“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.
If you ask most people what they need to get more from life after 60, they will tell you that they need more money. But, is this really true? Or, do we just have a tendency to believe that money will solve all of our problems?
Want to find happiness? Learn to recognize the importance of each positive step that you take.
Think about it. How many times have you talked yourself out of taking a small step towards a healthier and happier life? Have you ever asked yourself, “Does it really make a difference if I go to the gym today?” or “Is one slice of chocolate cake really going to hurt me?”
For most of our lives, we measure ourselves against other people. When we ask ourselves, “was I a good mom?” we are comparing ourselves to all of the other moms in the world.