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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
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning
How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary
4 hours ago

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary

Let’s take a minute to imagine life 10,000 years ago. It’s sunset, and while you don’t have a watch, you know that it’s time to sleep. Over the course of the last hour, the sun has gently descended behind the mountains, turning the sky from blue to yellow to red to purple. There are dangers in the night, but, you feel safe in your cave, surrounded by your family. Read More

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older
4 hours ago

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older

I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other. Read More

Shining in Your 60s, Picking a Cruise and 3 Unexpected Health Tips
10 hours ago

Shining in Your 60s, Picking a Cruise and 3 Unexpected Health Tips

I hope that you are having a wonderful day! This morning, I have some fantastic articles to share. First, we will discuss how to stop comparing yourself to others so that you can really shine in your 60s or better. Then, we will go through 8 tips for choosing the perfect cruise. We also have an article with 3 unexpected health tips. And this is just the beginning! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

My “Living Coral” Makeup Tutorial (Pantone 2019 Color of the Year!)
1 day ago

My “Living Coral” Makeup Tutorial (Pantone 2019 Color of the Year!)

Every year, color experts, Pantone, release their “color of the year.” This year, the color that they have chosen is “living coral,” which they describe as “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.” So, just for fun, I thought that I would record a quick makeup tutorial using this color. I hope that you enjoy today’s video! If you do, please like, share and comment. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

3 Tips for Finding Amazing Dresses, No Matter Your Style, Shape or Size
2 days ago

3 Tips for Finding Amazing Dresses, No Matter Your Style, Shape or Size

Few items of clothing are as frustrating (or exciting) to shop for as dresses. When a dress fits us perfectly, we feel like a million bucks. On the other hand, a badly fitting dress can feel like a paper bag or straitjacket. So, today, I want to give you 3 tips for finding an amazing dress, no matter your shape or size. I hope that you enjoy today’s video! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

12 Unusual Ways to Beat the Blues and Find Happiness Every Day (Video)
3 days ago

12 Unusual Ways to Beat the Blues and Find Happiness Every Day (Video)

If you went by my morning videos, you would probably assume that I am happy literally *all the time!* :) But, of course, like all of you, I often wake up on the wrong side of the bed or just feel a little blue. When this happens, I have several techniques that I use to make my way back to happiness. And today, I’d like to offer some of these suggestions to you. I hope that they help you to find the happiness and positivity that you deserve! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

6 Scarf Tying Tips, 3 Brisk Walking Secrets and How to Start a Business
5 days ago

6 Scarf Tying Tips, 3 Brisk Walking Secrets and How to Start a Business

I hope that you are having a wonderful day! I was up bright and early today for a visit with my grandson, Max, which was a lot of fun! I hope that you also have something energizing planned for the weekend! Today, I have several fun articles to share. First, we will discuss 6 scarf tying tips. Then, we will chat about the surprising connection between brisk walking and longevity. And, we have an article that may just help you to start that business that you have always been thinking about! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

How to Take Control and Live a Truly Independent Life
6 days ago

How to Take Control and Live a Truly Independent Life

One of the best things about getting a little older is that you (usually) have more freedom than at other points in your life. But, having freedom is not enough… you have to actually use your freedom if you want to build a happier, more independent life. So, today, I’d like to offer my own perspective on this and share an article by one of our bloggers, Joy Harmon, on the joys of independent living. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60
1 week ago

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60

Life after 60 is complicated. Over the decades, we have experienced a full spectrum of emotions. We have loved and lost. We have passed milestones and celebrated accomplishments. But, no matter how full our lives have been, we are filled with questions.

Did I make the right decisions with my life? Did I do enough? Did I choose the right balance between my career and my family? Was I a good parent and spouse? Do you have any of these thoughts? Read More

Dancing, Saving and Losing Weight After 60
1 week ago

Dancing, Saving and Losing Weight After 60

I hope that you are having a wonderful day! As I write to you, the snow is falling outside, but, I am tucked up, all cozy, with a cup of Earl Grey tea. This really is a wonderful season! Today, I have some great articles to share. First, we’ll talk about the benefits (both physical and mental) of dancing after 60. Then, I will give some advice for getting more from your savings. We also have an article that focuses on how to maintain a healthy weight at any age. And, this is just the beginning! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More