Ready to turn your Midlife Crisis into your Midlife Transformation? Kimberly Samson discusses all things Midlife to help you design your next best chapter and THRIVE. Midlife Crisis is real. Drawing on her corporate career in finance and banking, her years as a stay at home mom and finally as an entrepreneur over 40 something, Kimberly gives you tools and strategies to ditch the crisis and live large in the second half. During special segments title Re•Invented, Kimberly interviews inspiring women who have changed course after 40 proving it's never too late to start something new.
Thoughts On A Midlife Divorce (yes, THAT one)
This week's episode was supposed to be about the #1 Midlife Marriage Myth. And we get there. But not before discussing news of a very high profile divorce after 27 years of marriage. Yes, THAT one.
RE•INVENTED: Jennifer Levinson, Inventor
Jennifer Levinson, founder of Jen's List, is innovating again. This time it's with the Sofa Stud. Hear about her incredible new product; every couch needs one. But it took us a while to get there because Jen has a fascinating story. You'll recognize lots of common themes in Jen's arc from mom to midlife entrepreneur.
The Brainshape Podcast: My guest interview
A few weeks ago, Kimberly was asked to join Dr. Andrea Wilkinson on The Brainshape Podcast. Dr. Wilkinson has a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Cognitive Aging. She has been studying brain fitness and cognitive maintenance for over 15 years. She co-founded BrainShape™ in 2014 - an online community for adults who want to enhance their mental & physical vibrancy as they age.
What Kimberly teaches you in practice, Andrea backs up with science.
Sticking Up For Yourself
Kimberly had a little, let's say "scuffle" at the little league park. You'll want to hear what happened and how Kimberly uses it to point out how and why our preprogramming stops us from sticking up for ourselves.
Midlife is the time to find your voice. Kimberly empowers you to stop walking away wishing you would have said something but also points out the best way to be sure you're heard.
When our parents start facing the challenges of getting older, we rise to the occasion. But in what form will that assistance take place, what are the financial concerns and how will your life be impacted?
A lot of the information out there right now may be geared to our age group but it’s as if your mother is whispering in the ear of the author. All the advice seemingly geared to you is really in the interest of your parents. Instead, Kimberly takes a fresh, and honest, and yeah maybe even selfish look at the stresses caring for aging parents places on us in Midlife. Don’t send a link of this episode to your mother.
Sorry for the vague episode title today but I had to be kind of cagey today to get you to stop by and listen because I was afraid if I laid it all out there, your initial response would have been “NOPE!” For your sake and the sake of future, wildly happy, thoroughly fulfilled you, listen with an open mind, but more importantly with an open heart.
I needed this.
It’s like Kimberly can peer into the dark recesses of my head with her flashlight. She shines the light on the questions that I’m pretending aren’t there. The ones that bubble up every time I smash them down. The ones that need answers, as much as I deny it. I needed this!
I am grateful for her practical approach, her humor, and the well-placed cuss words that drive the point home. She normalizes the midlife... and she makes a wonderful walking companion. ❤️
The five stages of a long-term marriage
Boom, You stated it in the podcast exactly how it was for me. We are really working on reconnecting after 32 years together, 28 married. Our relationship is better than ever but we spent too much time floundering and passively aggressively frustrated. Glad to know I wasn’t alone.💗💗💗
Do yourself a favor and listen
Kimberly’s wit and straight talk are a must for all us lady’s muddling through the midlife!