Not Your Mother's Midlife: A Ten-Step Guide to Fearless Aging

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, Feb 5, 2013 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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Aging ain't what it used to be. For one thing, people are staying younger longer. For another, countless baby boomers are rising up against the notion that with age comes worthlessness.

In fact, Not Your Mother's Mid-Life: A Ten-Step Guide to Fearless Aging is more than a book; it's a movement. This gloriously gutsy volume challenges society's worn-out perceptions that women become less valuable as they age. Instead, authors Nancy Alspaugh and Marilyn Kentz celebrate the fact that today's women can be more powerful, more efficient, more capable, and even more desirable as they age.

In Not Your Mother's Mid-Life, readers will find 10 practical recommendations to help women face middle age with confidence and a positive attitude. From chapters like Let Go of What's Not Working, Shore Up Spiritually, and Find a New Passion, Not Your Mother's Mid-Life contains personal growth exercises, humorous and poignant stories, and questions and visualizations to inspire new ways of thinking.

Not Your Mother's Mid-Life takes the crisis out of mid-life, replacing it with passion, fearlessness, and unlimited possibilities.

 

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Contents

Accept It
3
Take a Good Look at What to Expect
23
Let Go of Whats Not Working
68
Shore Up Spiritually
104
Get a New Perspective
124
Find a New Passion
147
Dont Just Vent Reinvent
164
Make New Goals
178
Get a Coach
192
Conclude with Us
214
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Marilyn Kentz is half of the comedy duo The Mommies, which began as a stage show, then became an NBC sitcom and finally a Showtime Comedy Special. In 1996, Marilyn cohosted the ABC talk show Caryl & Marilyn: Real Friends with the other Mommy (Caryl Kristensen). She is also the coauthor of The Mother Load and To Know Me Is to Love Me. She lives near Los Angeles.

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