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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!

Travel and Painting: A Beautiful Way to See the World After Retirement
3 months ago

Travel and Painting: A Beautiful Way to See the World After Retirement

You may have set travel as one of your retirement goals already. No doubt we have heard many express, “When I retire I want to travel more.”
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Childhood Fears Still Holding You Back? It’s Never Too Late to Overcome Them!
3 months ago

Childhood Fears Still Holding You Back? It’s Never Too Late to Overcome Them!

Was there something you really, really wanted to do when you were younger, but you walked away from it because you didn’t think you could do it?

I loved to write. I mean, I loved it. I kept diaries, I had literally dozens of pen pals all over the world. I crafted short stories that I believed would someday win awards. Writing was in my blood. Read More

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself
3 months ago

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself

Like many moms, I gave my all to mothering.

All my energy and creativity. Mothering grew and shaped me in ways I could not have imagined. But time, toddlers and teens have marched on. The days of up-to-my-elbows mothering have drawn to a close. Read More

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age
3 months ago

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age

We would all like to be creative. Perhaps it is not so hard.

“Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people,” noted the late Leo Burnett, outstanding advertising executive and founder of the firm that bears his name. If so, then by encouraging our own curiosity, we can become more creative.
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Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!
3 months ago

Yarns, Accessories and Knitting Patterns for Beginners – No More Excuses!

Finding hobbies and activities that enrich your life is important at any age. But here at Sixty and Me, we know that it’s especially important to pursue these passions as we get older. Read More

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill
3 months ago

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. Grow a few of your favorite herbs on a sunny windowsill or under artificial lights.

Start with a few of the herbs you commonly include in your favorite recipes and those that are easy to grow. Read More

Illuminating the Age-Old Art of Lampwork
3 months ago

Illuminating the Age-Old Art of Lampwork

Several years ago, I was visiting my sister in southern British Columbia, Canada. We spent the day in the former mining town of Kimberly, wandering the brick streets now lined with boutiques and shops. Read More

Delicious Cacao and Coconut Booster Balls Recipe
3 months ago

Delicious Cacao and Coconut Booster Balls Recipe

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How many of you have decided that enough is enough and will now cut down on sweet things post-Christmas? Just before the festivities I thought about sending a memo to my body: Read More

10 Questions to Ask Before You Start Writing a Book
4 months ago

10 Questions to Ask Before You Start Writing a Book

These days there are many options if you’re hoping to publish your book. You can do it yourself using Amazon CreateSpace.com or IngramSpark.com. You write your book, format it and upload files to the website.

Voilà! You are a published author. However, there’s much more involved in successfully publishing, especially if you want to attract readers and get publicity. Read More

Learn to Knit with More Confidence with these 6 Knitting Tips for Beginners
4 months ago

Learn to Knit with More Confidence with these 6 Knitting Tips for Beginners

The importance of finding hobbies and activities that enrich our lives as older adults is a topic that we love to explore here at Sixty and Me.

And we know that the women in our community are some of the most interesting and diverse in the world – and so are their hobbies! Today we want to discuss one hobby in particular, though – knitting! Read More