MORE Magazine 287 Secrets of Reinventing Your Life: Big and Small Ways to Embrace New Possibilities [NOOK Book]

Overview

The first-ever book from MORE magazine on its core subject—your second act and how to make it happen—packed with real women's stories and strategies to help you with your own reinvention

Are you ready to create more excitement and satisfaction in your life? This book can make it happen. Combining the stories of real women (and a few celebrities) with smart advice from its editors and experts, MORE has create a resource that's part dream machine, part handbook. Whether you want ...

See more details below
MORE Magazine 287 Secrets of Reinventing Your Life: Big and Small Ways to Embrace New Possibilities

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 38%)$16.95 List Price

Overview

The first-ever book from MORE magazine on its core subject—your second act and how to make it happen—packed with real women's stories and strategies to help you with your own reinvention

Are you ready to create more excitement and satisfaction in your life? This book can make it happen. Combining the stories of real women (and a few celebrities) with smart advice from its editors and experts, MORE has create a resource that's part dream machine, part handbook. Whether you want to switch careers, be your own boss, start doing good in the world, or simply get in better shape, you'll find the inspiration and practical guidance you need to choose a new path and give yourself a happier, more fulfilling future.

  • Shares more than 50 dramatic personal stories of change from women of various ages who've successfully reinvented themselves
  • Filled with hundreds of how-to ideas you can put to work right now
  • Gives you the tips and tools to reassess, reimagine, renew, and reenergize every part of your life
  • From MORE magazine, read by 1.3 million women looking for more inspiration and information on fashion, beauty, health, finance, and culture

Read this book and take your first step toward positive change. With MORE Magazine 287 Secrets of Reinventing Your Life, you can start building your best tomorrow today.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118114636
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/13/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 715,990
  • File size: 619 KB

Meet the Author

More Magazine is read by 1.3 million women looking for inspiration and information on fashion, beauty, health, career, finance, and culture.

Dana Hudepohl is a freelance writer who contributes regularly to More and has published articles in dozens of national magazines.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1. Following Your Passion 7

Call of the Wild • Juliette Watt 7

From Executive Assistant to Master Chef • Debbie Frangipane 13

Not Too Late for a New Degree • Babette Gladstein 16

Homing In on a Hobby • Suzi Renehan 17

A Sea Change • Claudia Espenscheid 21

Skills from the Past Can Create a Future • Elinor Griffith 26

The Sheep Farmer • Rebecca Denhoff 29

From Wags to Riches • Mimi Darr 32

The Beekeeper • Marina Marchese 35

2. Tapping Your Creativity 38

Fashion Saved Her Life • Jane Pennewell 38

A Headhunter Rediscovers Painting • Linda Holt 41

From Entrepreneur to Best-Selling Novelist • Karen Quinn 44

How a Beading Class Set Her Free • Pam Older 47

Handbags Helped Her Heal • Jayne Dearborn 51

Giving Up Money for Music • Kim Cameron 54

She Ditched the Corner Office • Lalita Tademy 57

A Dream Built on China • Alexanne Albert 62

Her New Life Was in the Cards • Kathy Davis 65

Write What You Know • Alexandra Kathryn Mosca 69

3. Finding Your Place in the Limelight 73

A Suburban Mom’s Road to TV Stardom • Kathryn Joosten 73

The Cop Who Became a Comedian • Gina Scarda 76

She Discovered She Was a Leader • Grace Diaz 78

Mika’s Do-Over • Mika Brzezinski 81

Becoming Mrs. Oregon at Fifty • Debra Gilmour 88

Soul Survivor • Sharon Jones 92

4. Doing Good 97

Her Restaurant Breaks All of the Rules • Denise Cerreta 97

The Book Farmer of Botswana • Pam Shelton 103

Crisis Is Her Business • Elisabeth Schuler Russell 109

The Earthquake Avenger • Marla Petal 118

She Dreamed of Africa • Vivian Glyck 124

Her Artful Business Plan • Willa Shalit 131

She Saves Wild Cats • Kay McElroy 137

Shipping Help from America • Danielle Butin 142

5. Discovering Your Business Sense 152

She’s a Wrap Star • Jill Boehler 152

The Egg Banker • Diana Thomas 157

She De-stressed in a New Career • Mary Robbins 163

Furnishing Her Life with Meaning • Shelly Leer 166

Wife for Hire • Kay Morrison 168

From Flight Attendant to Fashionista • Sandy Stein 173

The Million-Dollar Coupon Clipper • Teri Gault 175

Cancer Wigged Her Out • Sheril Cohen 177

She Found Her Inner Publicist • Carrol Van Stone 182

Discovering the Art of Instruction • Patty Palmer 184

Miracle in the Ladies Room • Stefanie Ziev 187

Reinventing via Inventions • Holly Tucker 190

The DNA Detective • Colleen Fitzpatrick 193

The MBA Who Became a Matchmaker • Rachel Greenwald 201

A Chocolate-Coated Life Change • Shelly Mortensen 205

6. Seeking Adventure 209

Finding Fulfillment in a War Zone • Shelby Monroe 209

Sell Your House, Find a Life • Liz Ward 211

A Path in the Wilderness • Mary Emerick 215

7. Transforming Your Sense of Self 219

The World’s Unlikeliest Weight Lifter • Lisa Fisco 219

A Bike Brought Her Confidence • Diane McAleer 222

From Nonathlete to Triathlete • Dani Phillips 225

8. Reinvention Tips for You from the Trenches 228

Ten Steps to Jump-Starting Your Change 228

Five Tips from Masters of Change 232

How to Afford Your Next Chapter 233

Moonlighting Tips 236

How to Write a Great Business Plan 238

Mastering the New Job Hunt 242

The Ten Best Jobs for Women Now 251

Contributors 262

Acknowledgments 264

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)