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Savvy, Sassy and Bold After 50! A Midlife Rebirth

September 23rd, 2010

Savvy, Sassy and Bold After 50! A Midlife Rebirth Author: Vicki Ward www.seasonedsistahs.com Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for NABBW This book is a handbook for living vibrantly after 50. It\’s an excellent resource, for women, by women. And it validates the experiences of those of us who have crossed the timeline into the second half of life. But it\’s more than that, as it is peppered with quotes from women who took the Sistah Survey, which according to author Vicki Ward, was developed to reveal the essence of what it\’s like to be a woman in the esteemed “Over 50 Club.” While... Read More

In the Fullness of Time: 32 Women on Life After 50

August 20th, 2010

Author: Edited: Emily W. Upham & Linda Gravensonwww.emilyupham.com/book/ Reviewed By: Anne Holmes Emily Upham tells us in her preface to this book that the first thoughts of creating it came to her came to her as she was realizing that her performance career as a classical pianist was soon to be lost to her forever, as a result of health challenges. In mourning a career which had meant to much to her, she realized that her generation, the baby boomers, has arrived at the second half of life, and that this half would be laced with loss. As she puts it, “The generation of women forged by... Read More

Becoming a Life Change: Artist: 7 Creative Skills That Can Transform Your Life

August 20th, 2010

Author: Fred Mandell, PhD & Kathleen Jordan PhDwww.BecomingaLifeChangeArtist.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes Becoming a Life Change Artist is written for Baby Boomers looking for a new spark in life, or a path toward reinvention. It is also for anyone affected by the current economic downturn, as that has caused people everywhere to re-examine their goals. In this book, the authors address seven key competencies which they\’ve identified as being shared by the most creative minds in history, including legendary artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Andrew Wyeth... Read More