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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. She is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret is the founder of Sixty and Me. Her mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity.
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning

Are You Investing in Your Longevity? You Should!

I don’t know about you, but, I never expected to live into my late 60s. I certainly didn’t plan for life in my 70s or 80s. Now that I am getting a little older, longevity is constantly on my mind. Why? Because I want to have the physical strength, mental power and energy to get everything that I can from life. Today, let’s talk about a few things that we can all do to live happier, healthier lives after 60. What positive changes have you made to your life recently? Are you exercising? Walking? Cooking fresh food? Getting social? Something else?
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Is Subconscious Stress Making You Sick?

Stress is a normal part of life. In fact, most of us deal with conscious stressors – bills, long lines and aches and pains – on a daily basis. Unfortunately, over time, these stresses can build up on a subconscious level. When this happens, we may feel anxious, sad or fearful without being able to put our fingers on what is upsetting us. We just “feel stressed.” Today, I would like to offer some suggestions for fighting back against subconscious stress. I hope that you find them useful! Come 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

14 Makeup Tips to Help You Get the Look You Want

Do you love playing with makeup and fashion? I do! Like most of the women in our community, I am not interested in looking younger. I am simply interested in looking and feeling my best. Do you feel the same? In any case, today, I want to offer 14 makeup tips that I learned while talking with my friend Ariane Poole. I have also recorded a short video to demonstrate my favorites. Do you still enjoy playing with makeup and fashion? What makeup or skincare questions would you like me to ask Ariane in our next interview?
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How Do You Like to Travel? Solo, in a Group or with Your Partner?

One of the best things about getting a little older is that you finally have time to travel. Most of us don’t have the financial resources to travel as much as we would like, but, we still take every opportunity to explore – even if it is just by bus to a nearby city. So, today, I would like to offer some tips staying safe, having fun and making friends when you are on the road. Please 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

9 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting in Better Shape

Staying healthy and fit is essential to getting the most from life after 60. Unfortunately, as we get a little older, it is far too easy to let excuses prevent us from finding the health and happiness that we deserve. So, today, I want to give you 9 tips for achieving healthy aging and getting in better shape. Come 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

Success and Happiness Come from Setting these 3 Kinds of Goals
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Success and Happiness Come from Setting these 3 Kinds of Goals

When I was growing up, no-one really took the time to teach me about goal setting. Read More

How to Feel Less Lonely by Focusing on What You Can Control
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How to Feel Less Lonely by Focusing on What You Can Control

If you’re wondering how to feel less lonely, it is easy to feel like the situation is out of your control. After all, we can’t control how other people feel or think. Read More

How to Prepare for a Big Change in Your Life

If there is one constant in our lives, it’s change! In our 60s, many of us are experiencing profound transformations. We are looking for meaning. We are building new social ties and friendships. Many of us are looking for new ways to make money. So, today, I want to share 7 questions that you should ask yourself before making a big decision in your 60s or better. Come 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

Are Your Self-Centered Goals Making You Unhappy?
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Are Your Self-Centered Goals Making You Unhappy?

Have you ever noticed how everything in the modern world encourages us to be self-centered? Read More

How to Find Happiness in the Transition to Retirement

Are you approaching retirement age? Or have you already reached this milestone? Regardless of where you are on your life journey, there is no doubt that the transition to retirement (or semi-retirement) is powerful, challenging and full of opportunities. Today, I would like to give you a few suggestions for managing the transition to retirement. I hope you find them useful! Come 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