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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.

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?
3 weeks ago

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?

If you want to be more positive, you should watch what you watch. That’s the simple the conclusion that I came to after spending 100s of hours researching happiness. Read More

10 Ways to Dare to Live a Wholehearted and Authentic Life After 60
3 weeks ago

10 Ways to Dare to Live a Wholehearted and Authentic Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Did you or didn’t you make New Year’s resolutions last year? Studies show there are those who go through the process year after year. Inevitably, disappointment follows. Read More

The Truth About Baby Boomers: You Can Be Who You Want to Be
3 weeks ago

The Truth About Baby Boomers: You Can Be Who You Want to Be

Several years ago, I wrote two articles about the options we now have in the later chapters of our life journey. They were submitted to an organization which focused on healthy aging. Subsequently, the articles were accepted and posted online. Read More

Eternally Fractal: The Real Connection Between Tree Branches, Wrinkles, and Geometry
3 weeks ago

Eternally Fractal: The Real Connection Between Tree Branches, Wrinkles, and Geometry

By  •  Mindset

Have you ever looked at your wrinkles in a magnifying mirror? Have you noticed they’re a rather complex network of teeny tiny lines that branch off into even smaller ridges? Read More

The Wisdom of a Bird Rescuer: What It Means to Not Have Regrets Moving on 60
3 weeks ago

The Wisdom of a Bird Rescuer: What It Means to Not Have Regrets Moving on 60

I’m a big fan of raptors – birds of prey – like owls, hawks, and eagles. So when I had an opportunity to do an interview at A Place Called Hope, a rescue and rehab center for raptors in Connecticut, for my Podcast, I took it. Read More

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!
3 weeks ago

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!

By  •  Mindset

Happiness is more than a feel-good emotion. Happiness, science is discovering, is actually surprisingly beneficial to our health and longevity. Read More

7 Practical Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Good Death
4 weeks ago

7 Practical Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Good Death

I never thought about death much, other than as a concept, until my husband was diagnosed with cancer in 2010. Then it made its entrance with a bang. Even though he was 65, it felt far too young to be contemplating death. Read More

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?
4 weeks ago

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?

Music is one of the most powerful human creations. Throughout the ages, it has inspired soldiers to valor and moved audiences to tears. But, have you ever thought about the important role that music can play in bringing you happiness?  Read More

Brave in a New World: Dealing with Grief and Recovering from Loss
1 month ago

Brave in a New World: Dealing with Grief and Recovering from Loss

By  •  Mindset

The loss of a mother at a rather early age was very traumatic.

At 17, this is the time you need love, guidance and direction about life and you do not know who to trust. So you must learn to trust yourself and your instincts and in your life decisions – good, bad, right or wrong.
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Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?
1 month ago

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?

By  •  Mindset

Long ago and far away – back when I was still an academic – I once took a long drive home from a conference with a colleague. Read More