Fear Of Flying Over 50

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Fear Of Flying Over 50
Are women over 50 living the "Fear of Flying" life that Erica Jong wrote about years ago?

I have absolutely no scientific evidence to prove this but I’m guessing that not one person at the end of their life says, “I wish I’d had more plastic surgery so that I looked younger.”  Or “I’m not at all sorry that my life was mediocre and boring.”  End of life regrets are nearly always related to doing that one thing that they’d always wanted to try or achieve, more time with family, and living a life of authenticity.   So what’s that one thing that you’ve been putting off because it terrifies you?

Lisa Kaplin is a psychologist and life coach at www.smartwomeninspiredlives.com

You can reach her at lisa@smartwomeninspiredlives.com

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Dr. Lisa Kaplin

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Dr. Lisa J. Kaplin is a life coach and psychologist you can reach her at:

www.smartwomeninspiredlives.com

 

Location: Chicago, IL
Credentials: CPC, ELI-MP, MS, PsyD
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