Women Rowing North
  • Author : Mary Pipher
  • Release Date : 15 January 2019
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 13 : 9781632869623
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Book Description: New York Times Bestseller * USA Today Bestseller* Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Bestseller A guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age by the author of Reviving Ophelia. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as they age. Drawing on her own experience as daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, caregiver, clinical psychologist, and cultural anthropologist, she explores ways women can cultivate resilient responses to the challenges they face. “If we can keep our wits about us, think clearly, and manage our emotions skillfully,” Pipher writes, “we will experience a joyous time of our lives. If we have planned carefully and packed properly, if we have good maps and guides, the journey can be transcendent.”

Women Rowing North

Women Rowing North

Author : Mary Pipher
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Genre : Psychology
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New York Times Bestseller * USA Today Bestseller* Los Angeles Times Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Bestseller A guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age by the author of Reviving Ophelia. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are ...

Women Rowing North

Women Rowing North

Author : Mary Pipher
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Psychology
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of ...

Reviving Ophelia

Reviving Ophelia

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Psychology
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#1 New York Times Bestseller The groundbreaking work that poses one of the most provocative questions of a generation: what is happening to the selves of adolescent girls? As a therapist, Mary Pipher was becoming frustrated with the growing problems among adolescent girls. Why were so many of them turning to ...

Seeking Peace

Seeking Peace

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"An absorbing chronicle of discovery" (Booklist) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia and The Shelter of Each Other Like most lives, Mary Pipher’s is filled with glory and tragedy, chaos and clarity, love and abandonment. She spent her childhood in small Midwestern towns, the nurturing ...

Writing to Change the World

Writing to Change the World

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world. Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them, writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice ...

The Green Boat

The Green Boat

Author : Mary Bray Pipher
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Nature
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Offers guidance for transforming fears about environmental issues into useful forces in individual lives, advocating the taking of small, constructive steps toward handling problems that seem beyond our control, and maintaining hope....

Elderhood

Elderhood

Author : Louise Aronson
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Genre : Social Science
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Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction A New York Times Bestseller Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction Winner of the WSU AOS Bonner Book Award As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look ...

The Shelter of Each Other

The Shelter of Each Other

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Social Science
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“Simple solutions for survival in this family-unfriendly culture…Eye-opening…heart-wrenching and uplifting.”—San Francisco Chronicle Even more resonant today than at its original publication in 1996, The Shelter of Each Other traces the effects of our society’s “anti-family” way of life, where parents are overtaxed, children are undersupervised, and technology ...

Another Country

Another Country

Author : Mary Bray Pipher
Publisher : Putnam Adult
Genre : Family & Relationships
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An exploration into the period of transition that marks the beginnings of old age offers a compassionate view of ways to build communication between generations...

Letters to a Young Therapist

Letters to a Young Therapist

Author : Mary Pipher
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Genre : Psychology
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Mary Pipher, the gifted healer who moved millions of readers with her book Reviving Ophelia, shares for the first time what she has learned in thirty years as a clinical psychologist. These intimate letters tackle with honesty and compassion the challenges faced by all of us who struggle with troubled ...

Rowing the Atlantic

Rowing the Atlantic

Author : Roz Savage
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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STUCK IN A corporate job rut and faced with an unraveling marriage at the age of thirty-six, Roz Savage sat down one night and wrote two versions of her own obituary -- the one that she wanted and the one she was heading for. They were very different. She realized ...

Face

Face

Author : Justine Bateman
Publisher : Akashic Books
Genre : Social Science
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Writer/director/producer Justine Bateman examines the aggressive ways that society reacts to the aging of women's faces. "Face...is filled with fictional vignettes that examine real-life societal attitudes and internal fears that have caused a negative perspective on women's faces as they age." --The TODAY Show, a Best Book ...

Strong and Weak

Strong and Weak

Author : Andy Crouch
Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Religion
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Two common temptations lure us away from abundant living—withdrawing into safety or grasping for power. True flourishing, says Andy Crouch, travels down an unexpected path—being both strong and weak. Regardless of your stage or role in life, here is a way of love and risk so that we ...

A Life in Light

A Life in Light

Author : Mary Pipher
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the bestselling author of Women Rowing North and Reviving Ophelia—a memoir in essays reflecting on radiance, resilience, and the constantly changing nature of reality. In her luminous new memoir in essays, Mary Pipher—as she did in her New York Times bestseller Women Rowing North—taps into a ...