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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 Resentment Keeping You from Finding Gratitude and Happiness After 60?
10 months 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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How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays
11 months 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

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays
11 months ago

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays

Meister Eckhart, a 13th century mystic, wrote, “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Read More

Give Yourself a Personal Retreat this December. You Deserve it!
11 months ago

Give Yourself a Personal Retreat this December. You Deserve it!

December is not my favorite month. I call it the lost month. Why? Everyone is busy putting everything off until “after the holidays.” You saw the irony in that sentence, right? “Busy putting things off.” Read More

MORE! Extravagant Gift Ideas for Women on a Budget
12 months ago

MORE! Extravagant Gift Ideas for Women on a Budget

Hi everyone! This is Part Two of Extravagant Gifts on a Budget. If you haven’t read the first installment, please do! In that article, I discussed the joy of giving and receiving unexpected gifts and went over one of the most important issues: beautiful wrapping. Read More

5 Gratitude Practices to Help You Get Through Tough Times
12 months ago

5 Gratitude Practices to Help You Get Through Tough Times

I’m struggling with a bit of low grade depression these days. A combination of several recent events, a friendship that ended, some good old-fashioned family drama, a sense of feeling misunderstood have all contributed.

You know the drill. It’s the stuff of life. And to that end, we can all get a little down and have difficulty finding inspiration at times.

To feel sick at heart is no different than to feel sick in the body. We have to take the right medicine, to restore balance. The best medicine that I know of for heart-sickness is gratitude practice. Read More

Unwrapping the Secret to Extravagant Gift Giving On a Budget
12 months ago

Unwrapping the Secret to Extravagant Gift Giving On a Budget

I LOVE giving gifts. I love thinking about gifts. I love looking for gifts. I love wrapping gifts. But more than anything I love surprising someone with a gift they didn’t expect. Read More

How to Find Amazing Gifts for Women by Women Through Fair Trade Organizations
1 year ago

How to Find Amazing Gifts for Women by Women Through Fair Trade Organizations

By  •  Lifestyle

As the holiday season approaches, it is a lovely time to reflect on our blessings and share them with others. Those of us with computer access and who can be part of the Sixty and Me community are indeed some of the luckiest women in the world. It probably means we have a roof over our heads, clean water and food in our cupboards. Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season
1 year ago

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season. We are probably thinking about buying gifts for family and friends right now. But have you thought about giving yourself a gift? How many times do you give yourself an important gift in your life? I don’t mean a cashmere sweater gift. I don’t mean a facial or massage gift. Read More

I Have My Own Teeth… and 7 Other Things this Woman Over 60 is Grateful for
1 year ago

I Have My Own Teeth… and 7 Other Things this Woman Over 60 is Grateful for

By  •  Mindset

Did you know that writing gratitude lists boosts your mood and improves happiness? I sometimes forget this in my day-to-day grumblings about hangnails and hay fever, but as Thanksgiving approaches, I’ve dusted off my gratitude list. Read More