Inventing the rest of our lives : women in second adulthood / Suzanne Braun Levine.

Features anecdotal stories, scientific information, and the author's own personal experiences to share inspirational insights into how to render the second half of life a period of accomplishment, passion, and self-discovery.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Levine, Suzanne Braun.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Viking, 2005.
Table of Contents:
  • Getting to what matters: letting go and saying no
  • You're not who you were, only older
  • Second adolescence: a second chance at growing up strong
  • Defiance: speaking up, speaking out, speaking your mind
  • The fertile void: taking your time
  • Finding out what works: recalibrating your life
  • Reconsidering work and beginning to recalibrate your life
  • Rediscovering your passion, facing your fear
  • Redefining intimacy: love, sex, friendship, and the new you
  • Confronting adversity
  • Moving on to what's next: making peace and taking charge
  • Health, beauty, and what you cannot change
  • Generations: graduating from our child and parent voice to (at last!) our own adult voice
  • Becoming a critical mass: the personal is still political
  • Riding the spiral.