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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.

Happy Halloween, Another Earthquake Rocks Italy and Pampering Yourself in Retirement
2 years ago

Happy Halloween, Another Earthquake Rocks Italy and Pampering Yourself in Retirement

Happy Halloween everyone! If you have grandkids, I hope that you have a chance to take them out trick-or-treating. If not, I hope that you have your candy (or healthy treats) ready for all of the little zombies, vampires and aliens in your neighborhood! Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest earthquake to hit Italy, 9 ways to give back without spending lots of money, a quote from Nelson Mandala, the resignation of Iceland’s Prime Minister, a few ways to pamper yourself on a budget and a story about an electric car that can go 340 miles per hour! 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! Oh, and I will also announce who won the contouring brush that I mentioned yesterday. Read More

Sunday Rituals, a Contour Brush Give-a-Way and Politics Around the World
2 years ago

Sunday Rituals, a Contour Brush Give-a-Way and Politics Around the World

I hope that your morning is off to a great start! Unfortunately, I have a little cold this morning, so, I’m going to take a long walk by the lake and then cook myself a special breakfast. What Sunday rituals do you have planned? Let’s go through the day’s news and start a conversation. Join us as we discuss the latest U.S. election shock, the signing of the new Europe and Canada trade deal, the latest on the conflict in Yemen, the rise of the Pirate Party in Iceland and much more. 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 be giving away a wonderful little contour brush to one lucky lady. So, stay tuned for that! Speaking of which, if you want a quick tutorial on contouring, check out my interview with Ariane Poole on this subject. Read More

5 Secrets to Family Happiness, Election Drama and Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks
2 years ago

5 Secrets to Family Happiness, Election Drama and Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks

What is the one thing that we all want for our family? Happiness. On a day-to-day basis, we may worry about money, health, politics and family decisions, but, at the end of the day, we just want our parents, kids and grandkids to be happy. So, today, I’d like to share 5 secrets to finding family happiness. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on Uber’s self-driving trucks, the loss of 52% of our wildlife since 1970, a new source of drama in the U.S. election and much more. 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

Helen Mirren Gives Some Advice, TEDx Lausanne Women and Kindness Warriors
2 years ago

Helen Mirren Gives Some Advice, TEDx Lausanne Women and Kindness Warriors

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to travel down to Lausanne, Switzerland to attend a TEDx event. The event focused on issues impacting women around the world – women’s rights, support for younger women and girls, overcoming our fears and reaching our potential. It was a fantastic event and I had a lot of fun! Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the EU and Canada trade deal, a feel good story about “Kindness Warriors,” a jury’s decision to acquit 7 people involved in occupying a national wildlife sanctuary in Oregon and 5 pieces of advice from Helen Mirren. 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

Getting Through Tough Times, 2 Earthquakes in Italy and a Healthcare Controversy
2 years ago

Getting Through Tough Times, 2 Earthquakes in Italy and a Healthcare Controversy

No matter your background, chances are you have faced some tough times in the past. Maybe you are still facing them. Either way, learning how to stay strong when the going gets tough is an essential skill. So, today, I’d like to share a few ideas for getting through difficult situations. Join us as we discuss this story plus a healthcare controversy in the U.S., 2 new earthquakes in Italy, a fire at the Jungle camp in France, the latest on the situation in Iraq and a good news story about being more selective about the information that you let into your brain. 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’ll also announce the winner of yesterday’s gift. So, stay tuned for that! Read More

How Other Countries Stay Healthy, a 3rd Heathrow Runway and a 75-Year-Old Dancer
2 years ago

How Other Countries Stay Healthy, a 3rd Heathrow Runway and a 75-Year-Old Dancer

No matter where you live in the world, it’s easy to get focused on the traditions and habits that are most familiar. As a result, we often forget that we can learn a lot from people in other countries. Today, I’d like to share a few fun ways that people around the world stay healthy. Maybe you’ll find a new idea that you can apply in your life. Join us as we discuss this story plus the approval of the 3rd runway at Heathrow in the U.K., a feel good story about a 75-year-old who dances all night, the latest from Iraq, a very sad accident at a theme park in Australia and much more. 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! Oh, and I also have a gift for one lucky woman today, so, stay tuned until the end. Read More

Celebrating Life After 50, EU and Canada Trade Deal Blocked and an Attack in Pakistan
2 years ago

Celebrating Life After 50, EU and Canada Trade Deal Blocked and an Attack in Pakistan

Life after 50 isn’t something to be feared… it is something to be celebrated! This is the simple, yet powerful, message that Barbara Waxman presents in her latest article for Sixty and Me. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the stalled EU and Canada trade deal, a horrible attack in Pakistan, the latest on the migrant situation in France and a feel good article about telling your life story in 6 words. 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 Benefits of Napping, Bermuda Triangle Secret Revealed and the Jungle Closes
2 years ago

The Benefits of Napping, Bermuda Triangle Secret Revealed and the Jungle Closes

Are you the kind of person who loves to take a short nap in the afternoon? Take heart! You’re not being lazy. You’re using one of the best strategies for boosting your brain power. Join us as we discuss the benefits of napping, the secret of the Bermuda Triangle, the closing of the Jungle migrant camp, a stalled trade deal between the EU and Canada and the most important inventions of all 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! Oh, and I will also announce the winner of yesterday’s Gentle Yoga DVD give-a-way. Read More

Life Doesn’t Have a “Best By” Date, Candidates Hit Swing States and Inflation Hits UK
2 years ago

Life Doesn’t Have a “Best By” Date, Candidates Hit Swing States and Inflation Hits UK

It has always surprised me how much negativity there is in the movies and on TV about getting older. In reality, life after 60, while far from perfect, can still be amazing. So, today, I’d like to share a feel good article that talks about why life doesn’t have a “best by” date. Join us as we discuss this story plus the U.S. presidential candidates final swing state pushes, the fallout from the Brexit in the U.K., some reasons to buy less and travel more over the holidays, the latest from Iraq and much more. 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 be giving away one of my Gentle Yoga DVDs. So, be sure to stick around until the end of the show for details on that.   Read More

Baby Boxes for Scottish Moms, Websites Attacked in U.S. and Fighting in Iraq
2 years ago

Baby Boxes for Scottish Moms, Websites Attacked in U.S. and Fighting in Iraq

I know that it’s been a while since any of our own children were small. That said, since we all care about the future generations, today, I’d love to share a feel good story about a plan to provide “baby boxes” to moms in Scotland. Join us as we discuss this story plus yesterday’s attacks on Twitter, Netflix and PayPal, the ongoing fighting in Iraq, the approach of Typhoon Haima, a feel good story about a 94-year-old’s unique retirement and much more! 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’ll also announce who won the beautiful scarf that I mentioned yesterday. Read More