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About Debbie Hensleigh

Debbie Hensleigh is a serial entrepreneur and business coach who is intent on living life on purpose. She is a speaker, writer and leads workshops on intentionally designing your best ThirdThird, from ages 60 to 90. Building on the FirstThird (learning years) and the SecondThird (earning years), the ThirdThird can be the best Third. Please visit Debbie’s website here http://yourbestthirdthird.com
Latest Posts | By Debbie Hensleigh
5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead
2 weeks ago

5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead

In my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be?, I encourage living on purpose and being intentional so that as we age, we are the women we choose to be. The women we want to be. The women we intentionally become, instead of the ones we sort of drift into without thought or effort. Read More

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60
3 weeks ago

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60

First of all, what is a mantra? According to Wikipedia, “a mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that are considered capable of ‘creating transformation’.” Read More

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise
2 months ago

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise

The effects of living on this earth for more than half a century have begun to take their toll. But I refuse to believe that accepting “aging” and becoming less active is my only option. However, no matter how hard I have tried to convince myself I like to exercise, I just don’t enjoy it. Read More

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter
2 months ago

Happy Holidays! 6 Ways to Stay Positive This Winter

The holidays can be hard on many of us, no matter our age.

As the years go by, there are a lot of reasons we can slip into being sad or lonely or depressed when the days get shorter and the temps start dipping. Read More

8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)
2 months ago

8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)

It seems that I have grown to be very satisfied. There isn’t much that I need or even want beyond what I have or can procure easily at this point of my life. Read More

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?
2 months ago

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?

I am a writer and speaker so, of course, I love words.

My daily crossword is a morning ritual I miss if an unusual schedule prevents it. Read More

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
3 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
4 months ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment
5 months ago

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment

I’m just one small person in a big world, but I am concerned about my responsibility for the wellbeing of the world around me.

In the 1970s, we were minimalists and a bit ‘hippie-ish.’ We eschewed sugar for honey and whole wheat for white. We tried our hand at gardening organically. We limited our possessions. We lived in modest homes. Read More

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
8 months ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More