A lot of people think that after the age of 50, life is pretty much over. Research suggests the opposite. A University of Chicago study found that with age, comes happiness...and the odds of being happy increase 5% with every ten years of age.
The so-called crisis that people feel in midlife may also be a myth. Most people in midlife don't experience a full-blown, stereo-typical crisis but some of us do feel our energy and creativity slowing down. Why is that? Are we doomed to slowly fade out as we age? Again, research suggests this isn't necessarily the case. People who feel they have a purpose have more energy and generally live longer.
So, if you're feeling drained, dissatisfied, or general malaise, it may be because you need a sense of purpose. And midlife is the perfect time to start something new. Here are a few reasons that will give you a boost to start something new:
The perfect time to start something new is now. Here's to brand new adventures!