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Finding Happiness

What are the keys to finding happiness after 60? How can we learn to be more positive in the best years of our lives? For starters, we must learn to manage our expectations. We must also put a high priority on our health and social relationships. But, this is just the beginning.

Don’t Jinx It – Stop Waiting for Something Bad to Happen
1 day ago

Don’t Jinx It – Stop Waiting for Something Bad to Happen

By  •  Mindset

I have a good life – a great life, really. I experience the normal ups and downs, but in general, I am happy and healthy. My husband and I have had some great changes in our lives lately, and even my family and friends seem to be in good places. Thank goodness! Read More

Learning to Say “No” is Especially Important After 60
1 week ago

Learning to Say “No” is Especially Important After 60

Do you say “yes” to every invitation? Do you find yourself stressed and then realizing that you created that stress by over-scheduling yourself?

My type-A personality tends to cringe at the idea of unscheduled time. Even in my mid-60’s I am still very goal oriented. Read More

Say Sorry the Right Way: Make Sure Your Apology is Sincere!
1 week ago

Say Sorry the Right Way: Make Sure Your Apology is Sincere!

If you’re like me, the phrase “I’m sorry” makes regular appearances in your conversations. I say it when I’m late, when I feel embarrassed, when someone tells me they feel sad about something. Read More

What a Life-Changing Illness Taught Me About the Importance of Slowing Down
3 weeks ago

What a Life-Changing Illness Taught Me About the Importance of Slowing Down

I come from a long line of busy people. Both my parents worked extremely hard to provide for our family. The first 40 years of my life I embraced their hard work ethic, but after my father’s untimely death in 1995, I took the decision to leave my busy natural medicines practice in Scotland behind and move to the home of my ancestors in Donegal, Ireland. I have never regretted this decision. Read More

6 Ways to Celebrate the Simple Things in Life
4 weeks ago

6 Ways to Celebrate the Simple Things in Life

By  •  Mindset

I want to tell you about my day today. No, it wasn’t a bad day, the sort of day that we often want to talk about, when everything goes wrong. It was a good day, of the sort we much too often take for granted.

Here are a few tips for celebrating the simple things in life. Read More

How Nature Can Make Life More Enjoyable After 60
4 weeks ago

How Nature Can Make Life More Enjoyable After 60

By  •  Mindset

This was the most rain I had seen for many years. Winter was a major challenge. I live in remote mountains, in the bowl of Mill Creek, in magical Big Sur. The environment continues to challenge all of us. Read More

5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond
4 weeks ago

5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

Secrets are tantalizing. And to think I finally cracked the code on the secret to living happily ever after. Read More

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations
1 month ago

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations

Saying daily positive affirmations, out loud, is a very effective way to live on purpose. Having true, positive statements you say about and to yourself is rewarding, energizing and focusing, and can change the way you think. Read More

Luxurious Food Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive

There is something very special about a meal that is prepared with care, passion and even love. From 5-star cuisine at a fancy restaurant to a home-cooked meal, luxurious food brings us together. Fortunately, as Elizabeth Dunkel points out in her latest article for Sixty and Me, fine dining doesn’t have to cost a fortune. I hope that you find today’s tips useful. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60
2 months ago

How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Last month, a friend of mine asked me, “What are you giving up for Lent?” And although I’m not Catholic, I liked the idea of giving up something that doesn’t fit with who I want to be, so I had a ready answer for her. Read More