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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
How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60
1 month 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
2 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
3 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
6 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
7 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
8 months 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?
9 months 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

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60
11 months ago

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, I made a vow to get out of my comfort zone. I was in my late 60s and had been observing a close friend so ensconced in her routine that if anything went slightly awry she became completely undone. Read More

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver
11 months ago

How I Learned to Practice Patience as a Caregiver

I’m not a patient woman by nature. I’ve never gone slowly and carefully into things but run full bore ahead. One of my mottos is, “If all else fails, read the directions.” Read More

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives
12 months ago

What Bali Taught Me About the Importance of Advanced Directives

By  •  Lifestyle

When I arrived at the gym, the electricity had been off for three hours. The treadmills were idle, and only people-powered-machines were raising heart rates. Read More

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