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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!

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60
5 months ago

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60

By  •  Mindset

Have you ever been listening to music as you’re fixing dinner or doing dishes, and found yourself doing the “two-step” or just “movin’ to the groove”? Well, whatever you called it, you were doing something potentially very beneficial for your body and mind. Read More

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman
5 months ago

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman

You probably know a grumpy old person. They aren’t fun to be around, and if you let them, they can suck all of the energy out of a room. It is difficult to be in the company of a grumpy old person – male or female – and when we must, we often do it out of obligation. Read More

Is Age Relevant After 60?
5 months 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

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

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60
5 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

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential
5 months ago

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential

By  •  Mindset

Afraid of the aging process?

Aging is certainly not glamorized in the media and there’s even some ageism ingrained in our pop culture, so don’t fret if you are indeed afraid. You’re not alone. Read More

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?
5 months ago

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?

Conflict is a part of life. Few of us live without it. But what if conflicts from your past are interfering with your moving forward?

Conflict is never an easy thing to deal with, but old, deeply rooted disagreements can really affect your body, mind and spirit. Read More

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age
5 months ago

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age

As someone who has spent her entire life on the peripheral, I know all about being a square peg in a round world. As a once attractive young woman who desperately wanted to fit in, I would never have thought to say anything that ran contrary to popular opinion. Read More

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want
5 months ago

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want

By  •  Family

In the spirit of the holidays, I call out to individuals 55 and over to share your wish list with Santa. Not the kind of Christmas wishes and dreams we typically hope to receive from relatives and friends. Read More

Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless
6 months ago

Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless

By  •  Mindset

Have your Christmas tree traditions changed over the years? Many of my friends have opted for artificial trees for ease and cost. This, at first, does make sense since they use the artificial trees year after year. Read More