Most people slide right into midlife, out of breath from exertion. Up until then, it is all about achieve. What can I do, build, and achieve? Then, something shifts. It is about believe. What do I believe? What’s important? What will I leave as my legacy?
And that is the heart of a midlife crisis. Meaning becomes a dominant theme, often covered up by the fumblings of someone not used to that question.
Many people at midlife feel a yearning, but they can’t quite identify what they are yearning for. That yearning is the deeper call of meaning.
I cover the Heart of a Midlife Crisis in this week’s podcast.
MID LIFE TRANSFORMATION SERIES
4 Myths of A Mid Life Crisis