Our member, Risa Brown, does a book review on Joan Anderson's story of recalibrating her life once she thought she'd found herself set on the path of her dreams. Risa finds some personal resonance in Joan's tale of reassessing her dreams.
Amazing Grays is a candid, insightful and inspiring guide for maturing woman on how to live a vibrant, engaged and joyful life - regardless of the changes happening to ones body! hen an epiphany in a hair salon convinced the author, Maggie Crane, to try life without hair dye, she had no idea it would bring her face to face with the fears and questions that unsettle many maturing women living in a cult-ure of youth and beauty... Who am I now that I m no longer young and fertile? Will I still be desirable? Will I become invisible? Is this the beginning of the end? Is it too late to make a difference? Who am I now?
On a quest to reclaim her inner peace and establish a new sense of self, Maggie confronted the notion that there is something wrong with growing older and turned to her wise-woman within to explore her beliefs, emotions and expectations about aging - from changing social and family roles to changes in body and appearance, even changes in perspective and purpose.
Some Assembly Required: A Networking Guide for Women is a practical guide packed with useful tips, creative techniques and real-world stories that are relevant for women today. It is written so that every woman will benefit from reading it regardless of profession, age, location or stage of life. It inspires women who are not active networkers to make it a part of their lives, and helps those who do currently network become even more effective. The book provides: - insight on how networking is different for men and women - an understanding of what networking really is and why it is important - tips on how to use your inherent skills and styles to your advantage - resources for where and how to start networking - practical and effective skills and tools for networking - a new way to look at networking for mothers (both working and stay at home