Mid-Life problem or Mid-Life challenge? Mid-Life problem or Mid-Life challenge? I’d like to refer you to lane8.org/?p=185 I was about to label a situation hopeless, when it occured to me, “There’s got to be a better way.” 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.