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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
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Going on a Retreat Can Energize Your Life After 60 (And, It’s Cheaper Than You Think!)
13 hours ago

Going on a Retreat Can Energize Your Life After 60 (And, It’s Cheaper Than You Think!)

As older women, we take on so much! Many of us are still working in “retirement”. Millions of us are raising our own grandkids. And, millions more are the primary caregivers for a spouse or other family member. So, today, I want to tell you that you deserve a break. Maybe you won’t be able to go today (or even this week). But, I hope that this video inspires you to take a “retreat”… even if it’s just a camping trip that you organize with some friends or an adventure to a new city. Do you agree that a “retreat” doesn’t have to be an expensive organized event to be relaxing and fun? What is the most relaxing trip that you have ever taken?
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Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening
1 day ago

Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening

Reducing our exposure to unhealthy chemicals can have a positive impact on our health as we age. One of the ways that many women over 60 are looking to reduce their intake of chemicals and unhealthy food ingredients is by starting to do organic gardening in their own backyards. Read More

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!
1 day ago

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!

Do you ever feel like most of the people around you are much more “together” than you are? Do you often find yourself comparing yourself to others, even when you know it’s counterproductive? I know I do!

Sitting in a coffee shop, watching the people smiling and talking with their friends, it’s easy to think that we are the only ones that have problems. Read More

Age-Appropriate Dressing? Oh, Please! 4 Ways to Bring Out Your Personal Style
1 day ago

Age-Appropriate Dressing? Oh, Please! 4 Ways to Bring Out Your Personal Style

“Wear black and navy,” “give away your jeans” and “burn your leggings.” These are a few of the messages that older women receive about age-appropriate dressing after 60. Well, today, I want to talk about the only fashion rule that really matters after 60… and that rule is “Wear things that make you look and feel great!” Watch today’s video for 4 tips for bringing out your personal style. I can’t wait to see you there! Do you think that there is such a thing as “age appropriate dressing” after 60? It’s ok if you do! Or, do you prefer to focus on bringing out your personal style… and to heck with the “rules?”
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A Luxurious Retirement in Europe on $2,900 a Month? (It’s Possible!)
2 days ago

A Luxurious Retirement in Europe on $2,900 a Month? (It’s Possible!)

If I asked you describe what living in Europe in retirement would be like, words like “exciting,” “comfortable,” “fun” and “tasty” might spring to mind. One word that you might not immediately think of is “affordable.” But, in today’s video, I want to share 5 places that you can still retire in Europe for less than $3,000 a month. Of course, this is still a lot of money for many… but, you certainly don’t have to be a millionaire to retire in style in Europe! Would you ever consider retiring in another country? Which one? Do you think that you would save money by retiring abroad? Why or why not?
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5 Hot Holiday Tips for Older Women on the Go!
4 days ago

5 Hot Holiday Tips for Older Women on the Go!

Have you ever saved up for a holiday only to have the reality fall far short of your expectations? Have you ever found yourself sitting in your hotel room wondering, “What am I doing here?” You’re not alone! So, today, I thought that it would be fun to share 5 holiday tips that will help you to get the most from your next adventure into this wonderful world of ours! I’d also love to hear your vacation tips. Have you ever gone on a trip that you regretted? What was the best holiday that you ever took? What tips do you want to give the other women in our community about preparing for a holiday?
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Are You Ready to Choose You? (And Let Go of Your Past!)
4 days ago

Are You Ready to Choose You? (And Let Go of Your Past!)

No matter where we are from, we have all faced our share of challenges in the past. And, many of our experiences have left scars that still haunt us today. So, in this video, I have a positive message to share… I want to ask you to choose you. I want to encourage you to let go of your past (especially if you have been hurt by others) and become your own best friend. You deserve this! Are there things in your past that are preventing you from being your own best friend? Are you ready to choose you today?
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Rocking Life After 60: From an 80-Year-Old Model, Mom of 6 and Author
6 days ago

Rocking Life After 60: From an 80-Year-Old Model, Mom of 6 and Author

Women over 60 are masters of reinvention. But, few women have transformed their lives as completely as the fabulous Valerie Ramsey. Valerie, who is my guest on the show today is a stay-at-home mom of 6 who started a corporate job in her 50s… became a model in her 60s and today, at 80, is also an author of several books. Along the way, she battled (and beat) cancer. So, in other words, Valerie is a fascinating person and I hope you enjoy our discussion. How have you reinvented yourself over the last few decades? What is the hardest challenge that you have overcome? What did you think of my interview with Valerie Ramsey?
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My Fab Makeup for Mature Women: “Less is More” Summer Look and Tutorial
6 days ago

My Fab Makeup for Mature Women: “Less is More” Summer Look and Tutorial

When it comes to facial makeover, it’s really important to have fun with different products and experiment with various color combinations. Join us in this demonstration to see how Margaret applies the products and techniques of Ariane Poole. Enjoy the show! Read More

Retirement is Awful! Retirement is Awesome! :)
6 days ago

Retirement is Awful! Retirement is Awesome! :)

Like so many things in life, retirement can be as wonderful (or as terrible) of an experience as we let it be. I’m not talking about the practical aspects of life after retirement. I’m talking about how our mindset impacts our experience in retirement. If you have been feeling a bit apprehensive about retirement… or are already retired and are having a little trouble getting into a positive groove, today’s video is for you! How would you describe your retirement experience in a few words? Is retirement awful? Or amazing? Or a little of both?
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