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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.

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60
5 months ago

4 Ways We Can Infuse Our Lives with Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

Our life’s worth. Value. Purpose. Maybe that conjures images of grandeur, of heroism, of large impact. But I know the worth of a life can also be found in quiet ways, small moments, simple gestures. Read More

Embrace the Power of “Possible Thinking”
5 months ago

Embrace the Power of “Possible Thinking”

If you listen to most self-help gurus, they will tell you that positive thinking is essential to finding happiness. I’ve always been somewhat skeptical of this advice. After all, sometimes it feels like we need action more than optimism to solve our problems. Do you feel the same way? Read More

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s
5 months ago

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s

Do you remember playing as a child? Without work or obligations, you were free to wander around, use your imagination and indulge in things just for the sake of doing them. Play was relaxing and fun and brought joy to your days. Read More

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments
6 months ago

Cultivate a Positive Attitude by Learning to Give Genuine Compliments

After decades looking after other people, it’s easy to feel a little lost. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to develop a positive attitude in your 50s or 60s. One of the most effective of these is giving genuine compliments. Read More

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives
6 months ago

The Magic of Shine in Our 60s, or How Comparing Ourselves to Others Can Actually Ruin Our Lives

A few years ago, in 2011, I saw Rita Moreno in her one-woman theatre piece, Rita Moreno: Life without Makeup. She was spectacular – singing, and dancing. She was in her early 80s. Read More

More Than Just Sparkle: How a Simple Circle Can Represent Strength, Love and Gratitude
6 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

4 Things You Can Do Every Day to Let Your Inner Beauty Shine
6 months ago

4 Things You Can Do Every Day to Let Your Inner Beauty Shine

Would you agree that maintaining a positive attitude and positive thinking is priceless? Being positive can enhance your psychological and physical well-being. You reap health benefits that can ward off depression, lower levels of distress, and keep your heart healthy. Read More

Accepting Aging: Letting Go of the Younger Self That We’ve Left Behind
6 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

3 Ways to Keep Having Fun in Your 60s
6 months ago

3 Ways to Keep Having Fun in Your 60s

Are You Havin’ Any Fun? is an old song with lyrics by Jack Yellen and music by Sammy Fain. It goes something like this: Read More

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60
7 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