Jan Moore is a Midlife Reinvention Coach who helps women enjoy more Travel, Adventure and Creativity. After 20+ years as a Career Counsellor and Workshop Facilitator, Jan transitioned into self-employment when she wrote the book Work On Your Own Terms in Midlife and Beyond. Please visit her site http://www.workonyourownterms.com

Latest Posts By Jan Moore

1 month ago

Midlife Is the Time to Discover What’s Really Important

I wonder if you’re noticing the same trends I’m seeing about how people now view work. I’m seeing a changing definition of success. When I started working in the 70s, success seemed to be defined as how quickly you could climb…

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3 months ago

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60

What I remember best about my friend is her playfulness. She was one of the few adults in my circle who really knew how to play. She enjoyed a long, fulfilling life despite many hardships along the way. I’ll always remember her joy and laughter…

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6 months ago

Our Internal Tug-Of-War: Feeling Invisible, Yet Afraid to Be Seen After 60

I’ve noticed women often have a love-hate relationship with visibility. We long to be seen and heard while also being afraid of it. We seem ambivalent about how we regard those who stand out and this extends to ourselves as well…

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7 months ago

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife

Expressing our creativity becomes more common in midlife as we begin to exchange more stuff for deeper experiences. We finally have the time to pursue a creative project. Creative expression can be a path of self-discovery that provides…

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1 year ago

Six Degrees of Separation Is Now Extinct

Staying six feet apart from friends and relatives has given a whole new meaning to the term “six degrees of separation,” popularized in connection with actor Kevin Bacon. It suggested that any actor could be connected with Bacon…

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1 year ago

Uplift Your Spirit and Sing Your Way to Health and Joy in the Years Beyond 60

I think many of us harbor a secret dream about singing onstage with a rock band. I had this dream fulfilled last week when my choir director, Leah Hokanson, gave us the opportunity to sing with her backup band…

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1 year ago

How Creativity Helped This Amazing Woman to Move from Illness to Wellness

Guests who stay at La Belle Vie B & B and Wellness Studio often say they never want to leave. I’m not surprised after chatting with their hostess, Josée Velsen, who exudes warmth…

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2 years ago

Embrace Your Quirks and Have More Fun After 60

Many years ago, someone told me, “If you don’t think other people are weird, it just means you don’t know them very well.” We all have our own little idiosyncrasies. They’re what make us unique. Read More

2 years ago

The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad

Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad. Read More

2 years ago

The 5 Stages of Dealing with Unexpected Life Events After 60

This is a crazy time of life – with so many friends and family members with health issues. In my small community of 4,300, we lost 50 friends and neighbours last year. We also said goodbye to our 15-year-old dog…

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