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What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing
1 week ago

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing

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I have written several articles and given presentations on the importance of getting your affairs in order for your loved ones prior to your death. In fact, I created a flash drive called My Affairs in Order that allows you to record financial and personal information for your family. Read More

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age
1 week ago

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age

Women tend to live longer than men, and there may come a time in the life of a couple when the wife is left all alone. This can be devastating if she’s been dependent on her spouse for emotional support when things go wrong. Read More

How to Organize Your Home After Clearing Out the Clutter
2 weeks ago

How to Organize Your Home After Clearing Out the Clutter

Clutter clearing is all about sorting through your belongings to decide what stays and what goes. In my Fast Track Clutter Clearing online course, I teach highly effective methods for doing this.

At the end of the process you are left with all the items you want to keep, and this is where the motto “A place for everything and everything in its place” comes in. Read More

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community
2 weeks ago

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

Individualism is a distinctive quality of boomer women. Whatever image we choose to present to the world, we have secret passions. These are the interests that intrigue us and determine how we relax and unwind. Our hobbies are what we do with “our time”.

For women, there also seems to be a universal desire to express our creativity. We have an insatiable desire to shape order from chaos and to create things that never existed before. Women who have children will understand this. We want to produce magic with paints, wool and glass or create beauty with words and music. Read More

Yet Another Christmas Dinner
2 weeks ago

Yet Another Christmas Dinner

Christmas is now over. Are you already missing the joy or are you, like me, happy to see the end of it? There are a lot of us who feel Christmas is highly overrated.

We can now relax. Read More

What’s the Magic Word? How Giving Up New Year’s Resolutions Could Enrich Your Life
2 weeks ago

What’s the Magic Word? How Giving Up New Year’s Resolutions Could Enrich Your Life

As the calendar page turns, many of us are once again making resolutions. We’re clarifying our intentions for the year ahead. We’re contemplating our dreams. Read More

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!
2 weeks ago

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!

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It’s a new year, a new beginning. For a little over 40% of us, it means we’re in the midst of establishing goals for 2019. These include learning a new language, exercising more or losing a few pounds. Read More

The Importance of a BHAG: 5 Ways to Super-Energize Your Life After 60
2 weeks ago

The Importance of a BHAG: 5 Ways to Super-Energize Your Life After 60

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On July 8th, I made the decision to climb Mt. Kenya, the second largest mountain in Africa, at 17,053 feet high. Five years ago, I had made a similar commitment to do Kilimanjaro, and that decision changed my life forever. Read More

Find Your Bliss: The Mental Health Benefits of Knitting
3 weeks ago

Find Your Bliss: The Mental Health Benefits of Knitting

Knitting has always helped me to relax. In a recent article, I observed that one of the real benefits of knitting was its ability to calm the nerves and create a meditative state. One reader commented that she thought the brain waves of knitters were actually in a blissful state, like those of Buddhist monks during meditation.

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8 Ways to Make a Fresh Start in the New Year
3 weeks ago

8 Ways to Make a Fresh Start in the New Year

Don’t make a resolution to lose weight! I know the number one New Year’s Resolution is getting in shape and losing weight. A resolution can be very confining and having a set date to achieve each of our goals may or may not work. You have probably heard people say they need to lose weight by a certain date. Read More