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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!

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!
1 month ago

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!

By  •  Mindset

My car has a feature which I find totally annoying. When I’m close to what the ‘powers-that-be’ determined is my next required maintenance, a little box pops up on the dash-screen announcing “Maintenance required soon!” and stays on until I’ve acceded to its request. Read More

3 Positive Ways to Prepare for Your Older Self
1 month ago

3 Positive Ways to Prepare for Your Older Self

When my father was in his mid-80s, I remember him saying that when he was 75 he had to let go of thinking he was 40. He lived for another 10 years after saying that! Interesting – a mixture of a positive mindset and some realism. Read More

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

How to Approach Changes in Activity and Lifestyle After 60
3 months 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

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