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What You Can Expect in Midlife and Beyond.
Deborah Heiser Ph.D.
Have you ever thought about changing jobs? Starting out on your own? Midlife is a great time to pivot! Joseph Marney tells about his experience with a midlife pivot at 40.
George Vaillant's research on guardianship shows the value of securing and protecting knowledge so it can be disseminated to the next generation.
Do you think you are too old to have a mentor? Not so. We all need mentors at any age. We can mentor while being a mentee.
Discover some key reasons we don't ask for help, and learn how to reframe your thinking so you can start asking.
Ditch retirement dread. Embrace the who, what, and why that can lead to the most meaningful, connected years of your life.
Imagine spending the rest of your life following your passion, making an impact on the world, and doing all of this with your partner. It's easier than you think!
Does being civically engaged when young really matter? Focusing outward when we are young can help us become more generative in later life. This just might help us age better!
What is the first thing you think of when someone says "old age"? Most people think of aging as a physical decline, but you'll be surprised to find out aging is anything but!
Doing the things we love most is ultimately all the reward we need.
When is the right time to give back? When you are of a certain age? When you are at the top of your career? You might be surprised to find that we can give back at any age.
Out with the old and in with the older? Stigma isn’t what it used to be. Welcome to a new era where older adults are explicitly accepted and valued.
What is the best time in life to pursue your passion project? The answer might surprise you! What’s your passion project?
Break free from the negative stereotypes of age and take a step toward living a life of positive identity with a bright outlook for the future.
Look to your right. Now look to your left. One or both of the people next to you just might be your mentor—your lateral mentor.
We have an abundance of this precious resource—and we're putting it to use.
Has the meaning in meaningful connection gotten lost? Let’s bring meaning back.
Have you made a New Year’s resolution and broken it? It’s not too late to rethink resolutions and, by making a few key adjustments, how we can get lifelong outcomes from them .
What do you think of when you hear “midlife”? Does midlife crisis come to mind? Three insights turn midlife crisis into midlife fulfillment.
When you think about life after 40, do you picture a glass half full or a glass half empty?
Deborah Heiser holds a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology and specializes in midlife and beyond. She is a TEDx speaker, adjunct professor, coach, author, and Founder of The Mentor Project™.