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Mornings with Sixty and Me

Catch up on what’s new in the world and talk with other women like you.

Finding Balance and Reducing Stress After 60
2 years ago

Finding Balance and Reducing Stress After 60

Despite the fact that many of us consider our 60s and 70s to be the best time of our lives, we still face many sources of stress. This is especially true around the holidays, when financial issues, social stresses and complicated family situations add to our usual worries. Given these factors, I thought that it would be useful to share 5 tips for reducing stress and finding balance after 60. I hope that you find them useful! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I will also announce who won the lovely little scarf that I mentioned yesterday. So, stay tuned for that! Read More

Travel Essentials and the Future of Mornings with Sixty and Me
2 years ago

Travel Essentials and the Future of Mornings with Sixty and Me

Well, after a wonderful 2-week trip to the U.K., I am finally back in wintry Switzerland. It seems like the weather has shifted completely in the time that I was away. I actually woke up to frost on the ground this morning! I hope that you are warm wherever you are in this beautiful world of ours. Since travel is still fresh on my mind, today, I would like to talk about some travel essentials that I wish I had taken with me on my trip. I also have an important announcement to make about the future of Mornings with Sixty and Me, so, please stay tuned for that. Finally, I have a beautiful scarf to give away to one lucky woman in our community. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

Dispelling the Most Common Myths About Women Over 60
2 years ago

Dispelling the Most Common Myths About Women Over 60

Are women over 60 invisible? Forgetful? Unable (or unwilling) to learn new things? Of course not! But, these are just a few of the many myths that women our age have to deal with every day. Today, I would like to discuss (and dispel) the most popular myths about women over 60. I hope that you will join the conversation! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

Could You Ever Retire Overseas? Here are 5 Possible Destinations
2 years ago

Could You Ever Retire Overseas? Here are 5 Possible Destinations

For some, the idea of retiring overseas sounds like paradise. For others, nothing could be worse than the idea of having to leave behind their friends, family and culture. The truth, of course, lies somewhere in between. There is definitely a sadness involved with leaving our home country behind. But, there is also the possibility for a fresh start. In this episode of Mornings with Sixty and Me, I will share a few of my personal experiences with retiring overseas. I will also share 5 possible retirement destinations. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

Have You Had Any Interesting Dreams Lately?
2 years ago

Have You Had Any Interesting Dreams Lately?

Are dreams windows into our subconscious as Sigmund Freud famously believed? Are they predictive? Or, are they simply the random byproduct of a sleeping brain? Regardless of the truth, dreams are powerfully seductive. They have a tendency to leave an impression, even if we don’t always remember them! So, today, just for fun, I want to share a story about 6 things that influence our dreams. I’d also like to invite you to share one of your favorite dreams. This is going to be a lot of fun! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

A Small Book with a Big Message About Gratitude
2 years ago

A Small Book with a Big Message About Gratitude

This week, I read a wonderful little book called “A Thankful Heart,” by Kelly Rae. Since so many of my Sixty and Me sisters are thinking about gratitude this week, I thought that it would be appropriate to share its message with you today. I hope that you will join us. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

25 Things You Know By Your 60s… and Happy Thanksgiving!
2 years ago

25 Things You Know By Your 60s… and Happy Thanksgiving!

Today, I’d like to share an article about 25 things that we realize by the time we reach our 60s. Also, I want to wish all of my Sixty and Me sisters in the U.S. a very Happy Thanksgiving! Today, I am visiting my youngest son and his family in Scotland. It has been a wonderful trip so far… one that has reminded me of so many things that I have to be grateful for. I am grateful for my health, my family, my freedom and, of course, all of you! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

7 Paths to Greater Happiness, According to Scientists
2 years ago

7 Paths to Greater Happiness, According to Scientists

What is the one thing that we all want for ourselves and our loved ones? Happiness! Of course, finding satisfaction and happiness in our lives is not always easy. In addition, separating the well-intentioned happiness myths from the research-supported advice is often a challenge. So, today, I want to share 7 paths to happiness that are actually supported by science. You can read even more about these tips in Janet Miller’s latest post for Sixty and Me. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Do You Like Living Alone? Or Are You Thinking About Finding a Roommate After 60?
2 years ago

Do You Like Living Alone? Or Are You Thinking About Finding a Roommate After 60?

There are many reasons that women like us might be looking for a roommate. Some of us are recently single and are looking for social interaction. Others would like to make a little extra money by renting out a room in their house. Still others like the sense of community and security that comes from living with another person. If you think that you might want to have a roommate at some point in the future, you’ll love today’s show. In it, I will share 5 tips for finding a roommate after 60. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!   Read More

How to Declutter Your Home the Quick and Easy Way
2 years ago

How to Declutter Your Home the Quick and Easy Way

One of the best decisions I ever made was to declutter my home. A few years ago, I decided that I had had enough of the clutter in my closets and the boxes in my basement. So, I digitized most of my photos, gave away boxes of clothes to charity and sold my old electronic equipment on eBay. It was the best decision that I ever made! If you are thinking about downsizing – or just want to declutter a bit – I have some tips to help you along the way. Join me as I share the highlights from Karen Kingston’s article, “How to Declutter Your Home, 20-Minutes at a Time.” Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

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