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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.

Are You a Brave 60-Plus Woman? Let’s Kick Fear to the Curb in 2019!
19 hours ago

Are You a Brave 60-Plus Woman? Let’s Kick Fear to the Curb in 2019!

By  •  Mindset

When I was younger, I used to love to go swimming with my best friend, Jeanne. We would go to the neighborhood public pool and spend the entire summer day laying in the sun and jumping off the board. Read More

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments
20 hours ago

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments

After decades looking after other people, it’s easy to feel a little lost. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to develop a positive attitude in your 50s or 60s. One of the most effective of these is giving genuine compliments. Read More

The Long Game of Changing Direction After 60, for Better or Worse
2 days ago

The Long Game of Changing Direction After 60, for Better or Worse

Just when I thought this side of 60 my life could be more predictable, an unexpected storm blew in and changed everything. I shouldn’t have been caught so off guard. Read More

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60
3 days ago

5 Ways to Recognize Your True Calling in Life After 60

“Everybody has a calling. Your real job in life is to figure out why you are here and get about the business of doing it.” – Oprah Winfrey

I love this quote by Oprah! She is a beautiful living example of renewing what it means to embrace purpose and meaning at every stage of life. Read More

4 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging
3 days ago

4 Key Ingredients for Successful Aging

By  •  Mindset

Wikipedia defines successful aging as “physical, mental and social well-being in older age.” The authors of Successful Aging: The MacArthur Foundation Study, John Rowe, MD, and Robert Kahn, PhD, define it as “the cross-section between three components.” Read More

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older
4 days ago

5 Ways Our Spiritualty Changes as We Get Older

I have a degree in Religious Studies from the University of Colorado. All my life, I have felt that the basic principles shared in all organized religions align and are built on common values. These include kindness, love, tolerance and respect for each other. Read More

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives
5 days ago

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives

A few years ago, in 2011, I saw Rita Moreno in her one-woman theatre piece, Rita Moreno: Life without Makeup. She was spectacular – singing, and dancing. She was in her early 80s. Read More

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death
5 days ago

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death

This is a photo I took of my parents’ joint funeral.

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Unbelievably, they both died in the same week, in their sleep, aged 86 and 84. My dad had had a stroke a year previously and hadn’t been doing too well, so it wasn’t entirely unexpected when I got a phone call one morning saying he hadn’t woken up. Read More

Saying Thank You to Others Can Change Their Lives – And Yours!
7 days ago

Saying Thank You to Others Can Change Their Lives – And Yours!

By  •  Mindset

Do you appreciate a word of praise? Do you like giving praise where it is due?

When I was working full time, I realised the importance of praise and encouragement. Even now at my ripe old age, if someone tells me I am doing a good job, I feel elated. It spurs me on to do better things. Read More

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it
7 days ago

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it

“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age.

I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible. Read More