Navigating the Midlife Transition

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  •  November 19, 2017
     1:00 pm CST - 3:00 pm CST

CEUs: 2

Instructor: Hélène Tragos Stelian

In midlife, many of us will face an overload of demands coming from our work, children, and aging parents, not to mention our own struggles with relationships, health, and identity. As a result, we will feel a need to examine who we are, where we’ve been, and what we want out of our second half. In this lecture and discussion, we delve into the challenges and opportunities of midlife, and we learn the critical steps we need to take not only to survive but to thrive, in middle age and beyond.

Only a few great thinkers (psychologists Erik Erikson and Carl Jung in particular) gave much credence to the proposition that life’s second half was a fertile period for personal development. This presentation assumes that premise and builds on it.

*This session includes an individual 30-minute follow up session with Hélène.

About the Instructor
Hélène Tragos Stelian is a certified life coach, speaker, and author. She holds a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. As a certified life coach, she helps people who feel stuck or lost take bold steps into a life of renewed meaning and purpose. She leads workshops on many subjects, including purpose, perfectionism, success, and goal-setting.

In her blogs, Purpose Stories and Next Act for Women, she shares inspirational stories of people who have found their life’s calling-and are living it-at any age. She also writes about purpose,  midlife, women, parenting, and college for other sites, including the Huffington Post. Hélène is the author of three books: Moving to College, Finding the Right Colleges for You, and Getting Ready for Baby


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