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Midlife Isn't a Crisis, It's a Calling: Uncover Your Passion in Act Two of Life
Episode 2717th October 2023 • Aging with Grace & Style • Valerie Hatcher
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Show Notes:


Valerie discusses the concept of midlife as a calling rather than a crisis in this episode of Five to Thrive. She shares personal stories of individuals who have embraced their midlife calling and offers actionable steps to shift from crisis to calling. Valerie emphasizes the importance of reflection, embracing change, surrounding oneself with a supportive community, focusing on what matters, and staying curious. She encourages listeners to see midlife as an opportunity for personal growth and fulfillment.


00:00 Introduction and overview of the episode topic

00:58 Midlife is a time for transformation and reflection

03:43 Midlife as a time of renewal and personal growth

05:43 Shifting the perspective from crisis to calling

09:33 Examples of individuals embracing their midlife calling

12:48 Actionable steps to shift from crisis to calling

15:36 Answering a listener's question about discovering midlife calling

17:01 Conclusion and encouragement to embrace change fearlessly

17:01 Midlife as a calling, not a crisis

17:35 Subscribe, rate, review, and stay connected on social media

17:35 Aging with grace, style, and a touch of sass

Key Takeaways:

  • Midlife is an opportunity for transformation and personal growth.
  • Reflection and evaluation of choices can lead to a rediscovery of purpose.
  • Midlife is a time to redefine success on one's own terms.
  • Surrounding oneself with a supportive community is crucial for growth.
  • Staying curious and open to new possibilities is essential for personal development.

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