"For years I lived exactly as I was supposed to. At 42 I changed my life:I left a job at a Catholic school that I'd held for 20 years and my husband of 21 years. My family sees me as a rebel, but I'm happier living for me."
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.