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Being Grateful

Being grateful is one of the keys to finding positivity and happiness at any age. We all know this instinctually. But, how can we increase our gratitude? This is the question that we will answer in this section.

Is Being Grateful the Secret to Finding Happiness in Life After 60?
5 hours ago

Is Being Grateful the Secret to Finding Happiness in Life After 60?

Being grateful is one of the most important ways to express positivity in our lives. This is especially true as we reach our 60s and begin to transition to the next phase of our life. Read More

Make Your Own Luck After 60: Plant Seeds Today and Harvest Them Tomorrow
6 hours ago

Make Your Own Luck After 60: Plant Seeds Today and Harvest Them Tomorrow

By  •  Mindset

I am not by nature a jealous person but now and again I look at someone and think, “I wish I was THAT lucky!” Read More

Gratitude 101 for Older Women: Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving
2 weeks ago

Gratitude 101 for Older Women: Give the Gift that Keeps on Giving

By  •  Mindset

When I was a little girl, my mother made my sister and I write thank-you notes to whoever gave us a gift, large or small, on our birthdays or for the Holidays. This from early on, when writing even one word was a laborious, tongue-biting experience. Read More

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
3 weeks ago

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Every year on Thanksgiving Day someone will ask you what you are grateful for. This is fitting. At its heart, Thanksgiving is a holiday about celebrating life. It is about remembering the things that are truly important and cherishing the special people in our lives. It is about celebrating our connections and spending time in our community. In short, Thanksgiving is about expressing gratitude. Read More

Is Resentment Keeping You from Finding Gratitude and Happiness After 60?
1 month ago

Is Resentment Keeping You from Finding Gratitude and Happiness After 60?

By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve probably let go of some relationships.

Whether the parting was due to divorce, family conflict that got out of hand or a friendship that turned sour, most of us have moved on from at least one relationship.
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Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
2 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude
11 months ago

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude

When we refuse to judge others, we express love and compassion. Love does not mean we become passive and allow others to abuse us. It is quite the contrary. Read More

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
12 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year
1 year ago

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year

How many times a day do you give gratitude for your gifts, for your family and for the blessings of your life?

I’ll admit it. Some days I forget to make my gratitude intentional, and then when I realize I haven’t done so, I understand why my day is off balance. “Oh, that’s why I’m not fully present!” “Oh, that’s why everything I do seems to be slightly off!” Read More

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays
2 years ago

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays

Writing about the 12 Days of Christmas, presents, trees, decorations and even the gorgeous lights in the different towns we visit sometimes seems a little pointless. So many other people are doing the same thing! It’s almost overload. Read More