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Welcome to the Mastering Midlife Podcast where we explore life at it’s most stressful and most productive.  We will be featuring conversations with experts in the field of Mental Health, Executive Leadership, Business, Health, Exercise, Nutrition, Sex, and Relationship.  Midlife is a powerful time, and together we will learn to “thrive when the world asks the most of us.”

Jul 31, 2020



I’ve been working really hard the past few months… I decided to buy my business a new piece of equipment. It didn’t work out as planned. And I was pissed, and childish and resentful.


After a few days of not the best attitude, I did the work I know to do. I decided to confront my inner child on why I was such a bad sport. And the results were fascinating.

"Being adult, emotionally intelligent, professional, is not predicated on how I feel.” - Mark Silverman


Today on Mastering Midlife:


  • I did the research, asked the experts and still bought the wrong camera for my business
  • I resented all the people who gave me the “wrong input”, and I didn’t like the solutions
  • I couldn’t get past my emotional challenges surrounding coming up with a solution
  • I did the work… I took responsibility (finally)
  • Once I did the work, the solution easily appeared
  • Even a teacher of EI gets caught in the mud



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