Silke Schwarzkopf

As the creator of 2nd Act TV, I stand by our motto: “We live what we bring you!” And I lived it all! Everything from divorce after 50 and starting life over; to on-line dating, finding love again and rediscovering sexuality; to taking charge of my health and fitness and getting into the best shape of my life; to starting a new career and risking it all. While it hasn’t been a smooth road, I’ll always look back on my journey with gratitude and a smile, and without regret. I choose to live life to the fullest after 50. Cheers!

Relationships after 50: Has Man Bashing Become an Acceptable Practice? Men, Women and Emotions

Has man bashing become and acceptable pastime? Are you guilty of man bashing? Great questions! If you’re a woman, your immediate reaction is likely ‘of course not’. Yet, when taking a second look, it’s clear that male bashing runs rampant in the media, sit coms, music, ads, and everyday girl talk – especially when focused […]

Career Reinvention after 50: Putting Your Emotional Intelligence to Work! Age & Gender Differences

Are you reinventing your career after 50? Perhaps returning to the workforce after a long absence? Have you ever had your emotional intelligence assessed? As the trend to reinvent or restart a career after 50 continues to grow, so are issues with managing communication differences between the genders and generations. Enter, emotional intelligence! Transition Specialist […]

Online Dating after 50: Tips to Turn a First Date into a Second Date! First Date Do’s and Don’ts

Are you online dating after 50? If so, chances are you have been on a lot of first dates. The mere fact of it, online dating is, more often than not, a string of first dates. That’s normal! And while chemistry is a key determinant of getting to a second date, so are some simple […]

Life after 50: Why Wrinkles Are Beautiful and What You Can Do to Love and Embrace Your Wrinkles!

What if instead of fighting the aging process, we learned to embrace our wrinkles? Is it possible to love your wrinkles in life after 50? Absolutely, according to Alexandra Levin, who created the IMBUE Journal to help woman accept and embrace their beauty from the inside out. We live in a society where – every […]

What Does It Mean to Be Emotionally Unavailable? Men, Women, Emotions & Relationships after 50!

What does being emotionally unavailable mean? Good question, and very confusing, especially for men in relationships after 50. Generally speaking, men or our generation have no model of what being emotionally available looks like! Men were taught that expressing emotions makes you a girl, so they had to hide how they felt. Men also grew […]

Life after 50: Why Hypnosis Could Be the Secret for Weight Loss and Anti Aging Breakthroughs!

Could hypnosis be the secret for dealing with weight loss and anti-aging issues? Absolutely, according to respected hypnotherapists who utilize this age-old mind over body practice to help their clients achieve remarkable weight loss breakthroughs. Other studies showed that hypnosis could help counteract the aging process by changing the activity of our genes. Interesting stuff! […]

Emotional Health after 50: How to Handle and Overcome Regrets as We Age!

Are regrets of the past affecting your emotional health after 50? At this point in our lives, we have all made mistakes and live with regret. For some, regret becomes so overwhelming that it affects our ability to enjoy life, even our health. Regrets are typically centered on our relationships, career, health, and lifestyle choices. […]

Dating after 50: What Do Women Need to Know? Online Dating Do’s and Don’ts for First Timers!

Are you back on the dating scene after 50? Dating after 50 is intimidating for all of us, especially when online dating for the first time. Today, what do women need to know? Robert Manni, radio host and author of The Guys’ Guy’s Guide to Love offers guidance and simple do’s and don’ts women need […]

Life after 50: Are You Experiencing Urinary Incontinence and Are Embarrassed to Talk About It?

You’re not alone! According to the American Academy of Physicians (AAP), fifty percent of women between the ages of 40 and 60 experience some form of urinary incontinence. The actual figures may be even higher, since the condition is underreported and under diagnosed, according to the AAP. It estimates that about one-half of the women […]

Relationships after 50: Men, Women, Emotions and What Both Sexes Need to Know!

The topic of men, women and emotions is, more often than not, a frustrating subject for both sexes. And that’s the truth! The age-old communication gap between men and women is fueled with emotional discourse that has challenged the best of relationships. Today, we tackle the topic from both sides and discuss why finally learning […]

Finding Love After 50: Why It’s Never Too Late to Find the Love of Your Life at Any Age!

Do you think it’s too late to find the love of your life after 50? Think again! Many of us, especially at this age, simply lack confidence and a plan. Today, love and relationship coach Frank Wiegers explains why we should treat finding love after 50 like anything else important to us – like finding […]

Redefining Life after 50: How to Manage Midlife Change and Come Out from Under the Covers

Is dealing with midlife change making you want to just pull the covers over your head? You’re not alone! Managing midlife change can be a stressful time that leaves the best of us feeling bewildered and anxious as we struggle with aging, mortality and maintaining our sense of purpose. Is anybody really ever prepared for […]