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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.

Is Life After 60 Greener on the Other Side?
2 days ago

Is Life After 60 Greener on the Other Side?

Like many women in their 60s, I often hear myself saying that my life would be happier and so much better if only I had: Read More

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity
2 weeks ago

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity

Do you ever feel fine during the day, but as the shadows start to lengthen and tiredness creeps in, you notice your spirits flagging? And that evening you were looking forward to seems more like a mini-endurance test to cope with before you can go off to bed? Read More

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset
3 weeks ago

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” – Robert H. Schuller, Televangelist Read More

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s
4 weeks ago

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When we reach our 60s, several things happen:

  • Physically, our bodies start to betray us.
  • Mentally, we begin to assess all that we have or haven’t done.
  • Emotionally, depending upon our situation, we may feel vulnerable.
  • Spiritually, we become aware that the end of life is closer than it ever was before.

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Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
1 month ago

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living

Kristi Nelson is the executive director of a Network for Grateful Living. I was particularly interested in the topic of gratitude because – of all the traits I observe in older adults living a quality life – that one consistently rises to the top. Read More

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! 8 Ways to Handle Self-Diminishing Thoughts
1 month ago

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! 8 Ways to Handle Self-Diminishing Thoughts

Have you ever wondered why you are so hard on yourself at times? Have you wanted to explore something new, like joining a new group you’re interested in? Read More

10 Things to Fill You With Autumnal Joy
1 month ago

10 Things to Fill You With Autumnal Joy

“But now the days are short, I’m in the autumn of my years. And I think of my life as vintage wine from fine old kegs. From the brim to the dregs, it poured sweet and clear. It was a very good year.” – Ervin Drake, It Was A Very Good Year

There is something grounding, something earthly ceremonial about the change of seasons. The natural world is filled with answers to our longing. Nature is the great healer and finding time to spend in its sensual beauty nurtures the tired soul. Read More

6 Ways to Find Humor in Everyday Life After 60 (And Why You Need It!)
1 month ago

6 Ways to Find Humor in Everyday Life After 60 (And Why You Need It!)

By  •  Lifestyle

After 37+ years of regular workouts, my body has decided to defend itself by developing osteoarthritis. Every workout is now a rousing game of Will It Hurt If I Do This? Oh, what fun. Read More

6 Ways to Manage Life’s Ups and Downs After 60
1 month ago

6 Ways to Manage Life’s Ups and Downs After 60

By  •  Mindset

As the Buddhists say, “pain and pleasure, praise and blame, loss and gain are the natural waves of being human.” Just sitting quietly in a wicker rocker in the sunshine, I am pulled up and down by text messages, phone calls and the fluctuations in my own mind. Read More

How to Start Your Own “Compliment Campaign”
1 month ago

How to Start Your Own “Compliment Campaign”

By  •  Mindset

I was walking into an office building several weeks ago, and a woman walking toward me said, “That shade of red is beautiful on you.” I thanked her and immediately had a smile on my face. It made me happy. Read More