Is it okay to fake things in our midlife? Leading a movement comes with a price (and a reward) A writer must write, even while others rest Is it okay to fake things in our midlife? It is good to act as if. It is even better to grow to the point where it is no longer an act. – Charles Caleb Colton I’m going with yes. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.