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About Joan Frances Moran

Joan Moran is a keynote speaker, commanding the stage with her delightful humor, raw energy, and wealth of life experiences. She is an expert on wellness and is passionate about addressing the problems of mental inertia. A yoga instructor, Joan is the author of her wise and funny memoir, "60, Sex, & Tango, Confessions of a Beatnik Boomer". Her new book, "I'm the Boss of Me! Stay Sexy, Smart & Strong At Any Age" will be out in January 2016. Check out Joan's website http://www.joanfrancesmoran.com and follow on Twitter @joanfmoran.
Latest Posts | By Joan Frances Moran
You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60
1 month ago

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60

Freeze frame your life. Ask yourself if you are living the life you deserve and want. Don’t tell me your answer yet. Tell yourself that answer. Read More

5 Reflections on Speaking Your Truth
2 months ago

5 Reflections on Speaking Your Truth

Speaking your truth will surely piss some people off and that’s a good thing. It’s time now, in your boomer years, to live your life the way you want to – the way you feel – yet always, of course, with reason and kindness. Read More

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Maybe Meditation Can Help
4 months ago

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Maybe Meditation Can Help

Have you ever been a victim of your own thoughts?

If you are not sure, just think about the one or two or 50 nights when you were plagued by thoughts and constant thinking and you couldn’t shut down your mind and get to sleep. Or, you woke up in the middle of the night and you couldn’t go back to sleep. Read More

Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?
4 months ago

Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a human survival kit in your possession?

The kit would answer the most important questions about your life: How will your life end? Will you find love? Will you be fulfilled emotionally and psychologically? Will you have enough money to live until 90, or even 100? Will your children be happy and successful? Read More

5 Subtle Habits to Embrace this Year if You Want to Find Happiness
6 months ago

5 Subtle Habits to Embrace this Year if You Want to Find Happiness

I’m on a happiness kick as 2017 begins. As intuitive and intelligent people, you know that happiness is a choice. And you undoubtedly get up every day and make a choice to be happy throughout your day.

But some days you just can’t turn on that happiness light. The button is stuck in the off mode. Read More

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays
7 months ago

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays

Meister Eckhart, a 13th century mystic, wrote, “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season
8 months ago

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season. We are probably thinking about buying gifts for family and friends right now. But have you thought about giving yourself a gift? How many times do you give yourself an important gift in your life? I don’t mean a cashmere sweater gift. I don’t mean a facial or massage gift. Read More

10 Questions to Help You Measure Your Awesome Life After 60
8 months ago

10 Questions to Help You Measure Your Awesome Life After 60

It’s rare that you have time to reflect on your life.

Self-reflection is a considered a luxury these days instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day when you literally fall into bed, into a stupor of dreams or no sleep at all because the mind chatter won’t stop spinning. Read More

Sowing the Seeds of Autumn: Practicing Balance
9 months ago

Sowing the Seeds of Autumn: Practicing Balance

Season alert: autumn has arrived. This is my favorite season because it feels abundantly joyful. In a spiritual sense, autumn is about taking inventory and making an assessment of where you are on your life’s path. Read More

What Does Personal Growth and Transformation Mean for Women Over 60?
9 months ago

What Does Personal Growth and Transformation Mean for Women Over 60?

It can be infuriating to answer a question with a question. But if you think about the idea of personal growth and transformation as a journey that is in flux every decade of your life, it makes sense to ask one more follow up question. Or, at least, it does to me. Read More