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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.
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14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist
4 weeks ago

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist

What the heck have I gotten myself into?

Those were the words that went through my mind when I first sat down with professional makeup artist, Ariane Poole, to record a series of makeup for older women video tutorials. Read More

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women
4 weeks ago

Where Have You Found the Best Plus Size Swimwear? Real Advice from Real Women

Why is shopping for plus size swimwear so difficult? This is one of the many fashion related questions that we find ourselves facing as the winter weather melts away and we start thinking about summer. Read More

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom
4 weeks ago

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom

Sleep is a mysterious process.

For hours a day, we are whisked away to a magical world, fueled by our subconscious. As a result, we have a tendency to think of sleep as being out of our control. Read More

5 Simple Morning Rituals that Can Make You Happier and Healthier After 60
4 weeks ago

5 Simple Morning Rituals that Can Make You Happier and Healthier After 60

By the time we reach our age, we have plenty of habits. These small rituals build up slowly over time and are seldom chosen consciously.

Take a moment to think about your “typical” weekday morning. Do you stumble out of bed and head straight for the coffee machine? Do you check your email, or Facebook, within a few minutes of getting up? Is there a certain type of cereal that you have eaten for years?

If so, maybe it’s time to develop some new morning rituals. Read More

Embrace the Power of Reframing to Get More from Life After 60
4 weeks ago

Embrace the Power of Reframing to Get More from Life After 60

In many ways, baby boomers have a lot to be thankful for. After all, on paper, we are the wealthiest generation of all time. We are also destined to live longer than any generation before us. Read More

Are Boomers Ready to Abandon Paper Books?
4 weeks ago

Are Boomers Ready to Abandon Paper Books?

Like many women in our community, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for paper books.

No matter how good e-books get, there is something about the feel, and even smell, of paper that brings back fond childhood memories. I’m sure that many people of our generation have similar associations. Read More

4 Keys to Making Friends After 60

What’s the one thing that we can never have too much of? No, not money! It’s good friends. Unfortunately, as we get a little older, the ties that bound us together in the past loosen and we are forced to look for new ways to meet people.

Today, I want to offer 4 suggestions for making friends as an older adult. 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

Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!
1 month ago

Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!

Could something as simple as doing breathing exercises help you to get more from life after 60? The answer is almost certainly yes!

For most of our lives, we have a tendency to take our bodies for granted. In our 20s and 30s, we barely even notice that it is there – or, at the very least we don’t appreciate it as much as we should! Read More

Want to Get the Most from Life After 60? Get Back to Nature!
1 month ago

Want to Get the Most from Life After 60? Get Back to Nature!

We are living in strange times. For millions of years, our ancestors slept under the stars. We sleep in concrete boxes. Our ancestors hunted for food and battled starvation.

Our food comes to us and we battle obesity. Our ancestors lived in small communities of closely related individuals. We live in concrete jungles filled with strangers. Is it any wonder that we sometimes feel lonely and anxious? Read More

Practical Retirement Advice from Your Sixty and Me Sisters

The “experts” seem to have plenty to say about saving for retirement. But, when it comes to the everyday challenges and opportunities that retirees face, they are strangely silent. Fortunately, we have each other to learn from.

So, today, I would like to share some retirement advice from 20 of your Sixty and Me sisters. Then, I would like to ask you how you are approaching retirement.

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