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Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself
1 day ago

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself

Like many moms, I gave my all to mothering.

All my energy and creativity. Mothering grew and shaped me in ways I could not have imagined. But time, toddlers and teens have marched on. The days of up-to-my-elbows mothering have drawn to a close. Read More

4 Things That Really Annoy Me in Our Modern World
1 day ago

4 Things That Really Annoy Me in Our Modern World

Here in the UK we have a very funny TV show called “Room 101.” Readers may recall Room 101 originated in George Orwell’s novel 1984 as the place that subjected you to those things you fear the most. Read More

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age
2 days ago

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age

We would all like to be creative. Perhaps it is not so hard.

“Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people,” noted the late Leo Burnett, outstanding advertising executive and founder of the firm that bears his name. If so, then by encouraging our own curiosity, we can become more creative.
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Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!
3 days ago

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!

Finding hobbies and activities that enrich your life is important at any age. But here at Sixty and Me, we know that it’s especially important to pursue these passions as we get older. Read More

How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self
4 days ago

How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self

I’m the first of my close friends to retire – by a long shot. In fact, even among my work friends, most of them still have another five years to go. Then they can turn off the alarm clock and plan their days to their liking. Read More

Happy 71st Birthday Dolly Parton – You Are the Real Thing!
5 days ago

Happy 71st Birthday Dolly Parton – You Are the Real Thing!

I wouldn’t exactly call myself a country music fan, but, for some reason, I have always loved Dolly Parton. Not only does her music resonate with millions, but, she is also funny, sweet and gorgeous. I also absolutely love the fact that she doesn’t take herself too seriously, no matter how successful she becomes. Read More

6 Things to Check Before Choosing a Roommate After 60
6 days ago

6 Things to Check Before Choosing a Roommate After 60

It’s easy to concentrate on the upside when you make the big decision to share housing and start looking for a roommate. And it’s perhaps even easier to fantasize about all the benefits of living with a roommate and gloss over the possible pitfalls.
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5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill
1 week ago

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. Grow a few of your favorite herbs on a sunny windowsill or under artificial lights.

Start with a few of the herbs you commonly include in your favorite recipes and those that are easy to grow. Read More

Finding the Funny Side of Bureaucracy: How to Deal with Red Tape Without Seeing Red
1 week ago

Finding the Funny Side of Bureaucracy: How to Deal with Red Tape Without Seeing Red

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The older I get, the more I am reduced to gibbering incandescence by all the red-tapery that loops round every aspect of modern day life. You too? Thought so. Read More

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!
1 week ago

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!

You’ve heard it said that youth is wasted on the young. It’s true! But some of us had no childhood to waste. We were subject to forces beyond our control and became old before our time. Read More