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What My Search for the Perfect Coffee Taught Me About Finding Balance
2 weeks ago

What My Search for the Perfect Coffee Taught Me About Finding Balance

By  •  Mindset

I had the chance to visit the original Starbucks on Pike Place in Seattle. It looks nothing like the chain I have come to rely upon. Yet the formula is the same. My drip coffee is filled to the brim. I have to pour out coffee to make “room.” (Yes, I’m one of those – a little coffee in my cream, please.) Read More

20 Sure Ways to Wake Up Feeling Positive
3 weeks ago

20 Sure Ways to Wake Up Feeling Positive

Have you ever spent a night in fitful sleep, had disturbing dreams or just awakened at 3 am with a mind so active you had to take a sleeping pill? Or are those just redundant questions? Read More

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60
3 weeks 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 Can You Tell if You’re Happy? It’s a Harder Question than it Sounds!
3 weeks ago

How Can You Tell if You’re Happy? It’s a Harder Question than it Sounds!

By  •  Mindset

Knowing that you’re in a happy state seems like a no-brainer, right? As the song goes, “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.” Read More

Dealing with Adversity? Here’s Some Good News to Remember
3 weeks ago

Dealing with Adversity? Here’s Some Good News to Remember

By  •  Mindset

Life happens. We deal with a lot of unexpected and unwanted events throughout the years. These include the end of an important relationship, death of a loved one, health or financial challenges, trouble with our family or losing our way in life. Read More

How to Find Mental Balance in Your Life After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Find Mental Balance in Your Life After 60

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Leonardo Da Vinci

Mental balance is a skill controlled by our minds.

I think living a ‘balanced’ lifestyle is an art because, like art, it is a skill. Like art we create our palate. What is considered balance for one is not considered balance for all. But one thing is true, our success as creators of a balanced lifestyle is based on mind over matter. Read More

Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging
3 weeks ago

Rethinking the Aging Process: 5 Steps to Conscious Aging

As part of my Caregiver Smile Summit, I have had the pleasure of interviewing more than 50 experts in the health, aging and caregiving fields. Dr. Maria Zayas, a practicing psychologist and a faculty member of the Psychology Department at Brenau University, is one of those experts. Together we explored the topic of conscious aging. Read More

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self
4 weeks ago

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 20-Year-Old Self

A year ago, when I turned 60 and decided that I want to live at least 40 more years, I started my 100th Year Project, not knowing how it would change my life. Read More

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older
1 month ago

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older

By  •  Mindset

I love getting older! How many women do you know who feel that way?

Sure, my body is changing, and my eyesight may not be as good as it used to be, but I consider that a gauntlet thrown by Mother Nature to keep me active, eating healthy and working out on a regular basis. I accept the challenge! Read More

3 Ways to Pursue a Perennial Mindset
1 month ago

3 Ways to Pursue a Perennial Mindset

Turning 65 sets a person thinking and looking at the discussions taking place in the world around us. It is one reason I love reading and writing the 60 and Me
blogs. Read More