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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
Makeup for Women Over 50 Is *NOT* About Looking Younger!
2 weeks ago

Makeup for Women Over 50 Is *NOT* About Looking Younger!

Many women stop using makeup after 50 because they realize no product can rewind time. But is that the real purpose of makeup? Join us in conversation with makeup artist Ariane Poole who shares her view of why makeup is important. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Ways to Fight Loneliness (#4 is Free and Could Really Change Your Life)
2 weeks ago

5 Ways to Fight Loneliness (#4 is Free and Could Really Change Your Life)

When you are feeling a little lonely, it is easy to suffer in silence. You may even feel like you are alone in your loneliness… that all of the happy people that you see in your Facebook feed are enjoying life while you struggle to stay connected. The truth is that almost all of us feel lonely from time-to-time. In fact, in a recent survey, 75% of the women in our community said that they sometimes feel lonely. This is a challenge… but, it is also an opportunity for us to support each other. Together, we can defeat loneliness! To kick off this discussion, I wanted to share an article (and two videos that I recorded) with some advice on how to beat loneliness. I hope that you will also share some ideas! Do you sometimes feel a little lonely? What positive steps are you going to take today to build the friendships that you deserve?
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Makeup for Older Women: How to Deal with Eye Bags and Dark Circles
2 weeks ago

Makeup for Older Women: How to Deal with Eye Bags and Dark Circles

When the mirror reveals that yet another day will pass with those horrendous dark circles under your eyes, you know it’s time to take the matter seriously. Join us in discussion with makeup artist Ariane Poole who is ready to share her secret on having a more vibrant and well-rested appearance. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Loneliness in Retirement (#4 is Free and Could Change Your Life)
2 weeks ago

5 Ways to Avoid Loneliness in Retirement (#4 is Free and Could Change Your Life)

Most boomer women have a strong work ethic and derive a great sense of identity from their work. After all, many of us started working when we were 15 and have worked for 45 years, so when work ends, there is often a huge void in our lives. This leaves many of us looking for ways to avoid loneliness in retirement. Read More

60 Ways to Make Money Before or in Retirement (No Experience Required!)
2 weeks ago

60 Ways to Make Money Before or in Retirement (No Experience Required!)

Financial stress is one of the worst feelings in the world. When we are struggling with our money, everything else in our lives, from our relationships to our health, seems to suffer. Of course, there are many ways to make extra money, but, most of these require very specific experience or skills. So, today, I thought that I would share some ways to make money that are accessible to almost everyone. Is there some learning involved? Of course! But, we’re not afraid of trying something new… are we? :) 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

Book of the Week: “If You Leave Me” – A Story of War, Family and Forbidden Love
2 weeks ago

Book of the Week: “If You Leave Me” – A Story of War, Family and Forbidden Love

For most people, Korea is an enigmatic country.

Personally, I know very little about Korean history and culture, so the book If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim intrigued me. We often learn of women who are caught in historical moments of transition and this story talks about someone living in that reality. Read More

7 Affordable Moisturizers I Totally Love (Video Review)
2 weeks ago

7 Affordable Moisturizers I Totally Love (Video Review)

Today, I’d love to try something a bit different… so, I hope that you will bear with me for my little experiment. In the past, I have done skincare and makeup tutorials, but, I haven’t really talked much about specific products. And, since there are so many options out there, I thought that I would give this a try. To kick things off, I have recorded a video with my 7 favorite affordable moisturizers. I’d love to know whether you like the approach that I took and what you would like to see in future videos. And, if this topic isn’t your cup of tea… don’t worry! There are plenty of other topics below to dive into! 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 Delicate Art of Finding *the Right* Friends After 60
2 weeks ago

The Delicate Art of Finding *the Right* Friends After 60

One of the challenges that many women (and men for that matter!) our age face is staying socially connected. Of course, we don’t just want *more* people in our lives. We want *the right* people in our lives. So, today, I would like to offer some advice for finding friends and fighting loneliness in the best years of your life. 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

Makeup for Women Over 60: Why Cream Blush with a Little Powder Is the Best Choice for Older Skin
2 weeks ago

Makeup for Women Over 60: Why Cream Blush with a Little Powder Is the Best Choice for Older Skin

We never think to combine cream with powder when we use blush, but is it possible? Join us in discussion with makeup artist Ariane Poole who is here to share her professional advice. Enjoy the show! Read More

Surprising Eyeliner Tips from a Pro (Video) – and So Much More!
2 weeks ago

Surprising Eyeliner Tips from a Pro (Video) – and So Much More!

I hope that you are having a wonderful day! Today, I’d love to share an eyeliner tutorial that I recorded with my good friend – and professional makeup artist – Ariane Poole. Makeup not your cup of tea? No problem! We have a number of other inspirational articles to share! You can see them all below or on our homepage. 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