Silke Schwarzkopf

One thing that stands out for me is that the power of women over 50 is overlooked. People over the age of 50 control over 60% of the disposable income in the United States. Women continue to outnumber the men in this age group. Yet, less than 5% of the advertising is focused on us. My goal is to help change that and prove that the 2ND Act is the best act of all.

Sexuality after 50: The Shame Nobody Talks About. Putting an End to Shaming Our Body Parts!

When it comes to sexuality after 50, one of the most common shame issues nobody talks about is body part shame, specifically vagina and penis shame. A simple Google search reveals millions of hits focused around “am I normal”. This comes to no surprise! Popular culture and the adult entertainment industry have done a great […]

Hidden Shame after 50: Is Hidden Shame Holding You Back from Living Life to the Fullest after 50?

How do you know if hidden shame is holding you back from living your life to the fullest? Shame is typically hidden deep under layers of thoughts and emotions that pull the life out of us. Paige explains that often, people confuse shame with guilt, and why it is important to understand the difference. If […]

Choosing Childfree: “What’s Wrong?” Putting an End to Judgement about Choosing Not to Have Kids!

If you’re among the growing number of women worldwide, who are choosing to remain childfree, you have likely been asked: “What’s wrong with you?” and felt forced to explain why you don’t want kids. Tanya Williams, author of A Childfree Happily Ever After: Why more women are choosing not to have children, explains that ever […]

Childfree Over 50: Dealing with Unsolicited Advice, Opinions and Judgement about Choosing Childfree

More women than ever are making the choice to be childfree. Whatever their reasons – be it financial, lifestyle, not having maternal instincts – it is clear that many are questioned about their decision and are often given unsolicited advice and opinions that they will change their minds or regret their decision when they are […]

Safe Sex after 50: What We Need to Know about Avoiding and Talking About STDs without Shame!

STDs have become a common reality for modern adults after 50. What do we need to know about contracting STDs, and how do we talk to a new partner about STDs and STIs? We live longer and healthier, divorce later in life, date online, and start new relationships after 50. All of this contributes to […]

Sex after 50: What Women (and Men) Need to Know about Training Your Body to Achieve Vaginal Orgasms!

Have you ever felt dysfunctional as a woman because you have never achieved a vaginal orgasm? You’re not alone. Historically, women (and men) have been misled by the likes of Freud who said that the only mature orgasm was a “vaginal orgasm”. Yet, 70% of women need some kind of clitoral stimulation to have an […]

Reigniting Intimacy after 50: How to Create and Maintain Sizzling Sex after 50!

What is the key to create and maintain hot and sizzling sex after 50, when desire has plunged? According to Sex and Relationship Coach Frank Wiegers, the key to creating and maintaining hot and sizzling sex after 50 is to reestablish an intimate connection with your partner. The simple act of touching will fire up […]

Understanding and Letting Go of Sexual Shame to Fully Enjoy Intimacy after 50

Is sexual shame keeping you from truly enjoying intimacy after 50? Sexual shame is rooted in thousands of years of sexual oppression, and shows up in many different ways, including shame about being too sexual, shame about specific desires, and shame about sex being sinful. After 50, sexual shame takes on a whole new role […]

Happiness after 50: Tips to Stop Chasing Happiness and Finding Fulfillment after 50!

Do you feel like you are in a constant chase to find happiness after 50? Stop chasing happiness! Happiness and fulfillment is probably the number one thing everyone is looking for, but we have likely been chasing after what we believe will make us happy, adopting the mindset that we’ll be happy when we get […]

Recreating Life after 50: Living Playful, Curious and Fearless after 50. Your Best is Still Ahead!

Yes, your best IS still ahead! According to author and co-creator of The Back Forty, Darrell Gurney, the main thing holding us back from making the 2nd half the best half of our life is an acquired fear of failure and aversion to risk. We tend to believe that if we haven’t achieved our goals […]

Divorce after 50 and Stay at Home Moms: Finding the Confidence to Leave an Unfulfilled Marriage

Are you contemplating divorce after 50 but don’t have the confidence to leave an unfulfilled marriage? Leaving an unhappy marriage after 50 can be terrifying, especially when you have been a stay at home mom (or stay at home dad) for decades and never earned your own money. How do you find your value and […]