It’s not easy to turn divorce into something positive. Here Karen Bigman explains how she did it and why her new single life is so fulfilling.
Think of mistakes that make you feel beyond embarrassed. Now imagine being freed from this most dangerous emotion. Amy Ferris, who knows a thing or two about shame, will show you how to do that, right here.
If you’re the kind who gives and gives—and gives!—to help others, maybe it’s time to redraw the lines. Veronica Chambers explores the caregiving role and what to do if it takes over your life
Many of us are reeling from the recent celebrity suicides. But did you know that there is an upswing among women our age in particular? Sheila Weller uncovers the facts, the causes—and how to put that information to use to save lives
For decades, Barbara Peck colored her hair. But then she read a newspaper article and vowed to let nature take its course. Here she tells why letting her hair go gray has liberated her.
Dating the wrong person, accepting a bad job, walking into a skeevy neighborhood: Most of us have ignored our gut at some point. Nina Malkin explores how intuition works and why middle-aged women are the best at it.
If you have a basement/attic/garage full of crap, here’s a new, slightly macabre way to look at it: Who’ll deal with it when you’re gone? Welcome to the world of Swedish Death Cleaning.
When Michele Willens traveled back to China, she had a mission: To track down the daughter of a man she’d met on her first trip, 44 years earlier. Here she shares the stark differences and the universal truths about a woman’s world at midlife.
A new life stage, a new lifestyle… a new living room? That was Stacy Morrison’s goal. Here’s what happened when she unleashed her inner decorating diva after a major move and why this pursuit was about more than furniture.
Regrets, we’ve all had a few. In her new book, What Would Virginia Woolf Do?, Nina Collins looks at midlife regrets and along with other wise women offers advice for others to avoid future disappointments.