I became a mother of twins in my 50s
Linnet Cotterill decided she wanted children and embarked on a journey of egg-freezing, genetic testing, using donor eggs and finally becoming a mother...
I swapped life as a diplomat to become a junior doctor, just as Covid hit...
Victoria Whitford used to negotiate hostage release but with a small child in tow she opted for another kind of busy
‘It was time to give something back’
After Sue Peart's life hit a difficult patch she began to volunteer with Samaritans -- and gained a new purpose.
At 47 I was diagnosed with cancer - my local ladies running club saved my life
After a cancer diagnosis, Josie Lloyd discovered a group of running friends who helped her regain gallows humour and hope.
My life looked perfect in my 40s but I was falling apart inside...
The first half of my life was about being good, being approved of and being thin. It wasn’t until my marriage failed that I learnt what success really looked like, and how to nourish myself and the women I work with.
How I survived the pandemic & menopause as an entrepreneur
Menopause, five kids and the pandemic: how one entrepreneur has survived. Liz Matthews on a year like no other.
I hated being a corporate lawyer so I left and created a new life...
Forest bathing is about connecting to nature. For Liz Dawes, it was a pathway to reconnecting to herself.
I was a fashion insider -- until I burned out
Gret Batchelar's job in fashion was 'perfect'. Except she was exhausted, moody and had a stress-induced ailment.
Coming to Britain let us reinvent what a woman could be
Our lives in the UK are now unrecognisable to those of our mothers says Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
There is life after drink... why sobriety is a blast
Giving up alcohol proved inspirational for the BBC presenter and author Janey Lee Grace
'I left my life to work at a magic mushroom retreat'
Denise Rue felt she'd lived small...then left her comfortable life to work at a magic mushroom retreat in Jamaica