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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!

Looking Forward to Life After Children and Rediscovering Yourself
5 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

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself
5 months ago

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself

By  •  Lifestyle

There is a certain truth you must realize when writing a memoir: You are the central character in the story, therefore you must write about who you are. You cannot assume that the reader knows you, even if they are a close relative. Read More

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist
5 months ago

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist

About 10 years ago, I found myself in an extremely stressful work situation that I hoped would improve, and I tried to keep a positive attitude. The highlight of my day was my morning subway ride, as I people-watched and listened to music. Read More

Driving: A Right or a Privilege in Old Age?
5 months ago

Driving: A Right or a Privilege in Old Age?

A certain royal person, in his late 90s, was in the news recently in the UK. He had had a car accident – the car he was driving had ended up on its side – and it was reported that he was a bit “shaken up.” As one would be, even if you were much younger. Read More

Writing and the Creative Process: Enhancing Creativity After 60, Part 2
6 months ago

Writing and the Creative Process: Enhancing Creativity After 60, Part 2

In Part One of this blog series, I described three ways in which people over 60 can enhance the creative process. I also referenced my passion for writing. Read More

The 3 Cs for Enhancing Creativity in Your 60s: Color-Contrast-Curiosity
6 months ago

The 3 Cs for Enhancing Creativity in Your 60s: Color-Contrast-Curiosity

Retirement is a fruitful time to develop creative projects and activities that inspire and increase the general health of your mind, body, and spirit. So, let’s get creative! Read More

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60
6 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

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community
6 months ago

A List of Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

Individualism is a distinctive quality of boomer women. Whatever image we choose to present to the world, we have secret passions. These are the interests that intrigue us and determine how we relax and unwind. Our hobbies are what we do with “our time”.

For women, there also seems to be a universal desire to express our creativity. We have an insatiable desire to shape order from chaos and to create things that never existed before. Women who have children will understand this. We want to produce magic with paints, wool and glass or create beauty with words and music. Read More

Find Your Bliss: The Mental Health Benefits of Knitting
7 months ago

Find Your Bliss: The Mental Health Benefits of Knitting

Knitting has always helped me to relax. In a recent article, I observed that one of the real benefits of knitting was its ability to calm the nerves and create a meditative state. One reader commented that she thought the brain waves of knitters were actually in a blissful state, like those of Buddhist monks during meditation.

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Attention Mature Women: Airlines Love Flight Attendants Over 40!
7 months ago

Attention Mature Women: Airlines Love Flight Attendants Over 40!

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you fly frequently? Have you noticed that very young flight attendants are not the norm anymore? That’s because airlines are hiring and training brand new flight attendants in their 40s, 50s, and even 60s! Many flight attendants who started at a younger age keep working sometimes even into their 80s. Read More