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!
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.
When I was growing up, no-one really took the time to teach me about goal setting.
“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!”
Gretchen Rubin is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on the topic of happiness.
In my conversation with Gretchen, we discuss how happiness is a dynamic activity that requires constant effort. We also discuss how to find happiness, even in difficult times, and the transformative effect that positivity can have on our lives.
By the time we reach our age, we have plenty of habits. These small rituals build up slowly over time and are seldom chosen consciously.
Take a moment to think about your “typical” weekday morning. Do you stumble out of bed and head straight for the coffee machine? Do you check your email, or Facebook, within a few minutes of getting up? Is there a certain type of cereal that you have eaten for years?
If so, maybe it’s time to develop some new morning rituals.
Do you ever feel lonely, even though you are surrounded by people? Have you found it harder than you expected to find happiness after 60?
Things were much simpler a few thousand years ago. In a small tribe, everyone knows each other intimately. In a village, no man is an island and everyone understands his or her role.
Happy International Day of Happiness everyone! Today is an opportunity to celebrate one of the most basic, and important, human emotions – happiness.
To help you get your day off to a great start, we’ve compiled a list of 5 things that you can do to boost your positivity. We hope you enjoy them.