Mid Life Awakenings Mid Life Awakenings: “Life is a series of awakenings”. — Sivananda However, I believe there is one critical caveat, you have to wake up. 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.