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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

Getting More from Fashion After 60

Today’s conversation is likely to be a bit controversial, so, I hope that you will bear with me! Not so long ago, I had the opportunity to travel down to Milan, Italy to meet with fashion expert, Melanie Payge. Our conversation was colorful, creative and more than a little controversial! Today, I want to share 6 guidelines that Melanie gave to our community for getting more from fashion after 60. You may not agree with all of them – I certainly didn’t – but they will certainly get you thinking! More than anything, they will give us something fun to chat about! 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

Is Too Much Technology Making Us Sick?

For the most part, I’m a huge fan of technology. It helps us to communicate, keeps us healthier longer and gives us access to limitless sources of information. At the same time, there is no denying that technology has its downsizes. For example, it can encourage us to abandon genuine relationships in favor of fickle online friendships. It can also keep us locked up indoors when we should be exploring the world. So, today, I’d love to discuss how we can find the right balance between embracing technology and staying connected to the real world. 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

Do You Apologize Too Much?

Do you feel like you apologize too much… even for things that aren’t your fault? I do! In fact, this is one habit that I’ve tried to break over the years. Why? Because, if everything is worthy of an apology, then saying “I’m sorry” loses its meaning. It’s also not great for your self-confidence to be constantly looking for things that you did wrong! So, today, I want to offer a few tips for getting your apologies under control. 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

Luxury Skincare on a Budget: Let’s Share Some Secrets!

If you think that millionaires are the only ones who can afford to pamper their skin, think again! There are plenty of free or low cost ways to make your skin feel amazing and, today, I want to share 8 of them. I would also love to hear how you are taking care of your skin. We have so much to learn from each other! 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

How to Wake Up Feeling Positive Every Day

We all wake up on the wrong side of the bed once in a while. At the same time, there are practical things that we can do to increase our chances of feeling happy every morning. Today, I would like to share 20 fun ideas for starting your day with positivity and passion. I’d also love to hear how you start your day. 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

8 Fun Online Shopping Tips

Like many of you, there was a time when I avoided shopping online. I was worried about getting ripped off, the security of my data and the time that it took for things to be delivered. What a difference a few years makes! Now, I can’t imagine shopping for everything in person. If this sounds like you, you’ll love today’s conversation. First, I’ll share 8 fun online shopping tips. Then, I’d love to hear where you shop online to find the best deals. 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

Sending Our Support to the Victims of Irma and Harvey

Today is going to be a difficult day for many of our Sixty and Me sisters. No matter where you live in the United States, you probably know someone who has been impacted by Hurricane Harvey – or will be impacted by Hurricane Irma. Even if you don’t live in the U.S., I’m sure that you, like me, have been watching the news with a deep sadness lately. So, today, I would like each of us to send our love, thoughts, prayers and practical assistance to the men and women who have been impacted by these disasters. In addition to sending positive messages, I’d love our community to get involved directly. So, today, I will mention a few organizations that may deserve your support. I’d also love to hear your suggestions on how we can all help.  Read More

The Crazy Truth About Retiring Abroad… and My Own Story

There are many things that are appealing about retiring abroad. In many cases, the cost of living is less, you can experience a new culture and get a little extra sun. That said, retiring abroad also comes with many challenges, not the least of which is staying social. Today, I want to talk about the challenges and opportunities of retiring overseas. I’ll also share a few of my own personal experiences. Read More

7 Reasons Cooking at Home Rocks

Do you love to cook? I have to admit that, just a few years ago, my culinary experience was limited to tuna melts and smoothies. Now, with my son working as a chef in Scotland, I am feeling the urge to break out my pots and pans and get cooking! On this topic, today, I would like to discuss 7 ways that cooking at home can improve your life. I think that a few of the reasons may surprise you! 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

A Few Memory Boosting Tips

Keeping your brain healthy in your 60s and beyond is so important. By staying mentally and physically fit, you are better able to explore, stay social and enjoy your favorite activities. So, today, I would like to share a few memory-boosting tips. I’d also love to hear what you are doing to keep your brain healthy. 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