All of us moms are all too familiar with the expression, “waking up on the wrong side of the bed.” When are children are young, it seems like this is a common occurrence as we bribe, threaten and otherwise manipulate our kids to get out of bed and get ready for school. When your kids wake up in a bad mood, everyone suffers. The same goes for adults by the way!
For me, simplicity is a verb. It is about taking action to create a lifestyle that is essential, honest and authentic. It is not about saying “no” to possessions. It is about saying “yes” to the things in life that really matter.
I have to be honest. I thought that my 7-year-old granddaughter was amazing at Jenga… until I saw what this cat can do! Check out this short video and you’ll see exactly what I mean.
I’ve always thought that children have a lot to teach older adults about how to get the most from life. From their openness to making friends to their ability to see the miraculous in the mundane, kids offer a unique perspective on the world.
I’ve talked before about the power of touch to increase our health and happiness. Well, according to this video, apparently the same is true for animals as well!
Check out this cute video of a cat giving his canine friend a backrub.
Like many women in our community, I have a soft spot for animals. Today I came across this adorable video of a bear waving hello to a visitor to the Olympic game farm in Washington. Laughter is so important at any age. I hope that this cute video helps to get your day off to a great start!
Many women over 60 have secret dreams about what they would like to do with their lives. Some want to travel to exotic places and learn new things. Others dream of starting new business projects or exploring their passions. While there are many women who succeed in building their dream life after 60, still more never reach their potential.
For most of our lives, we are pulled along by the tides of circumstance. Like small ships on a rocky ocean, we roll from one experience to the next, gaining momentum, but, ultimately finding ourselves at the mercy of the world around us.
I once heard a quote, “People that say that money can’t buy happiness must be going to the wrong shops.” Well, according to science, whoever said this was right – but, not for the reasons that they probably meant.
Women over 60 have lived complicated lives. By the time we reach our 60th birthday, we have our share of battle scars. Some of us have lost someone close to us. All of us have, in one way or another, battled discrimination and stereotypes. Throughout our lives, we have faced questions of body-image. Now, as we enter our 60s, we have a choice to make. Will we allow our negative self-talk to prevent us from living our dreams? Or, will we take control and replace our doubts with positive emotions and a desire to get the most from life after 60?
Here are 5 of the most common negative statements that women make to themselves, consciously or unconsciously and, more importantly, what we can do about them.