Joanna@JoannaMeriwether.com

Category: mid-life issues

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I totally lied to myself about this

As most of you know, I have toned down my coaching practice and have been working in a corporate job since early this summer. For the most part, I’m enjoying it- I have great co-workers and the work is meaningful. But as I transitioned from a schedule that I built as I pleased into the…
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The One Thing I Want People To Know About Affairs

There is something I see online a lot about affairs and it drive me absolutely crazy. It is the sentiments that follow along this line: “Cheaters are selfish.” “Once a cheater, always a cheater.” “If they wanted to cheat, they should never have gotten married.” Here’s the one thing I want people to know about…
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Don’t Do This for Anyone (But Especially Not Your FF)

I was thinking about what to write this week and came across a social media post where a young woman talked about leaving her lover because he was too small. She wasn’t talking about his package. She was talking about his energy and ability to handle her as a fully-developed (and ever-developing) woman. I think…
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Ten Ways to Use Your Mid-Life Energy for Good

I know mid-life is transitional in many ways, especially when your period starts changing and you realize that life is, in fact, changing. And it’s going to continue to change until we’ve made post-menopause our new normal. But I’m definitely getting to the point in my journey where some days feel a bit chaotic, like…
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