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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.

How to Be the Best Person You Can Be at Any Age
2 months ago

How to Be the Best Person You Can Be at Any Age

Are you the best person that you can be? It’s a simple question, but, its consequences are far reaching. Why?

Because making a commitment to self-improvement puts us in control of our lives – and a sense of control is a cornerstone of positivity. By taking action to be the best person we can be, we assert our right to judge ourselves. At the same time, we deny the right of others to judge us. Read More

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?
2 months ago

Wellness Spotlight: Do You Find Ways to Grow Your Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being?

By  •  Mindset

This blog is part two of a three-part series describing the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and vocational and how they work together to form whole-person wellness. Read More

Partly Cloudy, Mostly Sunny: Dowsing Dissatisfaction with the Practiced Positivity of a Mature Woman
2 months ago

Partly Cloudy, Mostly Sunny: Dowsing Dissatisfaction with the Practiced Positivity of a Mature Woman

A couple weeks ago, I had a real down-in-the-dumps day. I’m almost embarrassed to admit it because my life is normally good, and I’m grateful for so, so much. Read More

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)
2 months ago

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)

The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have had with aging women. Read More

How Breaking Up with My Therapist Allowed Me to Continue My Journey
3 months ago

How Breaking Up with My Therapist Allowed Me to Continue My Journey

By  •  Mindset

I broke up with my therapist recently. That sounds a bit dramatic. What I mean is that I ended a formal relationship with a talk therapist I’d been seeing fairly regularly over the past few years. And, like all break-ups – even the ones that you know need to happen – I felt incredibly sad afterwards. Read More

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60
3 months ago

5 Ways to Have More Fun in Your Life After 60

“You always look like you are having so much fun,” remarked one of the young ladies in my condominium area. “You’ve got your boots on or your tango shoes in hand, and you give off the vibe that life is always full of joy.” Read More

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day
3 months ago

Feeling a Little Grey? Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Day

We all have good days and bad days, and sometimes the pendulum seems to be weighted towards the bad ones. As we get older, it can be a challenge to snap ourselves out of the doldrums, especially if we live or spend a lot of time alone. Read More

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?
3 months ago

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?

Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion. Read More

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60
3 months ago

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60

Despite the common stereotypes, people over 60 are busy. We are always on the move. And, when we do finally have a moment of silence, we rush to fill it with a thousand small distractions. Did you know that the average person checks their phone 110 times per day? 110 times! Read More

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute
3 months 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