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About Susan Tereba

Susan Tereba, an artist, jewelry designer and writer, has lived in Bali for 27 years. She had 14 years of experience as the primary caregiver for her husband, who had Alzheimer’s. Susan now writes and speaks with the goal of inspiring other caregivers for those with chronic illnesses. Please visit her website for more details http://alzworld-susantereba.blogspot.ch
Latest Posts | By Susan Tereba
12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
3 weeks ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

By  •  Travel

At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
3 months ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

By  •  Lifestyle

A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60
4 months ago

How to Keep Your Passion For Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

I’ve always been a passionate person. Passion has filled my life. When I’m interested in something, I go for it, and I’ve been blessed with abundant energy. My 64-year-old partner has a hard time keeping up with me! Read More

How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60
5 months ago

How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60

By  •  Mindset

Cruising along the freeway, my sister, Joan, and I were absorbed in a passionate discussion. Suddenly, time stood still. The car in front of us spun out of control, leaving the driver facing us. Read More

How Travelling on a Long-Distance Flight Can Be Relaxing and Transformational
6 months ago

How Travelling on a Long-Distance Flight Can Be Relaxing and Transformational

By  •  Travel

People often complain about air travel and having to arrive two hours early for an international flight. The long check-in lines and going through immigration and security can be tedious. Read More

Boost Your Productivity After 60 with This Morning Trick
7 months ago

Boost Your Productivity After 60 with This Morning Trick

By  •  Lifestyle

Ten years ago, five floors up in a Mumbai apartment, a sari clad palm reader told me I’d work until I was 78. That still suits me fine since I don’t have ‘retirement’ either in my bank account or my vocabulary. I’m one of the lucky ones that loves working and can’t imagine living without this passion that daily spurs me on. Read More

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
10 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

Why Caregivers Need Our Help and What to Do About It
11 months ago

Why Caregivers Need Our Help and What to Do About It

The 2017 Ubud Writers and Readers Festival just finished here in Bali. It’s an exciting annual event that brings in authors from around the world, inspiring audiences with new ideas, current events and touching stories. Read More

How Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement
1 year ago

How Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

My life is passing before my eyes. And yet I’m healthy and vibrant, full of energy, enthusiasm and lots of gratitude. So what’s going on? Read More

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?
1 year ago

Life is Precious! What Are Your Plans for the Time You Have Left?

By  •  Mindset

My great-aunt Esther, who lived to be 89, often lamented, “If I’d known I was going to live this long, I would have recovered my chairs 20 years ago!” That expression has inspired me to live my dreams now, whether the dream is to get a pedicure, go on a trip, or build a new home. Read More