Midlife Ruminations

Try Something Different Today

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to overlook the small, magical moments that bring true joy and meaning to our existence. Whether it’s the warmth of a sunrise, the laughter shared with loved ones, or the quiet serenity of a starry night, these fleeting instances hold the power to uplift our …

Midlife Health

Is It Healthy To Talk About Unhappiness?

‘Positive Thinking’, ‘Look for the silver lining’ and, ‘stay hopeful’ have become phrases embedded in societal speak and seem to rank alongside the age old ones such as, ‘have a nice day’, or ‘take care’. Happiness and positive one liners and slogans have become phrases trotted out so often whether said by friends and family …

Midlife Challenge

Do Something Different – Kindness

Engaging in something different every day is crucial for personal growth and mental well-being. It stimulates the brain, fosters creativity, and enhances problem-solving skills by exposing us to new experiences and perspectives. This daily variation breaks the monotony, preventing stagnation and boredom, and encourages adaptability and resilience in the face of change. Moreover, trying new …

Midlife Ruminations

Are You a ‘Holier Than Thou’ Boomer?

Am I a Boomer Bore? I think that I have morphed into a ‘holier than thou’ boomer without even realising that I was morphing. My thought process seemed linear to me but, according to my Gen Z daughter, it has plummeted to ‘holier than thou’ levels. Where that level sits on the radometer of genuinely …