This book can be your companion through all of your journeys into the heartland of
your midlife. It’s a workout for your sense of empowerment.
Use the parts that are most relevant and helpful to you. Also pay extra attention to the
sections you would prefer to avoid. Take your time with each exercise, as the quality of
your attention to each aspect is the most important thing, rather than getting it all done.
Working through the materials and exercises may evoke feelings and raise questions
for you. You will need to decide whether you can work through this with the support of
a good friend, or whether you would benefit from professional coaching or therapeutic
coaching to move you along more swiftly– or therapy of there are issues from your
past that still trip you up that you have not yet attended to. This book is introductory
and does not cover everything about you in depth, but it is a catalyst. if you give it
sufficient time and focus you can gain a great deal from it, and the more you put into it,
the more it will be a journey that changes you.