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About Barbara Waxman

Barbara Waxman is a gerontologist, leadership coach, speaker and author whose insights are illuminating a crucial stage in our personal and professional lives – Middlescence. On her Facebook page and website https://barbarawaxman.com, Barbara inspires clients and audiences with insights and practical ideas they can put to work for themselves, their families, workplaces and the world.
Latest Posts | By Barbara Waxman
3 Simple Steps to Consciously Curating Your Life After 60
5 months ago

3 Simple Steps to Consciously Curating Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

When was the last time you took inventory of your life? The last time you found a moment in your busy schedule to ask yourself, why is my schedule so busy? Read More

These 3 Books About Midlife Have Arrived Just in Time for the Holidays
10 months ago

These 3 Books About Midlife Have Arrived Just in Time for the Holidays

By  •  Mindset

Increased longevity has created a new life stage in the middle of our lives – not at the end – and I call it Middlescence. Think of it as a second adolescence, but with wisdom, resources and the beauty of not caring so much about what the world thinks! Read More

Celebrating Midlife from the Top of (Not Over!) the Hill
12 months ago

Celebrating Midlife from the Top of (Not Over!) the Hill

By  •  Mindset

You probably don’t know it, but if you are between the ages of about 45 and 65, you’re living atop the proverbial hill. Read More

You Don’t Need a Facelift – But, Your Concept of Midlife Certainly Does!
1 year ago

You Don’t Need a Facelift – But, Your Concept of Midlife Certainly Does!

By  •  Mindset

Once we pass 45 or 50, it often feels like the beginning of a slippery slope towards decline.

Birthday cards telegraph that the best part of life is behind you. Anti-aging products are targeted at you. Articles point out how out of touch you’ve become with some newfangled piece of technology. It’s as though some time bomb went off and suddenly your best choice is retreat or submission.

Forget your facelift. It’s time midlife got a facelift! Read More