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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.

Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60
1 day ago

Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

The stories of our lives are based on our everyday experiences, but, writing an autobiography that fairly represents our accomplishments is up to us. We decide how to interpret what we have done and what has happened to us. Read More

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life
5 days ago

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Like most Americans over the age of 60, a compact magazine called the Reader’s Digest arrived every week when I was growing up. Although it is still in existence, I haven’t read it for many years. Have you? Read More

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60
2 weeks ago

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

Our life’s worth. Value. Purpose. Maybe that conjures images of grandeur, of heroism, of large impact. But I know the worth of a life can also be found in quiet ways, small moments, simple gestures. Read More

Embrace the Power of “Possible Thinking”
2 weeks ago

Embrace the Power of “Possible Thinking”

If you listen to most self-help gurus, they will tell you that positive thinking is essential to finding happiness. I’ve always been somewhat skeptical of this advice. After all, sometimes it feels like we need action more than optimism to solve our problems. Do you feel the same way? Read More

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s

Do you remember playing as a child? Without work or obligations, you were free to wander around, use your imagination and indulge in things just for the sake of doing them. Play was relaxing and fun and brought joy to your days. Read More

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments
1 month ago

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments

After decades looking after other people, it’s easy to feel a little lost. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to develop a positive attitude in your 50s or 60s. One of the most effective of these is giving genuine compliments. Read More

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives
1 month ago

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives

A few years ago, in 2011, I saw Rita Moreno in her one-woman theatre piece, Rita Moreno: Life without Makeup. She was spectacular – singing, and dancing. She was in her early 80s. Read More

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s
1 month ago

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s

When you think about freedom and ageing well, what pops into your mind? Is freedom an oxymoron or can you step into an even greater personal power in your 60s and beyond?  Read More

More Than Just Sparkle: How a Simple Circle Can Represent Strength, Love and Gratitude
1 month ago

More Than Just Sparkle: How a Simple Circle Can Represent Strength, Love and Gratitude

Jewelry is weighted with meaning. I dare say, if jewelry could talk, each piece would convey the story of how their home became your personal jewelry drawer. Read More

5 Things I Learned about Meditation, Mindfulness and Myself from a One-Month Mindfulness Challenge
1 month ago

5 Things I Learned about Meditation, Mindfulness and Myself from a One-Month Mindfulness Challenge

By  •  Mindset

Do you meditate or take time each day to be more mindful and present in your life? Do you feel sometimes that your mind is over-loaded, and you just can’t focus? Do you feel anxious and stressed? Read More