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About Dami Roelse

Dami Roelse encourages her clients to live life with engagement. She blogs and coaches women 50+ to walk, hike and backpack. Her book “Walking on the Wild Side” is forthcoming. You can find out more about Dami at Transformation Travel http://www.transformation-travel.com
Latest Posts | By Dami Roelse
4 Ways to Make Holiday Eating a Gift of Social Experience
2 weeks ago

4 Ways to Make Holiday Eating a Gift of Social Experience

By  •  Lifestyle

In our ‘civilized’ world, food isn’t just used for survival, food is a drug. Do you know anyone who consistently refuses food when offered? Read More

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter
2 months ago

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter

As the days shorten, the sunny hours become more precious. I grab a hold of them as if they are a lifeline strung between me and the darkness that increasingly envelops me as the days roll toward the winter solstice. It resembles a slow drowning into the depth of the season. Read More

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational
3 months ago

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational

By  •  Mindset

Today I’m writing about a walking woman dear to me: my sister. My sister has been battling bladder cancer for the last 3 years. Read More

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!
4 months ago

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!

By  •  Lifestyle

By the time we have crossed the 60 timeline, doing housework is probably the last thing on our mind. Let alone housework on a sunny summer day. You will think, “There are better things to do with my time.” That maybe so, but let’s not underestimate the lowly housework in its capacity of giving satisfaction and joy. Read More

Living to 100 Isn’t Fun, Unless You Stay Healthy!
5 months ago

Living to 100 Isn’t Fun, Unless You Stay Healthy!

Today in the United States, people who are living to 100 represent the second fastest growing age group in the country, according the US Census Bureau Projections. People over 85 are the fastest growing age group. Read More

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
7 months ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More

Every Year After 60 Deserves a Reboot! Where Will You Go?
7 months ago

Every Year After 60 Deserves a Reboot! Where Will You Go?

By  •  Mindset

The desert spreads out below me as I pick my way on the rocky trail. Yesterday’s deep purple of Chinese lantern flowers lining the path has changed to soft lavender phacelia and bright orange mallow.

Life at the speed of two miles an hour lets me retrieve the names of plants buried in the recesses of my brain since last summer’s hikes.
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Lace Up Your Shoes and Make History during Women’s History Month
9 months ago

Lace Up Your Shoes and Make History during Women’s History Month

By  •  Lifestyle

This year Women’s History Month is honoring women who are trailblazers in labor and business.

Those chosen are women who have worked hard to improve women’s lives in the workplace and who have fought for equality and fairness for women in poverty and under-served workers.
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How to Get More Involved in Your Community in Your 60s or Better
10 months ago

How to Get More Involved in Your Community in Your 60s or Better

By  •  Lifestyle

What things matter to you in your community? Do you care how many shopping malls are nearby? Do you care if nightlife is around the corner to spice up your evenings? Do you care if enough bank offices populate the downtown area?
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The Joy of Discovering the Unknown After 60
11 months ago

The Joy of Discovering the Unknown After 60

By  •  Mindset

When we’re past 60 and in the third phase of our life, there is a tendency to seek the familiar, to seek comfort and live out our days with measured excitement.

Organized travel tours, cruise ships to explore new places, temperature controlled homes to keep our bodies comfortable, gym memberships to stay healthy and fit.
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