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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 Change a Loss Into a Catalyst for Change After 60
1 month ago

How to Change a Loss Into a Catalyst for Change After 60

By  •  Mindset

At each stage of our lifespan we are presented with the opportunity to change. These changes are different for each of us, and as we grow older, change is often accompanied by loss. Read More

13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out
1 month ago

13 Powerful Lessons for Aging Well, Inside and Out

By  •  Mindset

Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake. (Anonymous)

The older I get, the harder it is to argue with this advice. Knee deep into my sixth decade, I’ve gathered a few more pearls of wisdom along the way. These lessons are helping me blaze an easier trail through my journey of aging. Read More

I Have Not Hit Rock Bottom Yet… but It Could Happen Any Moment
1 month ago

I Have Not Hit Rock Bottom Yet… but It Could Happen Any Moment

It’s not like I have hit rock bottom. I am not living under a bridge eating cat food. What is true is that for the first time I can see a sequence of events where rock bottom is possible. And it wouldn’t take much. Read More

How to Recover from a Crushing Setback After 60
2 months ago

How to Recover from a Crushing Setback After 60

Have you ever noticed that when you have a sense of confidence and self-worth your sense of self is enhanced and you feel and see things more deeply? It feels like you can conquer the world. Read More

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant
2 months ago

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant

By  •  Mindset

I’m about to lose my job. It’s a long story, but the Reader’s Digest version is that I work for a large, British NGO in London that just lost a big chunk of its government funding.

As a result of that decision, my entire department is being shut down at the end of July. Read More

The Art of Making Lemonade from Lemons During Challenging Times
2 months ago

The Art of Making Lemonade from Lemons During Challenging Times

By  •  Mindset

The past five years have been tough ones. My husband and I each lost a parent. We had three dogs die. I had two back surgeries and a neck surgery (one each year for three years in a row!) My dream job turned out to not be so dreamy. Believe it or not, this is not how we had it all planned! Read More

What’s Holding You Back from Finding Happiness After 60?
2 months ago

What’s Holding You Back from Finding Happiness After 60?

By  •  Mindset

One of my favorite TV ads these days is of two ladies, grey and white haired respectively, who walk into Walgreen’s and purchase a variety of sunscreen ointments. Read More

Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness
2 months ago

Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness

As we age, it’s easy to sit back and leave it to others to make the world around us an interesting place to live. In reality, though, inspiring ourselves and creating our own stimulation can mean the difference between a humdrum existence and a lovely life. Read More

5 Ways to Simplify and Focus on What is Important
2 months ago

5 Ways to Simplify and Focus on What is Important

In 2002, my husband asked me to meet him for lunch. It wasn’t our custom to meet for lunch and especially not at a nice restaurant. I should have known he was up to something! Read More

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!
2 months ago

Learning to Love Your Aging Body – Ignore the Signs of Aging!

She is a famous author. At the time we met, she was in her early-to-mid fifties. What I noticed first about her were her feet, misshapen by bunions and corns, toes crowded and crossing over to form toe braids. Read More