Midlife – crisis or growth opportunity?

In this pod cast Jenny reflects a family systems view of the challenges and opportunities of adjustments in the middle years of the life cycle.

Even if you are not in this stage of life it may be worthwhile to reflect on : How did your parents respond to this life stage? Is anyone in your important relationship network grappling with midlife issues?

‘Is there really such a thing as a midlife crisis? Why is it that some seem comfortable to accept that their youth is behind them while others seem to experience their ageing as a catastrophe?

Midlife is a bit like the half-time break in a football game: it provides the opportunity to step back and look at how you are playing the game and whether some adjustments in approach can to be made.’ From Growing Yourself Up 2017 p 189 & 194.

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