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Episode 89: The 4 Steps to Create a Marvelous Life with Alison Jacobson

Oct 27, 2023


If you were to have endured a significant hardship, would you be able to say that you have a marvelous life? What if it was five significant hardships… including the death of your baby, a divorce, financial devastation, and being the primary caregiver to your son, husband, and mother all at the same time? 

On today’s episode, my guest, Alison Jacobson, is going to answer the question, how do you take your life from meh to marvelous?

The answer is powerful, and it involves running the NY City marathon… at the age of 57… and without ever having run a mile. 

Together, we unpack:

  • How to build resilience when you are a full-time caregiver.
  • How do you cope with tragedy when life is the darkest?
  • Identity, resilience, and personal growth after loss and divorce.
  • Finding peace and success after overcoming challenges.
  • Why it's important to prioritize tasks and overcome fear.

Alison Jacobson is known as the Midlife Maverick. She’s a testament to resilience, having triumphed over grief and obstacles including the death of her baby to SIDS, financial devastation after a divorce and managing the role of caregiver for her son with Intellectual Disabilities and her husband with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Her journey includes successfully starting and selling a business at 28, conquering the NYC Marathon at 57, proving it’s never too late for transformation. As a serial entrepreneur, successful coach, and speaker, she empowers women in midlife to rediscover their goals, overcome fear, rebuild confidence, and unlock the happiness they deserve.

Connect with Alison Jacobson:

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Midlife Mavericks Podcast
Alison on the Web
Daily Inspirations for Midlife Women

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On the web - Fortitude.Academy

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