One of the most talked about times in an individual’s life is when the kids are all grown up; moved out and living a life of their own. All these years of taking care of them and coaxing them along, to bring you to this moment of ,‘What’s next? What do I do with myself? What is my life purpose?’
Chances are these thoughts were already percolating in your mind for years. Mine started when the kids went to university, especially the last one.
If you have a spouse, one of 2 things happen: you carry on to fulfill some of your dreams together or you decide to separate to live the life you’ve always dreamed of – alone or with a new love.
This is what some call the mid-life crisis.
For many years we plod along, day in and day out, following a routine where our family and our careers take precedence over our lives, and we forget ourselves. We give too much of ourselves away, and forget to nourish our own dreams and desires.
If you have been paying attention and following your heart, chances are a mid-life crisis may not happen to you because you’ve been living your dreams all along. For those of us that live vicariously through our spouses or children, we wonder why and how we got to this stage and realize that our own transformation can no longer be delayed or denied. We pick up the pieces so we can become whole once again, or maybe even for the first time.
It’s time to take a good, long, hard look at your life; figure out what’s working and what needs changing, and be brave enough to make those changes. Fear is the only thing that steps in our way because we allow it to immobilize ourselves from taking even one step in the right direction, or any direction for that matter. It doesn’t need to be right. It just needs to be.
Make it happen. Make anything and everything you ever wanted – happen. Find yourself; stay true to yourself; and step outside of your comfort zone. Live life to its fullest every single day; every single moment. Now if you want an excuse to buy that red Porsche, a mid-life crisis is as good a reason as any.
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