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About Paula Harer

After a 30-year marriage crumbled, Paula Harer found herself single for the first time in 35 years. She felt like she had something to say about her experience, so started writing a blog called Starting Over at Sixty https://www.startingoveratsixty.com. She addresses everything from loneliness and reinvention and offers ways to create a new outlook on life.
Latest Posts | By Paula Harer
How Lifelong Learning Is the Real Fountain of Youth
4 weeks ago

How Lifelong Learning Is the Real Fountain of Youth

By  •  Lifestyle

I was not the best student when I was young. I think I just didn’t feel that I had time when there was so much other interesting stuff going on! Read More

4 Surefire Ways to Make New Friends at Any Age
2 months ago

4 Surefire Ways to Make New Friends at Any Age

By  •  Lifestyle

If you are starting over and feeling lonely, just remember that you can make new friends at any age. If you think that sounds like work, it is. But, it’s necessary and worthwhile. Read More

In Your 60s or Better? Here Are 3 Ways to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger
2 months ago

In Your 60s or Better? Here Are 3 Ways to Look and Feel 10 Years Younger

Do you want to know how to get on the road to looking 10 years younger than you do right now? It is so simple with these three easy steps: take inventory, rid yourself of energy takers, then forgive and move forward. Read More

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All
3 months ago

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All

By  •  Mindset

Having been in a bad marriage for more than 30 years, I thought I was the biggest loser on the planet. I felt I was certainly not attractive and unappealing. I was overweight. I was not good at making money, but I was good at spending them. I wasn’t sexy at all and had zero sex appeal. Read More

How to Keep Yourself Accountable So That You Can Get More From Life
3 months ago

How to Keep Yourself Accountable So That You Can Get More From Life

By  •  Mindset

Keep this word top of mind: accountability. It feels like it is one of several buzzwords for 2018. The first time it caught my attention was when I was watching the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the newest member of the group turned out to be an Accountability Coach. Read More

Are You Stuck in Rut in Your 60s? Here’s How to Get Out
4 months ago

Are You Stuck in Rut in Your 60s? Here’s How to Get Out

By  •  Mindset

If you are stuck, it is time to get unstuck. Nothing ages a woman, in my opinion, more than being stuck in a rut, no matter what part of her life we are talking about. Read More

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!
4 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!

By  •  Mindset

Do you feel like you keep starting over with the same goals? About this time every winter I realize that I have already given up on many of the things that I wanted to change about myself in the new year. About two weeks in! Can you believe it? Read More

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength
5 months ago

How Asking for Help After 60 Can Be a Sign of Strength

By  •  Mindset

No matter who you are, I believe that everyone requests guidance or ‘prays’ to someone or something at some time in life. It doesn’t have to be about religion or religious beliefs either. Read More

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!
6 months ago

What Is Your Word for 2018? Mine Is ‘Goal’!

By  •  Mindset

There is a little book that I think shares lots of tips in a small number of pages. Design Your Day, by Claire Diaz-Ortiz, is a great, quick read for organizing your life, rather than just your sock drawer! Read More

How to Start Your Own “Compliment Campaign”
8 months ago

How to Start Your Own “Compliment Campaign”

By  •  Mindset

I was walking into an office building several weeks ago, and a woman walking toward me said, “That shade of red is beautiful on you.” I thanked her and immediately had a smile on my face. It made me happy. Read More

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