Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life—Through the 40s, 50s, and Beyond
Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life—Through the 40s, 50s, and Beyond. Hyperion. Mar. 2011. c.288p. bibliog. ISBN 9781401341190. $23.99. SELF-HELP
Through her experience in leading discussion groups with women nationwide, licensed therapist Brokaw knows that women who travel through midlife most easily are those who've fostered five core values—grace, connectedness, accomplishment, adventure, and spirituality—which empower them to be their most authentic and actualized selves. Thankfully, Brokaw's message does not consist of clichés and conventional advice. She provides short biographies of women who have overcome the odds to achieve well-being and satisfaction. The chapters validating stay-at-home moms and stepmothers will be particularly appreciated in those demographics. Inspirational for those a decade or two below and beyond forty.

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