Thrive in Midlife

Do Some People Really Have All The Luck? Here’s How To Never Miss Out On Another Opportunity.

I was talking to a couple of colleagues in the wake of a recent corporate restructure. What was interesting was that they both worked in the same department yet one saw the changes as the end of his career, a total gloom and doom situation. The other was much more circumspect, in fact, he was …

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Why Most Of Us Never Find Out What We’re Capable Of. (A lesson from a man who cut off his arm).

It’s April 2003 and Aron Ralston is facing a life or death situation. Hiking in Utah’s Robbers Roost, a hideout used in the days of the wild west, he’s trapped. Between him and freedom is an 800 pound boulder which has crushed his forearm and wedged it in place against the canyon wall. After five …

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How to Snap Out of That Paralyzing Midlife Slump. (Your life really isn’t over after 40).

It’s startling to think that just a century ago human beings rarely lived past forty. Today, however, our life expectancy has nearly doubled and we can expect to live well into our seventies, eighties and beyond. Yet are we really living? The truth is many of us are just going through the motions. By the …

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Is Your Glass Always Half-Empty? Here’s One Tool You Can Use to See The Positive In Any Situation.

You get dumped by your girlfriend and it feels like the end of the world. You lose out on what seems to be the perfect career opportunity and you worry that you’ll never have a chance like that again. Despite your hard work, that end of year bonus doesn’t materialise and you can’t help but …

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How to Overcome Challenges And Succeed in Life – 7 Enduring Lessons From a Great Roman Emperor.

Rome is often called the city of monuments, status symbols some say for the powerful emperors who ruled long ago. And if you ever visit, be sure to explore Piazza Colonna in the heart of the city, there you will find a column dedicated to Marcus Aurelius, one of Rome’s greatest leaders. The column stands …

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