Women over 60 are entering a new chapter of life. We have lived and loved and recovered from heartbreak and loss, we have strived in the career arena and tended the home fires and (often) nurtured children and cared for aging parents of our own. And as we get older, because of all that we have experienced and surmounted during our lives, many women over 60 find themselves feeling more optimistic about life than ever before.
Women over 60 are often known for having high self-esteem and confidence. This time of life is supposed to be a time of confidently engaging with the world and trying new things, learning, growing and making a difference at the prime of our lives.
But what if the changes of midlife and the approach of retirement and the shifts happening in your family are leaving you feeling more bewildered than confident?
In this episode of the Sixty and Me Show, I enjoyed a lively conversation with Nancy Mueller, a vivacious and dynamic member of the Sixty and Me Community.
After palliative care nurse Bronnie Ware wrote an online article highlighting the top five regrets of the dying, people all over the internet began cataloguing their own aspirations and wishes. Ware listed the top 5 regrets of her patients as follows:
Are you tired of being surrounded by too much stuff? Then, it may be time to downsize your home and join the tiny house movement.
Are you absolutely terrified about turning 60? If so, it’s important that you consider just why you are filled with trepidation. It’s just a number after all.
Is leaving your 50’s such a big deal? Many women are able to take turning 60 in their stride and to relish the new decade. For others, turning 60 is depressing, daunting and instigates feelings of anxiety. No-one wants to grow old but
In 1987, there was a popular television series called thirtysomething. It was about a group of yuppie baby boomers in their thirties who were dealing with the angst of selling out their hippie ideals for suburbia America. I loved the women on that show because