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Are you interested in finding happiness? Do you think being grateful is important? You’ve come to the right place! Let’s give you the inspiration you need to get the most from life after 60.

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed
10 mins ago

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed

A few thousand years ago, helping others wasn’t optional. From the moment we could walk, we played an essential role in helping our tribe to grow and thrive. Read More

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things
2 days ago

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things

I’m 63, having a blast with my new “career” and I feel really good about what I’m doing. Three years ago I retired from the “day job” and haven’t looked back. Read More

5 Surprising Life Lessons from My Wonderful Dog
3 days ago

5 Surprising Life Lessons from My Wonderful Dog

Have you seen that t-shirt, the one that reads “I just want to drink wine and rescue dogs?” I am so there. You could be having the worst day ever and your dog will cheer you up. Read More

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60
4 days ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

True Happiness After 60 Requires You to Risk Getting Hurt
4 days ago

True Happiness After 60 Requires You to Risk Getting Hurt

Like many women over 60, I have had my share of disappointments and other painful experiences. I’ve been robbed, had my heart broken, lost friends to cancer and experienced discrimination. I’m sure that almost everyone reading this could say the same. Read More

4 Ways Empty Nesters Can Live Full Lives
6 days ago

4 Ways Empty Nesters Can Live Full Lives

By the time we reach our 60s, we have had the house to ourselves for a while. But, this doesn’t mean that we have recovered from being empty nesters.

While the emotional sting of watching our kids leave the house and start their own lives fades quickly, the process of reinventing ourselves and finding meaning in our lives is much slower. Read More

Are You the Same Person You Were in High School? Yes, it Matters!
6 days ago

Are You the Same Person You Were in High School? Yes, it Matters!

Whoever first said that life is like high school all the time sure hit the nail on the head.

An aside – Yes, I know that’s a cliché, but I love it. Because I know exactly how hard it is to hit the nail on the head when I’m trying to drive a nail into something!
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Baby Boomers Are Out of Touch with Nature – and It’s Making Us Unhappy
1 week ago

Baby Boomers Are Out of Touch with Nature – and It’s Making Us Unhappy

Have you lost touch with nature?

If you are like most people over 60, who spend 90% of their time indoors, the answer is almost certainly “yes”. Is it any surprise that we feel anxious and worn out when our environments are so different than what our bodies and minds were designed for? Read More

Happiness After 60 Requires Finding the Right Balance Between Caring for Others and Yourself
1 week ago

Happiness After 60 Requires Finding the Right Balance Between Caring for Others and Yourself

Our generation is often criticized – unfairly, in my opinion – for being overly self-centered and selfish.

The truth is that we baby boomers have spent our entire lives thinking about the needs of others. We raised families. We fought for women’s rights. We stood up against perceived injustices. In short, we cared about making the world a better place. Read More

Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!
1 week ago

Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!

Softer than raw power, but still very important, influence plays a role in most of our communications with each other. Influence is a two-way street: we want to enhance ours and not be overly swayed by theirs. Read More