Mary Helen Conroy


Mary Helen Conroy is a reinvention life coach. As a change strategist, her practice works with those in midlife and pre-retirement. Having reinvented herself many times, her practical advice to those re-examining their life is both practical and heart focused.
Her own reinventions include a career as a public library administrator and building consultant on the south side of Chicago, a sales executive for the publication Women in Higher Education and adjunct professor for Cardinal Stritch University in the areas of team and change management. She moved to Madison Wisconsin to create a new life, raised two incredible young men as a single mom, and found the love of her life. She holds a Masters in Library Science and is ABD in the area of Adult Education.
Finding herself stepping out of her career job at 62, she said, “what next”.

The “what next” became three companies;
1) Life’s a Daring Adventure, “and I’m not done yet!” her brand for life coaching and professional speaking. She is in the process of creating “Dream Camps” for adults wishing to reinvent their lives.
2), a weekly podcast with her co-founder, Carol Larson.
3), where you can invite the world to a retirement party without the mess and

In January 2017, she also published the book Itty Bitty Retirement Book: 15 Essential Tips for the Nearly and Newly Retired which just became a #1 Amazon Kindle Best Seller on April 20th.

Regardless what she’s working on, her goal is to remind those over 50 that life is a daring adventure and they're not done yet!

Where to find Mary Helen Conroy online

Where to buy in print


The Itty Bitty Retirement Book for the nearly and newly retired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Your Amazing Itty Bitty® Retirement Book 15 Essential Tips for You, the Nearly and Newly Retired. Every day 10,000 people retire. After spending decades working, they are shocked to face the personal challenges of their lives’ next phase. In this tip-infused Itty Bitty Book, Mary Helen Conroy guides you through the process of retirement, to help you enjoy your bonus years.

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