We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias. --Maya Angelou

The Joy of Being a Woman in Her Seventies

The Joy of Being a Woman in Her Seventies

Feb 27, 2019-- "When I told my friends I was writing a book on older women like us, they immediately protested, "I am not old." What they meant was that they didn't act or feel like the cultural stereotypes of women their age. Old meant bossy, useless, unhappy and in the way. Our country's ideas about old women are so toxic that almost no one, no matter her age, will admit she is old." Mary Pipher, a clinical psychologist and the celebrated author of Reviving Ophelia delves into the meaningful riches available to women as they age, counter to what mainstream cultural narrative suggests. (411017 reads)


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Take ActionWhat relationship do you have with your age and the aging process? For more inspiration join this Saturday's Awakin Call with Mary Pipher: Women Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age. More details and RSVP info here. [more]



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