In this inspiring and illuminating collection, 20 accomplished women share the stories of their most hard-won battles. They have lived through adversity and come out on the other side, happier, healthier and infinitely stronger. Through their experiences, you'll find comfort, encouragement and tested strategies for coping with such universal challenges as surviving the death of a loved one, dealing with job loss or job burnout, recognizing your passion and turning it into profit, enduring a divorce, balancing the demands of a complex life, finding love, accomplishing long-sought-after goals, and much more. Debbie Phillips, founder of the Women on Fire organization and a pioneer in the field of life and executive coaching, is dedicated to gathering women together in a shared quest for a dynamic and more fulfilling life. In these pages, she has assembled compelling true-life stories from women who reveal how they transformed life's setbacks and disappointments, even tragedy, into defining moments. Their wisdom and insights can help you to ignite your own fire to overcome obstacles.