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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 Accepting Hardships Helps Us Grow Wiser in the Years After 60
2 months ago

How Accepting Hardships Helps Us Grow Wiser in the Years After 60

By  •  Mindset

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t really get the concept of acceptance until I hit 59. At that point, I could finally see that my senior years were inevitable. I wasn’t thrilled, but I was willing to put up with them. Mainly because I had no choice. Read More

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!
3 months ago

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!

By  •  Lifestyle

“And I’m not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and…. oh, Auntie Em, there’s no place like home.” – Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum Read More

Can Forest Bathing Make Your 60+ Body Feel Less Stressed and More Healthy? You’d Be Surprised!
3 months ago

Can Forest Bathing Make Your 60+ Body Feel Less Stressed and More Healthy? You’d Be Surprised!

Every now and then I run across information that I intuitively understood but didn’t consider on an intellectual level. My most recent experience with this phenomenon occurred at a recent lecture titled “Wellness in Your Woods.” Read More

Laughing Through the Third Act: How Do You Learn to Take Yourself Less Seriously?
3 months ago

Laughing Through the Third Act: How Do You Learn to Take Yourself Less Seriously?

A funny thing happened on my way to retirement. I became a humor writer. It wasn’t part of some grand plan. Rather, it was a serendipitous occurrence born from the acute terror of not knowing what I was going to do with the rest of my life. Read More

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
3 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

6 Ways to Thrive and Flourish After 60
3 months ago

6 Ways to Thrive and Flourish After 60

By  •  Mindset

My husband and I just celebrated our 46th wedding anniversary. We met almost 50 years ago. We are getting old. The years have passed so quickly. We look older and, many days, feel older. Read More

Comforting Your Inner Child Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60
3 months ago

Comforting Your Inner Child Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

When you are feeling lonely or anxious, it’s easy to get caught up in the jumble of emotions. What you really want is a trusted friend to listen to – someone who can help you to see the situation rationally and who can offer perspective. Read More

Change That Behavior – Choose a Reward That Stimulates Positive Change After 60
3 months ago

Change That Behavior – Choose a Reward That Stimulates Positive Change After 60

Have you kept your New Year’s Resolutions? According to the U.S. News and World Report, 80% of resolutions fail by February, most by January 12th. Really. Read More

Out with the Old! 5 Things Every Woman Should Throw Away This Spring (and 5 Things to Keep)
3 months ago

Out with the Old! 5 Things Every Woman Should Throw Away This Spring (and 5 Things to Keep)

Yes, your cabinets or closets may need a good purging. But spring is also good time to throw away some things that don’t require a trip to Goodwill. Read More

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All
3 months ago

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All

By  •  Mindset

Having been in a bad marriage for more than 30 years, I thought I was the biggest loser on the planet. I felt I was certainly not attractive and unappealing. I was overweight. I was not good at making money, but I was good at spending them. I wasn’t sexy at all and had zero sex appeal. Read More