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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.

Yes, There is a Better Way to Start a Book Club
2 years ago

Yes, There is a Better Way to Start a Book Club

On the surface, starting a book club seems like a great idea. What could be better than getting together with a group of like-minded people and discussing the latest fiction or non-fiction books? In reality, many book clubs end up turning into wine-filled, argument-starting messes. The good news is that there is a better way to start a book club. In her latest article for Sixty and Me, Pat Skene explains how to start a book club that isn’t stressful or complicated. 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

6 Healthy Snacks that Still Taste Amazing
2 years ago

6 Healthy Snacks that Still Taste Amazing

At this time of the year, many of us are feeling a bit bad about our overindulgence in food and drink over the holiday period. I know I am! So, today, I want to offer 6 healthy snack ideas that you may not have thought about. Don’t worry, they may be healthy, but, they are still tasty! 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

Avoiding the New Year’s Guilt Trap
2 years ago

Avoiding the New Year’s Guilt Trap

One of the reasons that I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions is that they tend to cause us to be too hard on ourselves. For example, when you say that your goal is to lose weight this year, it is usually because you feel like you failed at maintaining a healthy weight the year before. Today, I want to offer an alternative approach to setting goals from one of our guest bloggers, Sheryl Nicholson. Instead of starting with our failures, she suggests that we celebrate our successes from the last year. This is the best starting point, in her opinion, for setting productive goals in the future. 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

These Small Steps Could Help You Get to a Healthy Weight After 60
2 years ago

These Small Steps Could Help You Get to a Healthy Weight After 60

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us don’t care too much about what society thinks of us. That said, we still want to be vibrant and healthy for as long as possible. Among other things, this means maintaining a healthy weight. So, today, I would like to share 6 small steps that anyone can take to keep the extra pounds off. 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

5 Creative Senior Living Options for Women Like Us
2 years ago

5 Creative Senior Living Options for Women Like Us

Not so long ago, women our age had limited senior living options. Most of us tried to live at home for as long as possible. Then, if our health started to become an issue (and we could afford it), we would move into an assisted living facility. Well, today, I would like to share 5 creative senior living options that you may not have thought of. Who knows… maybe one of them will change your life! 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 Worry About Running Out of Money in Retirement?
2 years ago

Do You Worry About Running Out of Money in Retirement?

To a certain extent, all of us worry about money. But, for some of us, our situation can seem so serious that money becomes a singular focus, something that we worry about all the time. Today, I would like to share 10 tips for defeating the worry gene so that you can prepare for retirement (or get more from retirement, if you are already there.) I’d also love to hear your money-saving tips. 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

Are You Embracing Healthy Eating Habits?
2 years ago

Are You Embracing Healthy Eating Habits?

Last year, I made two small changes to my diet that made a bit difference in my life. I stopped eating bread and I refused to let cookies into my house. I know that these seem like small steps, but, they helped me to lose quite a bit of weight, while increasing my energy. Today, I would like to share 15 foods that can help you to experience healthy aging. I would also like to ask you about your healthy eating habits. 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

What Advice Would You Give to Younger Women?
2 years ago

What Advice Would You Give to Younger Women?

One of the horrible things about wisdom is that it always seems to come too late for us to benefit from it personally. That’s just a part of life! Well, at least we can take some solace from the fact that others can benefit from our wisdom. They may make the same mistakes as we did anyway, but, at least we can say that we tried to help! Today, I would like to ask you what advice you would give to a woman in her 20s or 30s today. What do you wish someone had told you when you were that age? 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

Why Baby Boomers Should Want to Be Advertised to
2 years ago

Why Baby Boomers Should Want to Be Advertised to

Perhaps because of the fact that I spent most of my career in marketing, I always notice how bad the marketing to women our age really is. It makes me think that all of the advertising agencies out there are run by young men and women in their 20s and 30s who are relying on tired stereotypes to sell their products. Today, I would like to get your opinion about how companies should market their products to us. Maybe we can force them to make some products that we actually need! 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

The Power of Being a Mentor After 60
2 years ago

The Power of Being a Mentor After 60

If there is one thing that I have learned in talking with the women in our community it is that we have a lot of wisdom to share. After 60+ years on this planet, how could it be any other way? Well, today, I want to talk about how you can put your wisdom to good use by being a mentor. Whether you want to help young women who are starting a business or prefer to mentor younger kids, there are so many ways to give back. 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