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You-Turn: Changing Direction in Midlife: Over 40 Stories of People Over 40

by Dr. Nancy B. Irwin

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I have just finished reading Your Turn, Changing Direction in Midlife, written by Dr. Nancy Irwin and I am feeling encouraged and hopeful.

I loved this book. Written in a down to earth, concise and in a highly entertaining manner, the author has gathered people from all walks of life and asked them to detail the changes that they decided to make at the mid-point in their lives.

This fine collection of true stories will help you take a closer look at who you are, where you are at and where you want to go. This book could not have came at a better time. Many of us, in our mid-forties, are asking ourselves some serious and hard questions. Although our parents believed in the slow, stead and secure path, our generation appears to be the generation of change - and I, for one, have embraced this new outlook on life.

Your Turn, Changing Direction in Midlife encourages and motivates you with stories of hope and infuses you with a 'can do' attitude. Yes, change is scary, but it can also feed your soul and make life worth living. I particularly enjoyed the stories in which the average person gave up their everlasting quest to make money and decided to start giving back to society. I found these stories to be the most inspirational.

I encourage anyone who is tired of their current life (and lifestyle) to pick up this book and read it from cover to cover and then to go back and re-read the stories that touched you the most - I am willing to bet you will be inspired to make some changes ( )
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