Divorce changed everything. I’ve gotten more courageous with some things and more afraid of others. I’ve taken on many new challenges and choose not to take on others. It’s brought out the best in me and has also hidden some of the best in me. Over the past few years, I’ve spent a lot of […]
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Take a journey with me as I share through complete authenticity and with vulnerability my fear of driving alone after my divorce. I hope you will appreciate how I overcome fears and the “storytelling” that happens after rejection. Welcome to Midlife Monarch the podcast, episode three. I’m storytelling in this podcast talking about being in […]
To most people, the midlife crisis seems a little comic. They picture a balding 40-something, squeezing into his leather jacket and flirting with a teenage waitress. Indeed, stand-ups have based entire shows around the humiliations of middle-age. But this is misleading. In reality, the midlife crisis is no joke. In some cases, it can even be fatal.
One day last year I got a message from a guy and he said, “hey, this is going to sound strange, but I’m adopted and you are popping up as my cousin and you’re the first person I’ve ever known that’s my blood relative (other than my son) and I don’t have any questions for you.
Hi, it’s Lori Ballen, also known as midlife monarch and this is the first episode of Midlife monarch podcast. My goal is to bring real life talks to really both men and women. I’m hoping that I have permission to share with you guys honestly, openly and just shoot from the hip.
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Mascara adorned lashes is a daily must for many, but finding the right mascara to fit in with your vegan-friendly lifestyle can sometimes prove to be difficult. Here we have a list of the top five tried and tested mascaras that not only look amazing, but they are also suitable for the vegans.
The 2 year anniversary, however, does have me thinking about time. It’s actually been 2 years and 7 months since I moved into my own apartment. I have been thinking about what that time looked like, and how I felt.
It’s been said that having fresh flowers around the house reduces stress and increases joy. I’d have to agree. After my divorce, I did everything I could to reduce stress and increase peace and joy. So I began sending myself flowers. 2 years later and I’m still doing it. Check out these flower subscription companies and get your flowers of the month delivered to your doorstep.