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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.

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60
1 month 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
1 month 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

Is it Better to be Right or Happy? The Answer May Surprise You!
1 month ago

Is it Better to be Right or Happy? The Answer May Surprise You!

By the time we reach our 60th birthday, it’s natural to have well-formed opinions about the world. Many of us have strong political and religious views. Others have well-formed opinions about the sports teams that we support, the causes that we contribute to and the communities in which we live. Read More

Embrace the Power of Laughter to Feel More Positive Every Day
1 month 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

Using this Word Every Day will Change Your Life
1 month ago

Using this Word Every Day will Change Your Life

What does it mean to connect with someone? These days, it seems like communication has been reduced to quick emails and even briefer Facebook posts. I can’t remember the last time I received a handwritten card or letter. Can you? Read More

Are You Over 60? Act Like You’re Important – Because You Are!
2 months ago

Are You Over 60? Act Like You’re Important – Because You Are!

Do you remember your first job? Whether it was waitressing or babysitting, office work or picking blueberries, you probably thought it was just a means to an end. It was a way to get a little extra money for clothes, makeup and other “things” that seemed so important at the time. Read More

5 Ways to Accept and Celebrate What You Have in Your Life Right Now
2 months ago

5 Ways to Accept and Celebrate What You Have in Your Life Right Now

By  •  Mindset

At our age, we think we should have what we want. I got a new car. I wanted leather seats, but I didn’t get them (more on that below).

We all know the trick to life is wanting what you have. It’s been quite a lesson to figure out what are the things I need, versus what I think I need. How do you stay in that zone of being happy with what you have? Read More

Embracing the Unknown is a Key to Finding Happiness in Life After Retirement
2 months ago

Embracing the Unknown is a Key to Finding Happiness in Life After Retirement

As we get a little older, we start to realize that we have fewer years ahead of us than behind. In many ways, this new perspective helps us see life in a different, more meaningful, way. Read More

3 Powerful Ways that Smiling Can Help You to Make Friends as an Adult
2 months ago

3 Powerful Ways that Smiling Can Help You to Make Friends as an Adult

When Louis Armstrong sang, “When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you,” he probably didn’t expect that scientists would one day back up his claim. Well, according to several new studies, Armstrong’s was right on the money – and this has big implications for people who want to make friends as an adult. Read More

My Love-Hate Relationship with Sundays
2 months ago

My Love-Hate Relationship with Sundays

By  •  Lifestyle

I saw Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again with my teen-aged daughter recently. I need to get that out of the way up front in case there are any ABBA haters out there. Yes, the film is cheesy as all get out. Read More