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Have you noticed how many celebrities seem to have zero ‘problems’ with grey hair as they age? Unlike the rest of us, who are often in a tizzy about what we should do with our grey hair.
You may have noticed that there’s a fresh fashion breeze flowing through Buckingham Palace these days. It arrived on the wings of the two latest royals: the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.
This may seem an unusual article to write for women who are over 60, but, like me, there are still many women having to deal with some of the less pleasant effects of menopause. So, if you are one of those women and are still sweating, this little article on the four best fabrics to wear may help.
Recently, I was looking forward to a walk around one of the beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota lakes with a former work colleague – especially since it looked like it was going to be a real “top 10” gorgeous, summer day. Though I knew it was going to be very hot, I’d neglected to check the humidity level.
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There are plenty of skin products and health advice available today that it’s enough to confuse you. It’s no wonder if you’re overwhelmed.
Lotions, potions, exfoliates, botanical oils, anti-wrinkle creams, Vitamin A, E and C. It’s confusing if you don’t know what you need to care for your skin. As you grow in years, feeling beautiful naturally comes with taking good care of yourself.
Recent studies have found that you can create new neural pathways for the rest of your life!
We used to think our brain plasticity was stagnant and fixed, up until researchers like Dr. Norman Doige, a psychiatrist from the University of Toronto, helped to reveal that this isn’t the case.
We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately, none of us will escape the onslaught.
Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Most women are natural storytellers. After all, we’ve had plenty of practice with our kids and grandkids over the years! But, when it comes to writing a dating profile after 60, we often find ourselves lost for words. We may not even be able to describe the kind of man that we are looking for.
What if someone told you your sex life could be better after 60 than it was in your 20s? Many people assume age-related changes in the body mean a decrease in sexual activity or at least sexual ability.
However, many older yogis discover that yoga can help them re-invigorate their sex lives in a variety of ways. Here are a few reasons to try yoga for better sex after 60.
Finding love after 60 is a major topic of discussion and curiosity for women in the Sixty and Me community – and with good reason. Many women over 60 are embarking on a new stage of life with different relationship statuses than were common in our parents’ era. Some women are recently divorced. Others became widows or simply chose to never to marry in the first place.
This leaves many women wondering whether it is worth re-entering the dating world and looking for the best way to go about finding love after 60.
Coffee shops must be making a fortune from the trend in online dating that almost invariably leads to the first date suggestion of “let’s just get a coffee.”
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Are you considering a trip to Australia?
We’re a big country and we love showing off our Australia – so let’s get you ready for your adventure of a lifetime, Down Under!
As with most things in life, we sometimes apply a “grass is greener” mentality to our travel planning. We often select travel adventures in faraway places that we consider exotic and unusual.
We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia.
Who would have ever thought that boomers could go expedition cruising? But it’s there, readily available! Join us in conversation with cruise journalist Jane Archer, who shares a lot of experiences and great advice. Enjoy the show!
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You’ve been invited to an interview and know that you’ll get just one shot at winning the position behind it. How do you plan for success?
Have you ever written an email, clicked send and then found an embarrassing mistake? Often, you don’t see that misspelled word or insensitive phrasing until it’s too late, right?
Stung by a Millennial colleague who’d branded her an old lady, Connie did not drown her sorrows in a glass of Chardonnay. She took stock of the sobering situation with characteristic determination.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Every Artist struggles with insecurity, and those of us who started making art in our 60s, suffer from it even more.
Inner self-talk often includes thoughts like: Who am I to think I can be an Artist? What if people hate my work? Can I actually make a living doing something I enjoy? Can I hide while making my work visible?
As a retirement coach, I spend my time discussing the possibility of working for oneself in retirement. It offers the opportunity to work flexible hours and to do something that ignites your passion.
It’s very probable that all of us know the feeling when a friend surprises us with really bad news, such as a possible terminal medical diagnosis.
For me, bad news can feel like a kick to the gut. I make an effort to stay bravely positive and present for my friend, but all the while I’m thinking, “Oh no, pancreatic cancer!? not again! I’ve already lost two friends.”
I might have under-thought the results of multiple, rapid life changes and how they extract their toll on us retired mortals.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
I’ve made the decision to lovingly engage with everything that has life. By ‘life’ I refer to everything that lives, grows and dies. By engage, I mean to validate, to respect, to study, to experience, to question.
Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If.
The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have had with aging women.
On this fresh, cool, sun-dappled morning, I feel washed clean, full of clarity and determined to make some needed changes in my post-60 life.
This state of mind came to me through some tough work over the past 10 days. I am just emerging from a time of spiritual self-reflection as part of my religious observances, an emotionally powerful time when the core practice is to engage in harsh and unflinching self-evaluation.
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