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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
1 day ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More

How to Reclaim Your Passion for Life in Your 60s
2 days ago

How to Reclaim Your Passion for Life in Your 60s

Stand as a spiritual warrior at the threshold of old age. This is no time to shrink away, to believe the lies of insignificance or uselessness. Do not retreat or retire from the world. Read More

Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian
1 week ago

Why There Is No Better Time Than Now to Be a Sexagenarian

Recently, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal discussing the latest methods to ward off stroke damage. The information reminded me that as we get older we are at greater risk for age-related disabilities. Read More

How Our Perception of Time Changes as We Get Older
3 weeks ago

How Our Perception of Time Changes as We Get Older

“When will Mommy come, Grandma?” my granddaughter used to ask several times a day when she was little. At first, I assumed she missed her mother. I’m sure that was true some of the time, but usually she didn’t seem sad. Read More

How Ageism Is Revealed in Family Aging “Scripts”
3 weeks ago

How Ageism Is Revealed in Family Aging “Scripts”

By  •  Mindset

As a healthy aging writer, speaker and consultant for the past 20+ years, I’ve spent a great deal of time campaigning against ageism and identifying how easily it can creep into our subconscious and influence personal health beliefs and behaviors. Read More

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?
3 weeks ago

Could Finding Self-Acceptance Be the Greatest Gift of Aging?

Sometimes achievements are public. You win the prize. You get promoted at work. You are recognized as Volunteer of the Year. Read More

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

How to Approach Changes in Activity and Lifestyle After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Approach Changes in Activity and Lifestyle After 60

There is a time in life for almost everything, and of course, a time when we put some joys of our life aside. But when? And do we self-select by incrementally cutting back? Read More

Is Age Relevant After 60?
3 weeks ago

Is Age Relevant After 60?

A year ago, I turned 60. It was a big day for me. Over the past three decades, I planned events celebrating each birthday by challenging myself to accomplish something I had not done before. Read More

Can We Let Go of Our Feelings of Vulnerability as We Get Older?
4 weeks ago

Can We Let Go of Our Feelings of Vulnerability as We Get Older?

A recent sidewalk malfunction left me face down on the pavement.

Though little time elapsed between slip and splat, I saw my life – past and future – flash before me. The past looked, well, like the past. No surprises there. Read More

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