There are so many factors that influence our well-being, at any age......spirituality, sexuality, menopause, fitness, health, finances, relationships and more.
In recent decades renewed attention has been given to the notion of middle age and particularly to women in this age group. Many of us think that this is a welcome development. These women - popularly referred to as ‘baby boomers’ -have capitalised on the major sociocultural changes and transformed meanings and behavioural codes traditionally attached to this age group.
In numerous interviews, in both academic and popular media, the dominant sentiment voiced by middle-aged women is of overall satisfaction - a greater sense of confidence in relationships and a greater sense of authenticity: ‘Now it is totally me.’