Category: midlife career transition
What does a 21st-century “Midlife Crisis” look like?
The article I’ve copied below is from 2019, but its truths do not seem outdated — so I thought I would share. As Ms. Williams notes — citing a prominent expert — because we’ve made such a cliche of midlife: “The period between adolescence and old age has been so disregarded by researchers… that the…
Is The Fabelmans actually a Midlife story?
First, go see Steven Spielberg’s new movie. It’s a beautiful movie. Spoiler alert — scenes are discussed below LOL The movie is about so many things. Clearly it is a coming of age story: A story about youth, its cruelties, including antisemitism; coming to understand one’s family, one’s parents as real and complicated adults; nascent…
Conversation with Midlife Mentor Helene Stelian
I hope you will check out this conversation my sister — Paula Brand — and I had with the wonderful midlife mentor Helene Stelian. Paula and I both published books the same day! They seem so different: Paula’s book is a fantastic guide to help women through midlife career transition; mine a two-book romance novel…