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My Girlfriend Ghosted Me

My Girlfriend Ghosted Me

In midlife, many of us are rethinking our female friendships. This significant life transition—potentially involving new priorities, a geographic move, a change in work or marital or family status,...

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Can We Just Cancel the Holidays?

Can We Just Cancel the Holidays?

I attended a virtual support group recently entitled "Getting Through the Holidays Together!" — I signed up because that's exactly how I feel. I have to "get through" them. In the meeting, I shared...

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I Wish I’d Said Something…

I Wish I’d Said Something…

For most of my life, I have relied on my brain for judgment and decision making. The problem is, there's a lot of noise in my head, and it's not always pleasant. Like my shitty inner critic telling...

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Wow, That’s Genius!

Wow, That’s Genius!

I have just spent one short but glorious week in Copenhagen and Paris with my husband. Both cities hold special places in my heart. Copenhagen because I was born there of a Danish mother and spent...

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My favorite website for clothing finds!

My favorite website for clothing finds!

In my teens and twenties, I used to love spending a leisurely afternoon at the mall. I would go from store to store, browsing the latest fashions, trying on clothing, and purchasing a selection of...

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Road Rage

Road Rage

My husband gets annoyed at cars driving slowly in front of us. Sometimes I do too. But I remind him (and myself): What if this was your elderly mother in that car, unsure of where she's going? Or...

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My Favorite TV Shows

My Favorite TV Shows

If you know me, you know I love TV. There's nothing I like better than cozying up on the couch after a long day of work or play and sinking into a great show. I really do believe we are going...

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Don’t Mind Me…

Don’t Mind Me…

In my last blog, I mentioned that I'd joined a pickleball Meetup in Chicago. Here's what I didn't mention: I had a bad fall. Now I'll admit I'm a bit klutzy but the court has been painted on cracked...

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HeleneTStelian Musing
I’m Hélène Stelian, the Midlife Mentor with a passion for facilitating personal development in women 40+. Through my THRIVE community, I help introspective, curious, action-oriented women 40+ deepen their journeys of self-discovery and growth—and create their next chapter with courage and intention.

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