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Imagine what life would be like if you could proactively manage the road blocks getting in the way of your personal version of success and happiness. I am yet to meet someone who had a life without obstacles getting in...
The self-help book sections, online and in-store, are of course teaming with all manner of glossy tomes purporting to hold the secrets to fabulous wealth and adulation. But how many are actually speaking to us, the middle-aged reader who has...
Every year, around this time, thousands of Australians ask themselves the same question: is this the year to finally make a sea-change? With memories of those long, lazy, fun-filled hours on holiday fading fast as they brave the commuter crush,...
Melbourne media executive Garth McBride* admits that it was his ex-wife who dragged him along to his first Botox treatment at 45. Six years later, newly single and back on the job market for the first time in 17 years,...
Have you ever said to yourself ‘I’ve had enough, I’ve tried this many times and failed' or ‘I’ve used up all my chances' or 'I have nothing left' or 'I’m done’? Well, welcome to the human race. Anyone with a pulse would...
Self-care is about respecting yourself enough to invest the time consistently to learn how to replenish your whole being. Effective self-care strategies position you for sustainable and holistic health. We need to be tuned in and ready to learn about...
As with any bias it is both conscious and unconscious - be it age, gender, race, religion, sexuality, education, career background, industry sector, location, or appearance.  But the crazy thing about ageism bias is that everyone will grow older. So...
The job search world has changed if you are 50 or over. Once upon a time you could buy the daily broadsheet newspaper (from the newsagent or paperboy…remember them?), go to the employment section, circle suitable jobs with your...
The year 1985 is remembered for Back to the Future with Michael J. Fox, the recording of We are the World and the launch of Neighbours. It’s also the year I created my first resume. If you are still using your...
If anyone knows how to pick himself up off the cubicle canvas it’s former Hollywood executive John Tarnoff. The author of new book Boomer Reinvention: How To Create Your Dream Career Over 50 admits he’s been fired 39 percent of...