Includes a book group discussion guide, a self-assessment quiz, details on becoming or finding a mentor, and tips for teaching girls about the history of women. Readers say it is an encouraging road map for the years to come as well as a bridge to greater understanding between generations of women.
From the Publisher
In Timeless Women Speak: Feeling Youthful at Any Age, a clinical psychologist and award winning journalist profile women of all ages who defy negative media stereotypes and refuse to define themselves by their age and circumstances.
About the Author
Nancy D. O'Reilly, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist, researcher and founder of the online resource WomenSpeak.com, which is based on a decade of research about women's issues and concerns. A member of the American Psychological Association with more than 25 years of experience, Dr. O'Reilly counsels others on everything from mental health and stress to aging, relationships and careers. She is also hosts a radio program on WebTalkRadio.net, called Timeless Women Speak.
"Whether you are 29, 99, or someplace in between, you will find this touching, inspirational book to be a positive guide to living life to the fullest. This book is exactly what women at all stages of life need to reach their full potential."
--Candace Bahr and Ginita Wall, co-founders, Women's Institute for Financial Education (WIFE.org)
"The authors make a unique contribution to the literature on women because they discuss in detail, based on their research, the specific issues most troubling to women. This is a book that everyone in the family should read: grandmothers, mothers, and their daughters, as well as the men in their lives, in order to understand the most common pressing challenges of women brought by each decade of life."
--Janet Horn, MD, co-author, The Smart Woman's Guide to Midlife and Beyond: A No-Nonsense Approach to Staying Healthy after 50.(New Harbinger, 2008)
"This inspiring book shows women the breadth of their choices and possibilities for endless personal growth. Women have a gift for personal honesty and for story telling and the two come together in this book to help us know each other, draw strength from one another and teach each other. There is a lot of wisdom in this book. It's a tonic to read."
--Pepper Schwartz, PhD, Professor of Sociology, University of Washington and author of Prime: Adventures and Advice about Sex, Love and the Sensual Years (HarperCollins, 2008)