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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.

Embrace the Power of Laughter to Feel More Positive Every Day
3 months 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
3 months 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!
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
4 months ago

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts. Read More

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s
5 months ago

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s

One of the things I’ve noticed about getting older is my tendency to try and keep things neat and predictable. I often long for a life that requires few changes and gives me plenty of time to control my own environment. I get it that this is a pipe dream, but it’s also not what’s really best for me. Read More

How Spending Time in Nature Can Connect Us with Our Deepest Emotions After 60
5 months ago

How Spending Time in Nature Can Connect Us with Our Deepest Emotions After 60

There’s a tract of wooded land not far from my son’s old high school. I find it simply magical. Right on the edge of the suburbs, it offers deep forest, limestone cliffs, ferns, moss, lichen and forest creatures. Read More