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About Gloria Dunn-Violin

Gloria Dunn-Violin is a professional speaker, workshop leader, and author of Revivement: Having a Life After Making a Living. Her 25-year background in organizational behavior and development, constant research and personal experience makes her uniquely qualified to guide retirees on their journey. She also hosted a cable TV talk show and writes for publication. Visit her site at www.havingalifenow.com.
Latest Posts | By Gloria Dunn-Violin
How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset
3 weeks ago

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” – Robert H. Schuller, Televangelist Read More

Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?
2 months ago

Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?

As a child, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you aspire to be a teacher, doctor, musician or something else? When I was six, I wanted to be an actress. Read More

Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement
3 months ago

Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement

Do you do something that fills you with satisfaction and meaning? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment because what you do aligns with who you are? Or, are you in a quandary to discover how to contribute your expertise and good heart in the world? Read More

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within
4 months ago

How Old Do You Feel on the Inside? The Art of Staying Youthful Within

Over a year ago, I was going to come out of the closet about my age at a talk I was giving. I had just had a birthday though, and someone beat me to it by putting it on Facebook. I had just turned 77. Read More

Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind and Soul
5 months ago

Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind and Soul

If you’re heading toward retirement, you’re probably fantasizing about: No more freeways! No more deadlines! No more stress! Working after retirement may not even be a thought.

In fact, you may be thinking, “I’m free. I’ll never work again.” Read More

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps
5 months ago

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps

After you’ve been through a personal disaster there is usually an upside. It’s the time when you have regained your equilibrium and understood that you learned important lessons. You start making new and better decisions and feel proud that you made it through. Read More