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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.

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! It’s Time for Some Genuine Self-Assurance
3 years ago

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! It’s Time for Some Genuine Self-Assurance

Have you every had to tell yourself to stop being so hard on yourself? If you’re like most people, the words that form in your head are probably automatic. Most of the time, there is nothing wrong with this. After all, it would be exhausting to analyze everything that we said to ourselves. At the same time, if you are feeling stressed or anxious, it is possible that your own negative self-talk is part of the problem. Read More

How to be More Positive by Going on a Negative Information Diet
3 years ago

How to be More Positive by Going on a Negative Information Diet

If you want to be more positive, you should watch what you watch. That’s the simple the conclusion that I came to after spending 100s of hours researching happiness. Read More

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself
3 years ago

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself

When it comes to life after 60, happiness and positivity are often hard to find. It’s easy to look to external sources of our problems. We might blame someone else for our financial difficulties. Or, we may curse our “bad luck” for having to deal with an illness, divorce or other challenging situation. Read More

Can “Happy Foods” Really Boost Your Mood? Here’s What Science Has to Say
3 years ago

Can “Happy Foods” Really Boost Your Mood? Here’s What Science Has to Say

Recently, we’ve seen a number of claims on popular websites that “happy foods,” such as chocolate and coffee, can improve your mood. On the surface, these claims seem to good to be true. After all, who wouldn’t like to believe that having a Kit Kat with your morning coffee is the path to positivity and happiness? So, we decided to see what science has to say on this subject. Read More

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute
3 years ago

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute

Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 60. This is why we are always searching for ways to be happier. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world – and the more we do, the happier we become. Do you agree? Read More

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!
3 years ago

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!

Do you ever feel like most of the people around you are much more “together” than you are? Do you often find yourself comparing yourself to others, even when you know it’s counterproductive? I know I do!

Sitting in a coffee shop, watching the people smiling and talking with their friends, it’s easy to think that we are the only ones that have problems. Read More

Embrace the Power of “Possible Thinking”
3 years 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

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?
3 years ago

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?

Music is one of the most powerful human creations. Throughout the ages, it has inspired soldiers to valor and moved audiences to tears. But, have you ever thought about the important role that music can play in bringing you happiness?  Read More

Why Forgiveness is Essential to Finding Happiness
3 years ago

Why Forgiveness is Essential to Finding Happiness

Finding happiness after 60 isn’t always easy. After all, by the time we reach our 60th birthday, most of us have experienced more than our share of hardship and disappointment. Ironically, the things that happen to us are relatively easy to deal with. Read More

Embrace the Power of Laughter to Feel More Positive Every Day
3 years ago

Embrace the Power of Laughter to Feel More Positive Every Day

There are only a few times in our lives when all of our troubles fade into the background and we experience true happiness. Some of these moments are “big” – seeing our grandchild for the first time, accomplishing something significant, or getting married. Read More