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 Living Life to the Fullest after 50!

Welcome to 2nd Act TV! We bring you expert advice and candid talk for women and men living their second act of life. With an eye towards humor, we tackle the “issues of aging” head-on. Let’s make it fun!

We live what we bring you! As the creator of 2nd Act TV, I understand first hand that life after fifty is the beginning of a new era filled with lots of inevitable change. You wake up one morning and realize that you’re “playing the back nine” on an untried course. New opportunities and challenges present that can often leave us feeling timid and alone. Spoiler alert: you are not alone!

Whether we’re talking the prospect of late life divorce, saving a long-term marriage, finding love again in an on-line world, rediscovering sensuality, dealing with sexual dysfunction, navigating menopause without a manual, starting a new fitness program with an ageing body, battling gravity, reinventing our career and halfhearted retirement plans, checking off our bucket list, or confronting our mortality and seeking divine enlightenment to make sense of it all … we’ve been there! And we’re here to talk about it.

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Is Starting a Business after 50 for You? What it Takes to Become an Internet Entrepreneur after 50!

Thinking of starting a business after 50 and becoming an internet entrepreneur? You’re not alone! People between 55 and 64 now comprise the largest group of entrepreneurs in life after 50. And whatever your motivation is for starting a new business after 50, recent studies show that older entrepreneurs are more likely to be successful […]

Feeling Like You’re Not Being Heard? Finding Your Voice and Self-Confidence in Love & Life after 50

Do you feel like you are being heard less and less? We all want to feel like we are being heard and understood in our relationships and life after 50. When it seems like no one is listening, and that we’re not being heard in our love or business life, we’re left feeling frustrated and […]

Struggling with the Decision to Have Children, or Not? Advice from Those Who’ve Been There!

Are you, (or is your adult child), among the growing number of women (and men) today struggling with the decision of whether or not to have children? The childfree conversation has taken on a life of it’s own on 2nd Act, with young women seeking input and advice from those of us who’ve been there! […]

Are You Feeling Less Confident after 50? How Faking Self-Confidence Can Boost Your Self-Esteem!

If you’re over 50 and feel like your self-confidence has taken a hit, you are not alone – especially if you are a woman over 50! One study found that only 15% of women over 50 report having high self-esteem or confidence, (especially when it comes to the opposite sex). While there are endless reasons […]

Childfree Conversations with Silke Schwarzkopf

A few months back, we did several videos on the topic of being childless or childfree after 50. Was it by choice or circumstance? Regrets, no regrets?? While the intended audience was women (and men) of our age, the videos exploded with thousands of views and comments from younger women struggling with this decision. Author […]

Honoring the People Who Served Their Country

In honor of Veterans Day this year, we want to share a collection of stories Next Avenue assembled for last year’s commemoration. Well worth sharing. As the editorial states, the stories are “about veterans, as well as stories of people who love and honor them. Ranging from memories of former soldiers to information about how […]
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