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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!

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60
2 months ago

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

I was laid off recently. It was something that I both wanted – and welcomed. But now that it’s here, I’m struggling a bit. You can read my story here. Read More

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!
2 months ago

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!

By  •  Lifestyle

By the time we have crossed the 60 timeline, doing housework is probably the last thing on our mind. Let alone housework on a sunny summer day. You will think, “There are better things to do with my time.” That maybe so, but let’s not underestimate the lowly housework in its capacity of giving satisfaction and joy. Read More

How to Start Writing Your Memoir
2 months ago

How to Start Writing Your Memoir

By  •  Lifestyle

In a previous article, I wrote about how to structure your life stories. So, what do you do next?

After you gather all necessary materials, following one of the previously discussed structures, it is time to start writing the short of your life story or memoir. Read More

Piano, Ukulele or Trumpet? Choosing a Musical Instrument to Learn After 60
3 months ago

Piano, Ukulele or Trumpet? Choosing a Musical Instrument to Learn After 60

‘Learn a musical instrument’ is a piece of glib advice that’s often wheeled out to older people. But instruments are not all born equal, and choosing wisely will give you a head start in achieving your music-making desires.
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3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story
3 months ago

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story

By  •  Lifestyle

Every person has a unique life story. There is no such thing as two life stories being the same. As a life story writing coach and memoir teacher, I believe everyone should take the time to put their story on paper. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
3 months ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

By  •  Family

There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More

Craft Room Ideas: How to Remodel Your Basement as a Personal Craft Room
3 months ago

Craft Room Ideas: How to Remodel Your Basement as a Personal Craft Room

Some of us are blessed with a space where we can relax and work on our crafts. Others don’t have a space but have the funds to work on our craft room ideas. I am blessed to fall into the latter category. This is the story of how my personal creative space came into being. Read More

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a DIY Project
3 months ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a DIY Project

Do It Yourself, or DIY, is the latest craze for making or repairing anything and everything. DIY Projects are a set of instructions, guidelines, steps, tasks and so on, for making something. Read More

7 Ways to Stay in the Driver’s Seat in Your Sixties
4 months ago

7 Ways to Stay in the Driver’s Seat in Your Sixties

By  •  Lifestyle

For the past few years, my husband has suffered from a few illnesses affecting his ability to drive a car for various periods of time. This is a gut-wrenching fate for any man to accept. But the impact isn’t just one-sided. Read More

Can Knitting for Charity Make the World a Better Place? You Bet!
4 months ago

Can Knitting for Charity Make the World a Better Place? You Bet!

By  •  Lifestyle

One for you, one for me. That is the philosophy behind many projects and organizations that promote and encourage knitting for charity. Alternating between personal projects and projects to be donated helps women remain mindful of knitting for others. Read More