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Hearing Loss Happens, but, Good Listening Skills Are a Choice
2 years ago

Hearing Loss Happens, but, Good Listening Skills Are a Choice

When was the last time you felt really listened to? Can you think of a time when somebody sat down with you and gave you their undivided, respectful attention? Do you know the feeling of being encouraged to go deeper, to tap into your own knowing in the presence of another? Read More

How Do Real Friends Respond to a Serious Illness? (7 Comforting Things to Say)
2 years ago

How Do Real Friends Respond to a Serious Illness? (7 Comforting Things to Say)

My friends are getting sick at an alarming rate. No doubt it goes with the aging process. We all get our share of aches and pains but some illnesses are a matter of life and death.

When your friend is diagnosed with a serious illness, what’s the best way to respond? Read More

What Are the Best Gifts for Grandma… According to Grandmas?
2 years ago

What Are the Best Gifts for Grandma… According to Grandmas?

Why is it so hard to buy gifts for grandma? Perhaps it’s because, as women in our 60s, or older, we simply don’t feel like we need anything anymore. Or, maybe the traditional gifts of knitting sets, customized mugs, bath salts and jewelry simply don’t appeal to this generation of modern grandmothers. Read More

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!
2 years ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!

I recently gave myself permission to retire solo.

I had been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future would look like for me as a single woman and a solo entrepreneur. (I am solo both personally and professionally.) Read More

Want to Find More Friends After 60? Start by Getting to Know Yourself!
2 years ago

Want to Find More Friends After 60? Start by Getting to Know Yourself!

Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge. Read More

Have You Bought an Overseas Property for Retirement? We Need Your Advice!
2 years ago

Have You Bought an Overseas Property for Retirement? We Need Your Advice!

I always thought that owning a retirement property in a warm country would be paradise. So, when my son invited me to visit him in Brazil, several years ago, I was tempted to stay for longer than just a few weeks. Out of curiosity, I tracked down a local real estate agent and set out to find out what the local market was like. Read More

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich
2 years ago

6 Reasons Living Alone Makes You Feel Rich

Welcome to another installment of my “living like a millionaire on a retirement budget” series. No matter what our financial situation, we all have budgets. Living beautifully — or luxuriously can hinge on changing a perception or making an attitude adjustment. Read More

Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired
2 years ago

Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired

When a friend or coworker is facing retirement, it can be difficult to know what to say to them.

On the one hand, you know that they are embarking on a new adventure. On the other hand, you have probably heard that retirement is not always what it is cracked up to be. Read More

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60
2 years ago

The Quiet Power of Being an Introvert After 60

Must you be pushy to succeed as a woman over 60?

Books and articles on becoming successful often emphasize personality over character. They urge natural introverts to become more like extroverts. Au contraire! Read More

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration
2 years ago

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration

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The truth is I never wanted to know anything about retirement. Keeping my head in the sand had always worked for me, but now I was panicking. I was 58 years old and I had never given the financial aspects of growing older a second thought. Read More