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Going on a Retreat Can Energize Your Life After 60 (And, It’s Cheaper Than You Think!)
12 hours ago

Going on a Retreat Can Energize Your Life After 60 (And, It’s Cheaper Than You Think!)

As older women, we take on so much! Many of us are still working in “retirement”. Millions of us are raising our own grandkids. And, millions more are the primary caregivers for a spouse or other family member. So, today, I want to tell you that you deserve a break. Maybe you won’t be able to go today (or even this week). But, I hope that this video inspires you to take a “retreat”… even if it’s just a camping trip that you organize with some friends or an adventure to a new city. Do you agree that a “retreat” doesn’t have to be an expensive organized event to be relaxing and fun? What is the most relaxing trip that you have ever taken?
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Age-Appropriate Dressing? Oh, Please! 4 Ways to Bring Out Your Personal Style
1 day ago

Age-Appropriate Dressing? Oh, Please! 4 Ways to Bring Out Your Personal Style

“Wear black and navy,” “give away your jeans” and “burn your leggings.” These are a few of the messages that older women receive about age-appropriate dressing after 60. Well, today, I want to talk about the only fashion rule that really matters after 60… and that rule is “Wear things that make you look and feel great!” Watch today’s video for 4 tips for bringing out your personal style. I can’t wait to see you there! Do you think that there is such a thing as “age appropriate dressing” after 60? It’s ok if you do! Or, do you prefer to focus on bringing out your personal style… and to heck with the “rules?”
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A Luxurious Retirement in Europe on $2,900 a Month? (It’s Possible!)
2 days ago

A Luxurious Retirement in Europe on $2,900 a Month? (It’s Possible!)

If I asked you describe what living in Europe in retirement would be like, words like “exciting,” “comfortable,” “fun” and “tasty” might spring to mind. One word that you might not immediately think of is “affordable.” But, in today’s video, I want to share 5 places that you can still retire in Europe for less than $3,000 a month. Of course, this is still a lot of money for many… but, you certainly don’t have to be a millionaire to retire in style in Europe! Would you ever consider retiring in another country? Which one? Do you think that you would save money by retiring abroad? Why or why not?
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5 Hot Holiday Tips for Older Women on the Go!
4 days ago

5 Hot Holiday Tips for Older Women on the Go!

Have you ever saved up for a holiday only to have the reality fall far short of your expectations? Have you ever found yourself sitting in your hotel room wondering, “What am I doing here?” You’re not alone! So, today, I thought that it would be fun to share 5 holiday tips that will help you to get the most from your next adventure into this wonderful world of ours! I’d also love to hear your vacation tips. Have you ever gone on a trip that you regretted? What was the best holiday that you ever took? What tips do you want to give the other women in our community about preparing for a holiday?
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Are You Ready to Choose You? (And Let Go of Your Past!)
4 days ago

Are You Ready to Choose You? (And Let Go of Your Past!)

No matter where we are from, we have all faced our share of challenges in the past. And, many of our experiences have left scars that still haunt us today. So, in this video, I have a positive message to share… I want to ask you to choose you. I want to encourage you to let go of your past (especially if you have been hurt by others) and become your own best friend. You deserve this! Are there things in your past that are preventing you from being your own best friend? Are you ready to choose you today?
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Rocking Life After 60: From an 80-Year-Old Model, Mom of 6 and Author
6 days ago

Rocking Life After 60: From an 80-Year-Old Model, Mom of 6 and Author

Women over 60 are masters of reinvention. But, few women have transformed their lives as completely as the fabulous Valerie Ramsey. Valerie, who is my guest on the show today is a stay-at-home mom of 6 who started a corporate job in her 50s… became a model in her 60s and today, at 80, is also an author of several books. Along the way, she battled (and beat) cancer. So, in other words, Valerie is a fascinating person and I hope you enjoy our discussion. How have you reinvented yourself over the last few decades? What is the hardest challenge that you have overcome? What did you think of my interview with Valerie Ramsey?
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Retirement is Awful! Retirement is Awesome! :)
6 days ago

Retirement is Awful! Retirement is Awesome! :)

Like so many things in life, retirement can be as wonderful (or as terrible) of an experience as we let it be. I’m not talking about the practical aspects of life after retirement. I’m talking about how our mindset impacts our experience in retirement. If you have been feeling a bit apprehensive about retirement… or are already retired and are having a little trouble getting into a positive groove, today’s video is for you! How would you describe your retirement experience in a few words? Is retirement awful? Or amazing? Or a little of both?
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Does Hardship Make Us Wiser?
1 week ago

Does Hardship Make Us Wiser?

We talk a lot about how fantastic life after 60 can be… and most of the time, it IS! But, there is no denying that life after 60 comes with its share of hardships. Our social circumstances change, we start to lose our loved ones and many of us struggle with money. So, today, I want to talk about the silver-lining of hardship… the fact that it can make us stronger and wiser, especially after 60. Do you think that hardship can make us stronger and wiser? Why or why not? Did you experience a difficult situation recently that taught you an important lesson? Which one?
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This (Somewhat Unusual) Trick is a Happiness Magnet!
1 week ago

This (Somewhat Unusual) Trick is a Happiness Magnet!

Do you want to give your happiness level a little boost? Then, I have good news… in today’s video, I will share a little-known secret that is a real happiness magnet. Best of all, it doesn’t cost a penny. If you enjoy my message today, please share it with a friend! What techniques do you use when you need a little happiness boost? Have you ever tried the happiness trick that I mentioned today?
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Margaret’s Summer Makeup Tips: Don’t Feel the Sweat… Feel the Sparkle!
1 week ago

Margaret’s Summer Makeup Tips: Don’t Feel the Sweat… Feel the Sparkle!

Does wearing makeup in the hot summer months sometimes make you feel like one of those wax figures at Madame Tussauds? You’re not alone. But, despite the heat, we still want to look our best in the summer… we just want to feel light and airy at the same time! So, today, I thought I would share some of my favorite summer makeup tips. I hope you enjoy them! What do you do differently with your makeup in the summer? Do you have any brands or products that you break out as the mercury rises? Or, do you simply abandon makeup in favor of the ultimate comfort of letting the air cool your skin?
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