Figuring out our purpose is one of the chief desires of women in their 40s navigating their Midlife Muck.
We’ve either never found our purpose, or what was once our purpose is no longer serving us. But, as we hit our 40s, we feel a deepening need to discover more meaning in our lives.
It can be challenging to attempt to figure this out at this stage in life. In many ways, it feels like starting over (which isn’t necessarily the case!).
But, in the quest to answer those deep questions that keep us up at night (“Why am I here?”, “What am I leaving behind?”, “What can I do to feel I’m contributing more to life?”) we typically seek something new.
For many, that quest leads to fear, overwhelm, and confusion. We feel stuck, and we don’t know how to get past this to find our purpose and start living it.
What we don’t realize is that in many cases, there’s something within us sabotaging our efforts to find the answers to those questions: our Inner Critic.Read More