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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?
2 years ago

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?

By  •  Mindset

I love Saturdays! It’s the day that I can catch up on all my HGTV and DIY shows and dream about what I would really be doing if fear (and money) wasn’t an issue! Read More

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s
2 years ago

The Thrill of Thrifting: Save Money and Find Treasures in Your 60s

If you have a nose for high fashion, but, don’t always have as much as you would like to spend on it, welcome to my world! Read More

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind
2 years ago

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind

By  •  Lifestyle

As a woman over 60, you have already lived a long life. You have likely fulfilled many of your practical goals. You may have married, raised children and had a satisfying career. Read More

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea
2 years ago

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea

The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea goes back to the early 1800s and is usually credited to Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, who was a lady in waiting to Queen Victoria. Read More

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond
2 years ago

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond

Life is full of comparisons. As employees, our performance is measured against our coworkers. As mothers, we worry about whether we are doing good enough – compared to whom, by the way? Creatively, we feel like we can’t compete with our “natural” friends and neighbors. Read More

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50
2 years ago

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50

If you have followed Sixty and Me for a while, you may be surprised to see me posting an article on why “collecting things” is such an amazing hobby for older women. After all, I’ve spent much of the last decade simplifying my life. Read More

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?
2 years ago

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?

If someone asked me to reveal the one thing (remember a thing not a person) that I couldn’t live without, I would immediately say my phone. That’s it. My world exists in that tiny device. I panic when I leave the house without it and am always astonished when I hear that the average person checks their mobile phones around 60 times a day. Read More

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?
2 years ago

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?

We often talk about our fashion and home décor choices and how they reflect our personality and style. I was thinking today about how our style is also reflected in less obvious choices that we make. Read More

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them
2 years ago

So, You’re Ready to Sell Your Crafts Online – Here’s How to Market Them

In previous articles, we have discussed many aspects of selling your handmade items online. First, we started with an explanation of how to improve your crafting skills. Then we discussed how to decide which items to create. In the last article we covered where to sell your items online. And, now, in this final article in our craftpreneur series, I would like to cover how to find customers. Read More

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Write a Book After 60
2 years ago

5 Compelling Reasons You Should Write a Book After 60

“I am of the firm belief that everybody could write books and I never understand why they don’t.” Beryl Bainbridge

As a writing coach and author, I do understand why. The two main reasons are related: lack of confidence in what they have to say, and not knowing how to start. That is why I set aside time to write a step by step guide that would lead a first-time writer through the whole process of planning, researching, writing, publishing and selling their own book. Read More