The real definition of midlife crisis midlife crisis or midlife celebration Mid Life Celebration is when you get to where you always thought you wanted to be, look around, and say, “This isn’t what I wanted”. Next Blog Photo: May 2, 2012… notice the chimney? I’ll be there in a minute. 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.