"...explains why some of us overcome life's crises while others do not. Through interviews with hundreds of people of all ages and backgrounds, she has found true pathfinders - men and women who have discovered uncommon solutions to the predictable crises and unexpected accidents of adult life. ... No matter what age or which sex you are, you are likely to face many of the following crossroads: Leaving home, choosing a mate, starting a career, turning thirty, considering a divorce, deciding whether or not to become a parent, mourning the death of a parent, letting go of children, turning fifty, facing financial disasters, learning to retire without joining the walking dead - Pathfinders will show you how to turn these life obstacles into opportunities." Good reference and help throughout one's life events. Great Life History Questionnaire in Appendix I (22 pages) that helps you score yourself on Well-being scale in Appendix II (8 pages).