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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.

Addressing the Fear of Death: What is the “Before I Go Solutions Method?” Can It Help?
1 week ago

Addressing the Fear of Death: What is the “Before I Go Solutions Method?” Can It Help?

Have you ever found that completing a dreaded task is easier when someone shares it? Or that organizing the big jobs into small steps makes them much less difficult? For many women over 60, creating a good end-of-life plan can seem overwhelming. Read More

Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?
1 week ago

Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?

A friend asked me a question the other day: “This writing thing of yours; is it a hobby or do you see it as a profession?”

Even after I’d given him my answer, I chewed on the question for a while. It didn’t really matter what my answer was – encore career or a hobby. For me, the more important truth was this:

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What Does a Good Death Really Mean?
1 week ago

What Does a Good Death Really Mean?

It’s a subject no one wants to talk about. Though death and dying are inevitable, we shy away from discussing them… and all the sadness and pain we fear goes with it. However, developing an end of life plan is a gift you give to yourself and those left behind and the process can be a surprisingly intimate and enriching one. Read More

How to Overcome Childhood Fears and Get More from Life After 50
2 weeks ago

How to Overcome Childhood Fears and Get More from Life After 50

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My husband and I recently escaped the snows in Idaho for a first-time vacation in Belize. The travel brochures claimed the water around the tiny island of San Pedro offered some of the world’s best snorkeling, so we signed up for an excursion.
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Why Not Now at Any Age? 4 Questions to Help Stimulate Positive Change in Your Life After 60
2 weeks ago

Why Not Now at Any Age? 4 Questions to Help Stimulate Positive Change in Your Life After 60

I recently read the book Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven. This inspiring read is about lessons the author learned from basic SEAL training. Read More

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?
2 weeks ago

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?

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My friend’s mother died recently after a sudden stroke, and among her belongings he and his siblings discovered volumes of journals, going back 40 years. They started reading through these family artifacts and learned a lot. Perhaps more than they wanted to. Read More

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All
2 weeks ago

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All

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Having been in a bad marriage for more than 30 years, I thought I was the biggest loser on the planet. I felt I was certainly not attractive and unappealing. I was overweight. I was not good at making money, but I was good at spending them. I wasn’t sexy at all and had zero sex appeal. Read More

4 Qualities That Help You to Embrace Aging
2 weeks ago

4 Qualities That Help You to Embrace Aging

Aging. It’s happening and it’s weird. Some days I am relaxed in the process of it. Other days I am Don Friggin’ Quixote, battling the windmills with Pilates classes, hiking, and an overabundance of green salads and coconut water. Read More

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself
2 weeks ago

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself

When it comes to life after 60, happiness and positivity are often hard to find. It’s easy to look to external sources of our problems. We might blame someone else for our financial difficulties. Or, we may curse our “bad luck” for having to deal with an illness, divorce or other challenging situation. Read More

The Best Relaxation for a Senior Mind: 4 Ways to Find Your Center This Spring
3 weeks ago

The Best Relaxation for a Senior Mind: 4 Ways to Find Your Center This Spring

Since the popularity of the modern yoga and meditation movement several decades ago, specifically the late 80s and early 90s, practitioners and gurus have focused on creating a stronger connection between the mind, body, and spirit. Read More