The Herts club for women feeling ‘isolated and lonely’

A Hertfordshire life coach has opened an exclusive hub for those in their midlife who may just feel their life is on auto pilot.

Women who are approaching their midlife may find it difficult to speak about things they are going through, both internally and externally.

Some see it as a taboo subject, while others don’t have the right community around them to express themselves.

But that’s where the Female Midlife Club comes in. It’s a safe space where women coming into their midlife can ask questions and get access to all the information they may need.

Founder of The Female Life Club Michelle Kuklinski said: “I am trying to create a supportive group where women can share experiences, ask questions and have a bit of fun.

“I think there are lots of transitions in life which women struggle with and one of those is midlife, children leave the nest, menopause, divorce, career transition and I believe firmly in supporting women through education and action.”

The mindset magician from Hemel Hempstead describes the transition in an “invisible age gap” where women are expected to just adapt to and know about everything.

She added: “It’s almost like you’re expected to have your act together when you reach a certain age but the reality is that you’re having lots of new transitions in that age group, and you’re quite isolated and lonely.”

Women reaching their midlife feel ‘isolated and lonely’
(Image: Michelle Kuklinski)

The Female Midlife Club is aimed at women who have, for example, children leaving the home, women returning to work, those who want a career change, or simply women who feel like they don’t know what to do in their life when they’ve reached that point.

A common theme, which women have said they’ve been experiencing is losing a sense of identity, losing their confidence, and feeling a bit lost as to where they’re at.

Another topic of discussion brought to the group frequently which Michelle highlighted was menopause. Menopause affects a third of a woman’s life, however, 50% of the population are uninformed about it.

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Member of the club Vic Tucker said: “Being in The Female Midlife Club proves I’m not going mad, or at least I’m going mad on my own!

“The daily post’s are always fun & interesting with live speakers popping in, always on interesting & relevant topics.”

Another member Caron Hanson said: “I love this group. It’s a great hub for women who have reached midlife and are starting to realise that it really is the best part of our lives.

“It’s fun and insightful as well as being a real community.”

Michelle has implemented her life coaching into her club, where she has created ‘Mindset Monday’s.’ You can also sign up to the Female Club Email where members can get better tips and news straight to their inbox.

Guest speakers like business women have also come and given their expert advise which has helped the women in the group a lot.

Michelle’s mission is to help women build their confidence and work on easy action plans so they can “start to live a life that feels authentic, exciting and more aligned with what they really want.”

HertsLive – Hemel Hempstead