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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 Nature Can Make Life More Enjoyable After 60
3 weeks ago

How Nature Can Make Life More Enjoyable After 60

By  •  Mindset

This was the most rain I had seen for many years. Winter was a major challenge. I live in remote mountains, in the bowl of Mill Creek, in magical Big Sur. The environment continues to challenge all of us. Read More

Fighting Invisible Time Bandits: Get the Most from the Time You Have Left
4 weeks ago

Fighting Invisible Time Bandits: Get the Most from the Time You Have Left

By  •  Mindset

I have a love/hate relationship with time. I used to feel like I had all the time I needed. It could drag on forever. Or maybe that was only true when I was five.

Around the age of 50, I started telling myself a scary story, the one where I’m running out of time. Read More

5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond
4 weeks ago

5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

Secrets are tantalizing. And to think I finally cracked the code on the secret to living happily ever after. Read More

Are You Using the Power of Selective Focus to Reach Your Goals After 60?
4 weeks ago

Are You Using the Power of Selective Focus to Reach Your Goals After 60?

Do you ever find yourself behind on projects, fielding interruptions and distractions that make it difficult for you to finish?

Do you find it difficult, at times to find your focus – especially when there are so many things that need attention? Read More

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations
4 weeks ago

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations

Saying daily positive affirmations, out loud, is a very effective way to live on purpose. Having true, positive statements you say about and to yourself is rewarding, energizing and focusing, and can change the way you think. Read More

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60
1 month ago

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60

Freeze frame your life. Ask yourself if you are living the life you deserve and want. Don’t tell me your answer yet. Tell yourself that answer. Read More

It’s Time to Enjoy Your Guilty Pleasures – Stop Trying to Please Everyone!
1 month ago

It’s Time to Enjoy Your Guilty Pleasures – Stop Trying to Please Everyone!

By  •  Mindset

We all have guilty pleasures. Those little things we do, consume or think that the pesky angel on our shoulders tells us is indulgent or unhealthy or selfish. I’ll tell you mine, you tell me yours. Read More

Reaching Your Potential After 60: What is Your Highest and Best Use?
1 month ago

Reaching Your Potential After 60: What is Your Highest and Best Use?

By  •  Mindset

The concept of highest and best use (HBU) originated with economists who conceptualized the idea of maximum productivity. Read More

7 Ways of Overcoming Grief When the Unexpected Happens
1 month ago

7 Ways of Overcoming Grief When the Unexpected Happens

One thing that’s almost certain, once you’re over 60, is overcoming grief.

It’s hard to avoid grief unless we die early or we’re incredibly lucky. By now, many of us have already lost our parents, even if they lived to a ripe old age. Mine passed away at 89 and 90. Although it was hard, (they died within two weeks of each other) it was expected because of their age and was easier to deal with. Read More

3 Lessons for Going the Distance in Life After 60
1 month ago

3 Lessons for Going the Distance in Life After 60

Since this isn’t one of my blogs about fashion I thought I’d write a nondescript title to see who was paying attention, because, frankly, that’s what going the distance is about: paying attention to how we feel at any one time. Read More