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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.

What Watching the Royal Wedding Taught Me About Finding Serenity in Solitude
3 months ago

What Watching the Royal Wedding Taught Me About Finding Serenity in Solitude

Like many who are not close watchers of all things royal, I did make an exception and watched the recent wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. I planned to watch for the pageantry, to admire the hats and to see the royal family and the finely-dressed A-list guests. Read More

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s
3 months ago

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s

When you think about freedom and ageing well, what pops into your mind? Is freedom an oxymoron or can you step into an even greater personal power in your 60s and beyond?  Read More

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60
4 months ago

Rediscover Play and How It Can Heal Body, Mind and Spirit After 60

By  •  Mindset

What I remember best about my friend is her playfulness. She is one of the few adults in my circle who really knew how to play. She enjoyed a long, fulfilling life despite many hardships along the way. I’ll always remember her joy and laughter. Read More

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60
4 months ago

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60

I recently came across a quote which stated that “aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” I thought about it for a while and concluded how wrong this thinking is. Read More

Accepting Aging: Letting Go of the Younger Self That We’ve Left Behind
4 months ago

Accepting Aging: Letting Go of the Younger Self That We’ve Left Behind

A friend of mine is limping into his 60s with a sense of loss. Loss of youth, energy and significance. I understand all of that and believe that most of us go through a passage where we grieve the younger life we’ve left behind. Read More

More Than Just Sparkle: How a Simple Circle Can Represent Strength, Love and Gratitude
4 months ago

More Than Just Sparkle: How a Simple Circle Can Represent Strength, Love and Gratitude

Jewelry is weighted with meaning. I dare say, if jewelry could talk, each piece would convey the story of how their home became your personal jewelry drawer. Read More

Do You Ever Feel Like a Failure in Your 60s?
4 months ago

Do You Ever Feel Like a Failure in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

I sat bolt upright in the middle of the night and suddenly felt I was drowning in my own inadequacies. From different corners of my mind I was hearing, “Lazy! Weak! Running out of money!” Read More

Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors
4 months ago

Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors

By  •  Lifestyle

What’s on your spring cleaning list? Organizing the pantry? Putting together a big donation of gently used clothes? When it comes to refreshing your environment (and life) this spring, don’t forget these important health and safety reminders: Read More

4 Questions to Help You Beat the Blues
4 months ago

4 Questions to Help You Beat the Blues

By  •  Mindset

Recently, a friend had a phone call from someone she’d met several years ago. They had enjoyed a number of conversations over coffee back then, but the man was married with a family. In her mind they were just friends. Read More

5 Ways to Reclaim Joy During Difficult Times
5 months ago

5 Ways to Reclaim Joy During Difficult Times

By  •  Mindset

Joy was in short supply. I’d received a lot of bad news from several people in my life. It was a litany of loss. And never mind the world news in general, which is almost always hard to hear. I longed for more good cheer, for myself and for my loved ones. Read More

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