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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.

Happiness and the Art of Finding Your True Self
4 years ago

Happiness and the Art of Finding Your True Self

By the time you reach your 60th birthday, you have a pretty good idea of who you are. You have faced all of the challenges that life has thrown your way and you have emerged victorious – ok, a little bruised too, but, victorious none-the-less.

At the same time, by the time we reach our 60s, many people find that the person that they are on the inside and the person that they are on the outside have moved far apart. Read More

6 Life-Changing Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves on Their 60th Birthday
4 years ago

6 Life-Changing Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves on Their 60th Birthday

So, your 60th birthday is almost here. Congratulations! You’ve already accomplished so much in your life – and you’re just getting started! At the same time, it’s natural to feel a bit apprehensive as you approach this important milestone. I know I did. Read More

Who Was Your Favorite M from the James Bond Series?
4 years ago

Who Was Your Favorite M from the James Bond Series?

Many Judi Dench fans, including myself, were shocked when her character died at the end of the last James Bond film, Skyfall. Some of us even secretly hoped that the whole thing has been a publicity stunt and that Judy Dench would make a surprise reappearance in the next Bond Movie. Read More

Helen Mirren Reminds Us to Set Crazy Goals and Follow Our Passions
4 years ago

Helen Mirren Reminds Us to Set Crazy Goals and Follow Our Passions

When Helen Mirren visited the Top Gear show to do a lap around their test track, she described the experience as “terrifying,” “nerve-wracking,” “adrenaline pumping,” “sweat making,” and ultimately, “fabulous!” Read More

Do You Have the Courage to Really be Yourself?
4 years ago

Do You Have the Courage to Really be Yourself?

Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to talk with 1000s of women in the Sixty and Me community. Through these discussions, nothing has struck me more profoundly than the desire for women over 60 to live life in their own way. Read More

60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement
4 years ago

60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement

Reaching retirement is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, after decades of following other peoples’ rules, there is a sense of relief that you will finally get to live the way that you want to. On the other hand, it’s easy to feel lost, fearful or sad when reaching this important milestone. You know logically that you are retiring from work, not life, but, it doesn’t always feel like that. Read More

Shattered Dreams: Picking Up the Pieces
4 years ago

Shattered Dreams: Picking Up the Pieces

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There are many things I thought I’d be doing at 62 – though one of them was not living to be 62. No, there wasn’t a family illness or a death wish involved; I just couldn’t comprehend, at 30, what I’d be doing at twice that age. Read More

No Such Thing as the Rainy Day Blues? New Study Says Weather Doesn’t Matter
4 years ago

No Such Thing as the Rainy Day Blues? New Study Says Weather Doesn’t Matter

I love the sunshine. There is something about basking in the warmth of summer – wearing sunscreen of course – that makes me feel deeply happy. Or does it?

After reading a new study from the University of Westminster, I’m beginning to question whether the idea that the weather affects my mood is all in my head. Read More

Life After 60 is Reflected in Your Smile
4 years ago

Life After 60 is Reflected in Your Smile

Do people smile because they are happy? Or, are people happy because they smile? These questions get to the heart of life after 60. Of course, both statements are true. Smiles are a reflection of how we feel. But, at the same time, happiness requires conscious effort. Read More

Happiness is Listening to Helen Mirren Talk After Inhaling Helium
4 years ago

Happiness is Listening to Helen Mirren Talk After Inhaling Helium

You probably know by now that laughter is good for you. For starters, according to the Mayo Clinic, laughter is an immediate stress-reliever. Over the long-term, it may even help to boost your immune system and increase your sense of personal satisfaction. In addition, as I just wrote about, laughter may also be one of the keys to building trusting relationships. Read More