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Finding Your Identity and Life Purpose as a Midlife Working Mother

As a midlife working mother, it is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed and lost in the busyness of life. With so many responsibilities and obligations, it can be difficult to find the time to reflect on what really matters to us and to explore our own identity and life purpose.

But here's the thing: you don't have to stay lost. You have the power to define your own identity and purpose.

Start by giving yourself permission to take the time to reflect on your values and passions. What truly matters to you? What brings you joy and fulfillment? What are your strengths and weaknesses? These are all important questions to ask yourself in the journey of self-discovery.

As midlife working mothers, we also need to remember that our identity and life purpose are not set in stone. They can change and evolve as we do. Exploring new hobbies, interests, and skills can help us discover new aspects of ourselves and expand our sense of purpose.

It is important to note that finding our identity and life purpose isn't about finding the "perfect" solution, but rather it is about growing and evolving into the person we were meant to be. As Carl Jung once said,

"The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown."

So let's give ourselves permission to grow and evolve. Let's not let the stress and busyness of life make us forget that we have the power to define our own identity and purpose. Keep exploring, keep learning, and keep shining!

If you're feeling stuck or just want to connect with a like-minded woman, I invite you to schedule a virtual coffee chat with me. Let's explore your journey of self-discovery and how we can support each other in our growth and evolution. I can't wait to connect with you!

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