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Mornings with Sixty and Me | Join Margaret Every Day for Fascinating Conversations
Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!
Sometimes we consider black, white and grey boring colors. Is that truly the case? Join us in discussion with style blogger Mel Kobayashi who has prepared some great ideas to share. Enjoy the show!
61-year-old Janet arrived at the makeup counter wearing full makeup. As she gradually became more comfortable talking with me, she shared that her 9th grade best friend had taught her how to use makeup. They’d arrive at school early and sneak into the bathroom to put on their makeup together.
Have you ever seen someone wear an outfit that matches too much? They meticulously planned every piece of that outfit. They were going for a constant flow of style. But it’s just too much.
Age has never stopped us from wearing eye makeup. But do we know how to apply it so that it flatters our mature skin? Join us in conversation with professional makeup artist Ariane Poole, who has some exciting new techniques to share. Enjoy the show!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
Each of us experiences stress differently, so what you may find stressful may not affect the person next to you.
I recently wrote an article exploring the different ways stress can be generated in our life. Today, I am going to define stress and explain how it affects the body and how you can destress your life by engaging some simple techniques.
I have returned home from summer travel. The good feelings I had built up during my active vacation (two weeks of hiking in the Sierras) are being tested because I live in a valley that features the worst air quality in the nation at this moment due to the raging wild fires on the West Coast of the USA.
The heart has long been considered the most important organ in the body.
In the fourth century B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that our intelligence stemmed from the heart. During the Renaissance, the heart was seen as the center of emotion.
You may have heard of the Ketogenic diet, popularly known as “the Keto diet.” It is not to be confused with the Atkins diet as it contains far more fat and less protein.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Money and sex regularly rank as the most common reasons couples fight.
Research from LearnVest’s Money Habits and Confessions Survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, concluded that financial issues are more than twice as likely as sex to cause tension in a relationship.
Nothing hurts more than when a relationship has ended, especially when betrayal is involved in some way. When a man has lied to you and betrayed your trust, picking up the pieces and moving forward can feel daunting.
It can take time for people to warm-up during the senior dating cycle. Don’t give up until your gut tells you to or if the thought of kissing the person makes you physically sick.
Help! I’m going on a first date. What should I do?
First dates can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never met, or have had minimal face-to-face contact. Relax, take a deep breath and follow some of these tips to help you through.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Do you find it a struggle packing for your next trip? More often than not, packing clothes and shoes is the most difficult part. For those of us who travel with only a carry-on, what we carry in our toiletries bag can have us ‘pulling our hair out’ with all the regulations in place.
I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
Retirement can usher in a variety of mixed emotions with our financial stability being at the top of our list of concerns. Who can we trust? How should we manage our money? How can I feel financially secure? Join in our discussion as we ask these questions and more to financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice for women in retirement. Enjoy the show!
Ladies, when you “dis” something you mentally degrade or put it down. This can hinder you from using your financial resources in retirement to fulfill your unique version of true wealth.
The writer and artist Austin Kleon has a great tip for how to stay creative: “Remind yourself that ‘Every Day is Groundhog Day.’”
Thought that you were done writing when you finished your resume? Unfortunately, you must think again about that one.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
I was thinking, recently, about the books that influenced me when I was growing up. I don’t remember what I was reading – or having read to me – when I was 5, but, I do remember being obsessed with the Nancy Drew series of books when I was around 12.
If you want to have enough money to retire comfortably, the experts have some simple advice: make a plan, start early, live frugally and let compound interest work for you by investing in the stock market for 40 years. At the end of all of this, you will be able to retire in style!
Sixty and Me is a community of women on a journey to get the most of life after 60 and to release the memories and regrets that have lingered for decades. So, it is always refreshing and intriguing to get a sneak peek into the lives of eight women doing just that.
I’m not embarrassed by the fact that I crave human contact. Unlike my kids, who seem like they could be perfectly happy floating through space in a lonely little metal capsule, I need people around me to thrive.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy).
What excuses actually work? The short answer is… none of them.
If you are like everybody else I know, you have found that excuses show up with monotonous regularity and come from many directions.
Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts.
I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other.
Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!