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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 Plant a Money Tree Today… for Peace-of-Mind Tomorrow
3 weeks ago

How to Plant a Money Tree Today… for Peace-of-Mind Tomorrow

By the time we reach our 60s, it’s easy to think that our financial future is set in stone. Either we saved “enough” for retirement. Or, we didn’t. It’s that simple. Or, is it? Today, I want to talk about why it is so important to plant a money tree in your 60s that will bear fruit in the decades ahead. You can do this! 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

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects
3 weeks ago

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects

Talking to my fellow baby boomers, I’m convinced that many of us don’t realize just how many years are ahead of us – or how important healthy aging really is.

Even if we understand, “in theory,” that we have at least 20-30 more years to live, we may not have fully internalized this fact. As a result, when it comes to bad habits, like smoking or drinking too much alcohol, many of us take the position that “the damage has been done, so why change now?” Read More

My Super Easy (and Low Cost!) Summer Makeup Tutorial, Featuring CYO
3 weeks ago

My Super Easy (and Low Cost!) Summer Makeup Tutorial, Featuring CYO

Well, summer may not be quite here yet, but, with the sun returning, I couldn’t help breaking out some of my warm-weather makeup this weekend. Today, I’ll share a super easy (and cost-effective) makeup tutorial that I think you’ll love. This time, I’m focusing on CYO and all of the products can be found in the U.S. and U.K. for less than $5. Makeup not your thing? No problem! We have plenty of other videos and articles to share today! 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 Discover Happiness Later in Life (Hint: It Was Always There!)
3 weeks ago

How to Discover Happiness Later in Life (Hint: It Was Always There!)

Happiness is one of the most basic human emotions. In fact, the pursuit of this feeling governs pretty much every action that we take. So, given all of the focus that we put on “finding happiness,” it’s somewhat surprising that so many of us are unhappy for so much of the time! Well, today, I want to talk about how you can turn things around in your 60s or better and finally find the happiness that you deserve. I hope that you find today’s video inspiring! 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

Am I Becoming a Grumpy Older Woman?
4 weeks ago

Am I Becoming a Grumpy Older Woman?

We talk a lot about the positive aspects of aging, but, today, I’d like to have a little bit of fun and talk about the things that make us a little grumpy after 60. But, don’t worry! Tomorrow, I’ll be back to talking about ice-cream and sprinkles. I hope that you enjoy today’s video. If you do, please share it with a friend. 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 Importance of Being a Generous Person After 60
4 weeks ago

The Importance of Being a Generous Person After 60

Being a generous person feels good. We know from personal experience that it feels great to acknowledge another person and connect with them in a kind and helpful way. Many of us have also experienced the self-confidence and sense of purpose that comes from helping others. Read More

Make More Friends this Year (and Make Our Community Stronger!)
4 weeks ago

Make More Friends this Year (and Make Our Community Stronger!)

One of the things that I love most about being a part of Sixty and Me is getting to know all of you. I honestly feel like I have sisters all around the world! Well, today, I would like to tell you about a way that you can get to know your Sixty and Me sisters even better. And, as an added bonus, you can make our community stronger as you make new friends. 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

Living Alone Isn’t All Bad… at Least it Can Make You Feel Rich!
4 weeks ago

Living Alone Isn’t All Bad… at Least it Can Make You Feel Rich!

Every time I talk about the topic of loneliness, I am reminded by many women in our community that “being lonely” isn’t the same as “being alone.” In other words, there are many women among us who love living by themselves. So, today, I want to talk about how living alone isn’t all bad… in fact, as our fabulous blogger, Elizabeth Dunkel, points out, it can actually make you feel rich! Confused? Watch today’s video and everything will become clear! 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

Time to Move? These 6 Simple Questions Will Help You Decide
4 weeks ago

Time to Move? These 6 Simple Questions Will Help You Decide

For most of our lives, many of us chose where to live based on the needs of others. Perhaps we wanted to make sure that our kids lived in an area with good schools. Or, maybe we relocated to support our partner’s career. But, regardless, we haven’t been completely in charge of our own destiny. Now, things are starting to change. We finally have the opportunity to decide where we want to live based completely on our own criteria. So, is it time for a move? These 6 questions will help you decide! 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

Comforting Your Inner Child Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60
4 weeks ago

Comforting Your Inner Child Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

When you are feeling lonely or anxious, it’s easy to get caught up in the jumble of emotions. What you really want is a trusted friend to listen to – someone who can help you to see the situation rationally and who can offer perspective. Read More