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300+ Stories of Women’s Midlife Reinventions!

When I turned 50 and was searching for my next chapter, after working in corporate America and raising my twin daughters, I decided to start by interviewing women who had navigated the midlife transition successfully. These women had made big changes in midlife,...

The Surprise That Made Me Tear Up…

Recently, we received a letter from a complete stranger, a man named Phillip, whose return address showed him living a couple of blocks away from our Chicago home. The letter read, in part: “This is likely an odd letter to receive but I feel compelled to tell...

James Cusumano: Helping Others Find Purpose

What is your life’s purpose? My Life Purpose is to draw on decades of personal and professional experiences to create specific means for anyone to find and follow their Life Purpose. My motivation for this purpose is my strong belief that as more people find and...

New Cancer Screening for Dense Breasts: My Experience

A few months ago, I attended a virtual talk by Leslie Ferris Yerger, who was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer at 55, two months after an all-clear mammogram and ultrasound. She later learned that those screening tools are very unlikely to detect cancer in women...

Rediscovering Play

Last May, my husband and I made the difficult decision to put our beloved cockapoo Rocky down after nearly 16 years. We took some time to mourn him but our home just did not feel the same without a furry creature in it. So two weeks ago, after a long wait, we adopted...