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THE RESILIENT

By Susan Mazrui

I learned a long time ago to plan for the best but also to be a realist and prepare for the worst. The health challenges I’ve had since early in…

By Kiko Ezeonwuka

My mom was the typical Japanese woman. No more than 5 feet 2 inches and under 100 lbs. But she was scary as hell. I was born in Tokyo, Japan.…

By Andrea Verdone Gorsegner

Dan and I met in college through a mutual friend and married two years after graduation.  I was working as a photo editor/producer in NYC and Dan was working in…

Johanna Lakin
As far back into my past as I can remember, I had a loud, dominant inner critic–a voice that forced me to see myself through the eyes of negativity,
Beverly Adams
For years through my volunteer work, I knew I had a calling to work with people suffering from substance abuse and mental illness.  Because of my life circumstances and
Joelle Jarvis
“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” My life has been a story of highs and lows. What I’ve learned is that while you can’t
Lucie Dickenson_Anxiety
I absolutely believe we are more alike than we are different. We all have a story and your story may not be my story, but mine is just different
Johanna Lakin

1300 Miles to a Stronger Self

As far back into my past as I can remember, I had a loud, dominant inner critic–a voice that forced me to see myself through the eyes of negativity, failure and condemnation. Even as a

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Amanda Thebe

How I Became A Menopause Warrior (Part 2)

Excerpt adapted from Menopocalypse: How I Learned to Thrive During Menopause and How You Can Too, by Amanda Thebe WHEN MENOPAUSE AND MIDLIFE COLLIDE Have you ever googled the world “midlife”? The first thing that comes

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Amanda Thebe Menopocalypse

How I Became A Menopause Warrior

Chapter 1: Excerpted from Menopocalypse: How I Learned to Thrive During Menopause and How You Can Too, by Amanda Thebe. Available October 2020 from Greystone Books. The Chinese call it “a woman’s second spring.” Westerners

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Beverly Adams

College and a New Career After 50

For years through my volunteer work, I knew I had a calling to work with people suffering from substance abuse and mental illness.  Because of my life circumstances and responsibilities, it took a while to

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