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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.

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
4 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

Has 2017 been challenging for you? Getting older is not for sissies. Some of us face substantial family or financial problems. Sometimes the days can seem grim. Read More

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
4 months ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband. Read More

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About
5 months ago

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About

It’s that time of the year when many of us are making lists. Sometimes, we’re enumerating things to do, while other lists may include loftier goals for the coming year or names of people or events we appreciate. Read More

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60
5 months ago

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Oh, how we wish for things to be different: Our bodies strong and healthy and, preferably, slim. Our children stable and successful; our grandchildren happy and thriving. Loved ones alive and healthy. Our marriages deeply loving, or else wishing for that elusive man to complete us. Plenty of money in savings. Read More

How to Find Happiness by Creating More Space in Your Life After 60
5 months ago

How to Find Happiness by Creating More Space in Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

According to Wikipedia, “Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.”

That is fine in its own way, but I want to explore the space beyond objects and events, deep into our personal spaces, in our heads, between each of us, in our lives. Read More

Is Life After 60 Greener on the Other Side?
5 months ago

Is Life After 60 Greener on the Other Side?

Like many women in their 60s, I often hear myself saying that my life would be happier and so much better if only I had: Read More

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity
6 months ago

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity

Do you ever feel fine during the day, but as the shadows start to lengthen and tiredness creeps in, you notice your spirits flagging? And that evening you were looking forward to seems more like a mini-endurance test to cope with before you can go off to bed? Read More

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset
6 months ago

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” – Robert H. Schuller, Televangelist Read More

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s
6 months ago

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When we reach our 60s, several things happen:

  • Physically, our bodies start to betray us.
  • Mentally, we begin to assess all that we have or haven’t done.
  • Emotionally, depending upon our situation, we may feel vulnerable.
  • Spiritually, we become aware that the end of life is closer than it ever was before.

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Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
6 months ago

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living

Kristi Nelson is the executive director of a Network for Grateful Living. I was particularly interested in the topic of gratitude because – of all the traits I observe in older adults living a quality life – that one consistently rises to the top. Read More

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