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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!

It’s Time to Give a Surprising Valentine’s Day Gift… To Yourself!
2 months ago

It’s Time to Give a Surprising Valentine’s Day Gift… To Yourself!

By  •  Mindset

Ah, the month of love!

As February rolls around, Valentine’s Day is in the air – literally. You couldn’t miss the coming of Valentine’s Day if you tried. Between the TV specials, stuffed bears and candy for sale everywhere you look, love-songs on the Internet and the ever-present jewelry commercials, the month of love is categorically upon us. Read More

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?
2 months ago

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?

After my previous post on pet peeves I felt I should do as promised and highlight what I love about life in my 60s.

It is only natural that as we get older certain things and situations will annoy us from time to time. But on balance there is so much more to enjoy and be grateful for. Read More

Yes, Looks Still Matter After 60
2 months ago

Yes, Looks Still Matter After 60

Women, including those in our Sixty and Me community, know what research confirms: one is fortunate to be good-looking. Physical attractiveness is a major factor in how we are treated. Read More

The Joy of Discovering the Unknown After 60
2 months ago

The Joy of Discovering the Unknown After 60

By  •  Mindset

When we’re past 60 and in the third phase of our life, there is a tendency to seek the familiar, to seek comfort and live out our days with measured excitement.

Organized travel tours, cruise ships to explore new places, temperature controlled homes to keep our bodies comfortable, gym memberships to stay healthy and fit.
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What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
2 months ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

This funny thing called OLD.

Just who could solve its mystery?

Why should it make

A fool of me?

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt! Read More

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out
2 months ago

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out

By  •  Mindset

A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.

One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
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Aging with Attitude: Daring to Be Different After 50
2 months ago

Aging with Attitude: Daring to Be Different After 50

Many years ago, when I turned 50, I came to the realization that there are two distinct approaches to the aging process. In fact, they were so obvious and so disparate, that I chose to call my company Aging Disgracefully. Read More

How to Find Joy in Growing Older
4 months ago

How to Find Joy in Growing Older

By  •  Mindset

Years ago, I wrote a children’s book for my grandchildren called Find Joy. It is the story of a grandma who spends the day with her grandchildren as they hunt for what they think is a person named Joy. She shows them by the activities they are doing, the places they are going and the play they are engaging in that they can find joy in their life and be joyful. Read More

Life After 60 is the Best Time to Celebrate Your Unique Brand of Awesomeness
4 months ago

Life After 60 is the Best Time to Celebrate Your Unique Brand of Awesomeness

As children, we are full of enthusiasm and self-confidence. We want to try new things and explore new places. We want to push the boundaries. We also have an innate appreciation of our individuality and uniqueness. We want to be different. Read More

These 3 Books About Midlife Have Arrived Just in Time for the Holidays
4 months ago

These 3 Books About Midlife Have Arrived Just in Time for the Holidays

By  •  Mindset

Increased longevity has created a new life stage in the middle of our lives – not at the end – and I call it Middlescence. Think of it as a second adolescence, but with wisdom, resources and the beauty of not caring so much about what the world thinks! Read More