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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!

How We All Contribute to the Success of Any Work of Art
5 months ago

How We All Contribute to the Success of Any Work of Art

I’m a collector of quotes. One of my favorite quotes was written by Brenda Laurel, a brilliant researcher and writer, among other accomplishments:

“A design isn’t finished until someone is using it.”

I’ve often thought about this statement when I’m working on a piece of jewelry. Read More

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings
5 months ago

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings

Sometimes you can have your cake and eat it too. Many painting enthusiasts in my classes want to paint realistic works. Perhaps this comes from photography where a sharp picture is appreciated. Read More

Inspiration from Women Artists: Boost Your Creativity in Retirement
5 months ago

Inspiration from Women Artists: Boost Your Creativity in Retirement

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If you live near or in a city, you’ll most likely be surrounded by diversity and cultures, different perhaps from your own. And whatever your background, it can be very inspiring to observe the habits of other folks and enjoy the foods, fashions and arts of other cultures.
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How to Self-Publish a Book at Any Age: First, Avoid These 5 Mistakes!
5 months ago

How to Self-Publish a Book at Any Age: First, Avoid These 5 Mistakes!

Working with first-time authors to complete and publish their work is incredibly rewarding. Helping people nurture and develop a concept, research a subject or share a personal story is exciting for both the author and me, in my role as coach and book shepherd. Read More

You’re Never Too Old to Rock and Roll, Even if You’re Creakier in the Knees!
6 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Rock and Roll, Even if You’re Creakier in the Knees!

I love to dance. I can’t dance the way I did in my 20s – all night long, but I still love to dance. Okay, so maybe my moves are a little stiffer than they used to be, but moving to music remains a great joy in my life. Read More

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60
6 months ago

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60

There is one excellent reason for trying a creative workshop. There are others of course, but this one beats them all. Know what it is? Read More

Do You Like a Good Mess? You May Be a Creative Genius!
6 months ago

Do You Like a Good Mess? You May Be a Creative Genius!

I’ve often read of the connection between messiness and artists.

There is apparently a direct correlation between disorganization and creative thought. More than one study has shown that creative types prefer chaos to order. Messy desks/work spaces promote thinking outside of the box. Read More

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life
7 months ago

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life

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Many women I talk to say that creativity and self-expression is something they cannot live without, and that perhaps it has become even more important in their life as they age. How do you express yourself? And how do you incorporate creativity in your daily life? Read More

Bee Good to Your Garden this Spring with Container Gardening and Pollinators
7 months ago

Bee Good to Your Garden this Spring with Container Gardening and Pollinators

It’s almost spring, and if you like gardening in any of its many forms then you are already thinking about what you are going to plant this year.

Yes. You read that headline right. You might ask how the container gardening relates to pollinators. Read More

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!
7 months ago

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!

Engaging your creativity after 60 is a surefire way to combat stressors that accompany aging.

Currently navigating through a host of family and financial issues, my good friend and 70-plus hero, Paula, employs creativity as a tool to rebalance perspective. Read More