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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.

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams
4 years ago

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams

When we are children, our dreams are limited only by our imagination. But, the time we reach our 60th birthday, many of us have had our crazy ideas and wild fantasies beaten out of us by a cold, cruel world.

The good news is that life after 60 offers the possibility for a second childhood. Read More

Love Yourself First – Getting the Most from Life After 60
4 years ago

Love Yourself First – Getting the Most from Life After 60

Lucille Ball said it: Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.

You really have to love yourself first to have a positive and joyful attitude in life. Loving yourself first kills the negativity that builds up in our hectic environment and culture. We’ve got so much going on in life that the way to keep our life balanced and healthy. Read More

Helen Mirren Says these Are the Two Most Insulting Words to Call a Woman
4 years ago

Helen Mirren Says these Are the Two Most Insulting Words to Call a Woman

As the founder of Sixty and Me, I know just how difficult picking names for groups of people can be. After all, some people are proud to be called baby boomers, while others want nothing to do with the title.

Well, according to Helen Mirren, there are two words that no one should call a woman – “sassy” and “feisty.” In an interview with The Times, she said that “We need new words for female power and funniness and smartness.” Read More

Forget About Finding Yourself – Create Yourself Instead!
4 years ago

Forget About Finding Yourself – Create Yourself Instead!

So many people go through life trying to “find themselves.” We read self-help books, hire career counselors, take trips to think about our life, write in diaries and, for the most part, we end up where we started. Read More

Pomegranates and the Secret Beauty of Getting Older
4 years ago

Pomegranates and the Secret Beauty of Getting Older

I love pomegranates. I’m not just talking about how wonderful they taste – although they are certainly delicious. I’m talking about something slightly deeper. Pomegranates remind us that what is on the inside really matters. In fact, as you probably already know, sometimes the ones that look the roughest on the outside are the sweetest on the inside. Read More

Connect with Your Inner 6-Year-Old and Take the Training Wheels Off!
4 years ago

Connect with Your Inner 6-Year-Old and Take the Training Wheels Off!

When I was a little girl, I was always coming home with bumps and bruises. No, I wasn’t fighting with the other kids at school (I was a good girl!) The reason that I was always a bit battered was that I refused to accept my physical boundaries. I loved to try new things and when I failed I just dusted myself off and tried again. Then I grew up… Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Life – How Everyday Items Become Your Legacy
4 years ago

Spring Cleaning Your Life – How Everyday Items Become Your Legacy

By  •  Mindset

I was going through boxes of folders the other day and found some great memories: photos, my “Polyester, The Movie” smell-o-vision card, news articles that I wrote or were written about me, an old I.D. bracelet that I gave – and got back – from girls in junior high school and more. Read More

A Woman’s Face Tells You More than Her Clothes
4 years ago

A Woman’s Face Tells You More than Her Clothes

Today, I came across a quote by Dale Carnegie that reminded me of all of the fabulous women that have surprised me over the years. The quote was, “The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.” Read More

Meryl Streep Has Had Enough of Ageism
4 years ago

Meryl Streep Has Had Enough of Ageism

Hollywood has never taken a particularly positive view on aging. In the movies, older characters are usually portrayed as “over the hill,” grumpy and out of touch. The aging process itself is usually presented as something to be feared, not embraced. Read More

Why We Can Never Forget Kent State
4 years ago

Why We Can Never Forget Kent State

By  •  Mindset

America will soon note the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. A few years ago, I visited Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City), Hanoi and Da Nang. For a brief time, I got to know some of the people from the reunited country. Read More