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About Penelope Jane Whiteley

Penelope Whiteley is a coach and mentor. Her lifestyle blog for women over 50 focuses on beauty, fitness & fashion and travel for the solo woman, as well as lifestyle and anti-aging: http://www.penelopewhiteley.com
Latest Posts | By Penelope Jane Whiteley
6 Ideas for Creating Cash Flow and Escaping Ageism in the Workplace
2 years ago

6 Ideas for Creating Cash Flow and Escaping Ageism in the Workplace

It’s interesting to note how governments are universally at pains to promote the employment of the over 50’s. They aim to keep them working as long as possible.

Is this to prevent governments having to pay pensions? Or are they beginning to understand that people over 50, are no longer old? Personally, I think it’s the former. Read More

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60
2 years ago

Stop Staring at Your Mobile Phone and Get More from Life After 60

We’ve all seen the jokes about social media and mobile phones. For so many people these days, it seems an impossible task to put their phones in their pocket or purse. Read More

Tips and Tricks for Developing Your Shopping Style After 60
2 years ago

Tips and Tricks for Developing Your Shopping Style After 60

For most women, shopping is an inherited or possibly even genetic characteristic. We don’t need to take classes because most of us are born with a shopping degree. But we do need to follow certain guidelines if we are to be awarded a postgraduate degree. Read More

Reinvent Your Fashion Style After 60 with a Wardrobe Makeover
2 years ago

Reinvent Your Fashion Style After 60 with a Wardrobe Makeover

The importance of a wardrobe makeover is a topic I feel very strongly about. In fact, I have included a whole chapter to this subject in my book Hot Stuff. I have also successfully completed many Wardrobe Workouts for women who chose not to do it alone. Read More

After 60, Change Your Dress Style to Reflect the Way You Think and Feel
2 years ago

After 60, Change Your Dress Style to Reflect the Way You Think and Feel

Dressing in an age appropriate way is something that strikes fear into the heart of many women. We don’t want to look like “Mutton dressed as Lamb.” We don’t want to look like granny. Read More

Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal – Don’t Slip Quietly Into Grannydom
2 years ago

Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal – Don’t Slip Quietly Into Grannydom

Why is it that so many women, once they reach a certain age (usually taken to be about 50), allow themselves to sink into grannydom; yet again, living within the expectations of others. Read More

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60
2 years ago

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60

I have written this article in response to a gaggle of women, in their 50s, who should know better! These women made sweeping generalizations about life after 60, which were both fascinating and alarming. Read More

Losing Your Voice in Your 50s… and Getting it Back in Your 60s
2 years ago

Losing Your Voice in Your 50s… and Getting it Back in Your 60s

Here I sit, all dressed up and nowhere to go! I was going to Positano, which, for those of you interested, is a bus ride from Salerno to Amalfi and then another bus ride or a ferry to Positano. It even sounds wonderful! Read More