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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

Do You Still Love Your Jeans?

A few days ago, I read an article that claimed that women over 40 should throw away their jeans. What nonsense! In fact, today, I want to argue that jeans are still one of the most versatile items of clothing for women our age. I’d also love to get your opinion on where to find the best jeans and to hear about the styles that you prefer. 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

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way
4 weeks ago

4 Painful Truths About Retiring Abroad That I Learned the Hard Way

I didn’t mean to retire in Switzerland. Instead, retiring abroad was a happy accident. After spending more than four decades in corporate jobs, I found myself out of work for the first time. One of my sons was living in Switzerland and the other had settled in Scotland. In addition, my marriage had ended several years earlier, so, there really wasn’t a strong incentive for me to stay in the U.S. Read More

Can Bad Dreams Really Be Good for Us?

Last night, I had a bad dream. I won’t bore you with the details, but, it was one of those nightmares that follows you through the day. Then, I remembered that one of our wonderful bloggers recently wrote an article on why bad dreams can actually be good for us. After reading it for a second time, I felt much better… so, today, I would like to share what I found. I hope that today’s video gives you some comfort the next time you have a restless night! 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

Why Exploring the United Kingdom Will Change Your Life Forever… and the Best Way to Do it!
1 month ago

Why Exploring the United Kingdom Will Change Your Life Forever… and the Best Way to Do it!

I am a London girl. Born and raised in Acton, West London, I have a deep and passionate love for the United Kingdom. My roots lie between the urban landscapes of my childhood to the countryside of my child raising years. Read More

When it Comes to Fashion, What’s Old is New Again

Do you love to play with makeup and fashion? I do! So, today, I want to talk about the way that fashion trends come and go… and come back again! Let’s take a break from all of the seriousness in the world and talk about some of our favorite clothing styles, trends and time periods. 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

4 Creative Ways to Say “No”

Are you the kind of person who has trouble saying “no?” I am! Unfortunately, as many of us helpful souls have discovered over the years, saying “yes” to every request is tiring and can prevent us from getting the most from our own lives. Worst of all, when we try to help everyone, we end up running out of energy to work on the projects that really matter. So, today, I would like to suggest 4 creative ways to say “no.” 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

The Secret Advice We Want Younger Women to Hear

By the time we reach our 60s, we have had our share of failures and successes. We have loved and lost… and loved again. Through it all, we have gained wisdom and perspective. Now, I’d like us to share our experiences with younger women across the world. They may make the same choices anyway, but, at the very least, they will know that they are in good company! :) Let’s start a list of things that all younger women should know as they begin their great adventure. 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

5 Simple Strategies for Making Friends

At age 6, making friends is simple. At age 60… not so much. The good news is that, if we apply a few simple strategies, we can find the friendship and social interaction that we all deserve! Today, I would like to offer 5 ways to form new friendships that will stand the test of time. I hope you find these tips 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

Want to Make More Friends? Try Chatting Like This…

One of the greatest challenges (and opportunities) that we face as we get a little older is making new friends. On the one hand, you could argue that making friends is harder as you approach retirement. On the other hand, we are finally free to choose only the people that we really want in our lives. Well, today, I would like to talk about how chatting can help you to make more friends. I hope that you find today’s video helpful and inspiring! 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

3 Free Things that Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks!

At our age, it’s natural to make comparisons. We look at other people’s lives and assume that they have it so much better than us. In reality, we don’t need a lot of money to feel rich (in every sense of the word.) In fact, some of the best things in life really are free! So, today, I want to share 3 free things that can help you to feel like a million bucks. 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

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