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!
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.
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!