Candi Randolph Midlife Blogger

I feel like I’ve been doing pretty well through this midlife transition. For anyone who hasn’t experienced it, there are a lot of things that happen to our body, in your life, with your family, sometimes where you live, if and where you work…it can be quite a time of upheaval. I write about life’s changes regularly on my blog, Inspire My Style, and love sharing how to stay healthy, fit and age naturally. One area that has caught up with me and continues to be really irritating is controlling my weight. I’m aware of the belly fat, the changes …

My Battle with the ScaleRead More »

I was reading the post from a fellow blogger this morning, and she was reviewing her Wellness goals and progress for the month. One of her goals was journaling, and she approached it from the perspective of a prayer journal. Her goal is to write a prayer every night before going to bed. Keeping a journal is something I’ve wanted to do, but just haven’t motivated myself enough to actually start doing it. At least, not since I was ten years old and kept a diary. So when I read what Leslie said about journaling a prayer, I decided that …

A Beginning with JournalingRead More »

I decided to terminate my 18+ year relationship with Quickbooks this morning. If you’re not familiar, Quickbooks is an online bookkeeping system for businesses. Back in the early 2000’s, when my husband and I were just getting our building company off the ground, I (as the appointed bookkeeper for the business) decide to go with Quickbooks. So it’s been a part of my business life for a long time, most recently for my home staging/decorating business. But things change with time, and my need for a bookkeeping service is not what it used to be. I found the monthly fee …

How Memories Can Impact Our EmotionsRead More »

blogger with a purpose

Not too long ago I was making some notes and pondering why I was blogging about midlife. Who was I writing for? I had created an avatar, a fictional person to focus on as I was developing post content, so that persona was always at the forefront. But overall, why was I creating content online? Did it really matter? Does anyone really care? So, I started writing down my thoughts, and ultimately what came out of it is that I am a blogger with a purpose: I’m a blogger I’m a teacher I’m a coach I’m an educator I’m an …

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