.  Mid Life Crisis: What is it? Is it inevitable? Is it even […]

Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. or Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.  Thank goodness there’s a name for this disorder. Somehow I feel better even though I have it! This is how it manifests:  I decide to water my garden. […]

After an inevitable midlife transition period of feeling lost, confused and out of control of Her destiny, the Queen finally takes charge. She steps up to the situations of Her life and takes back the reins of Her power. Or […]

Despite the rude awakenings, the unsettling physical and emotional chaos of midlife and all of its frightful, presumed ramifications, an amazing number of women find this stage to be the most personally fulfilling and satisfying of their lives so far. […]