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Midlife - why label it a crisis?

Is Midlife Crisis an Accurate Label?

Look up midlife in any search engine and the top 10 or more results say Midlife Crisis. Why is that, when all the midlifers like myself are happy, secure and leading productive, full lives? 1,900 more words


Protest the future, redeem the present

In ‘Midlife: A philosophical guide’ MIT professor Kieran Setiya seeks answers to the doubts and fears of his own mid-30s from philosophy. He teases apart the reasons that so many people struggle with this stage of life, and how to start shifting your thinking so that it doesn’t overwhelm you. 597 more words


As a Forty Plusser I must say that I have met some very draining persons in my lifetime. O my word!

BUT Here’s the thing… 675 more words


What do you dream about?

This time I’m talking about actual nighttime dreams (rather than life hopes). Sadly, mine are often as much of a struggle as my life itself. There are a handful that happen on a regular basis, and it’s not too tough to figure out why I have them: 491 more words

What It Feels Like To Turn 30

Welcome. Welcome.

What started off as my yearly, private-journal-birthday-entry, has now made it to the web. I started this year planning to be more consistent with my entries, and when I opened my document, I was not surprised (and yet, super disappointed) to see it only contained two entries from January. 460 more words


Quarantine birthday

Optimistically or rather more unrealistically
If I were to live a 100 years
Then, a few days ago I finished 1/4th of it
25, the age equidistant from 20 and 30… 101 more words

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