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Inspiration

Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get more from life after 60. Let’s explore the lives and stories of inspirational women who have changed the world.

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things
6 hours ago

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things

I’m 63, having a blast with my new “career” and I feel really good about what I’m doing. Three years ago I retired from the “day job” and haven’t looked back. Read More

5 Surprising Life Lessons from My Wonderful Dog
1 day ago

5 Surprising Life Lessons from My Wonderful Dog

Have you seen that t-shirt, the one that reads “I just want to drink wine and rescue dogs?” I am so there. You could be having the worst day ever and your dog will cheer you up. Read More

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60
2 days ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!
6 days ago

Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!

Softer than raw power, but still very important, influence plays a role in most of our communications with each other. Influence is a two-way street: we want to enhance ours and not be overly swayed by theirs. Read More

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful
1 week ago

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful

I’ve never been much of a fan girl. I had a mild crush on David Soul back in the day. Remember him from Starsky and Hutch? My father paid for me and my mum to go and hear him sing at the Birmingham Hippodrome. What a dish he was! But I never had pictures of pop stars up in my room like all my friends did. I was a more serious teen!
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Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?
1 week ago

Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a human survival kit in your possession?

The kit would answer the most important questions about your life: How will your life end? Will you find love? Will you be fulfilled emotionally and psychologically? Will you have enough money to live until 90, or even 100? Will your children be happy and successful? Read More

Get More from Life After 60 by Balancing Your Reality and Your Expectations
2 weeks ago

Get More from Life After 60 by Balancing Your Reality and Your Expectations

When we reach our 60s, most of us have experienced our share of disappointments.

Many of us feel like we haven’t found the financial security that we expected to have by this age. Others feel a sense of sadness, or even guilt, for not building stronger relationships with our friends and family. Read More

3 Ways to Open and Heal a Hardened Heart
3 weeks ago

3 Ways to Open and Heal a Hardened Heart

Right now, the world often appears upside down and split down the middle. A barrage of politicians tell us that we must land on one side of an issue or another. Upset and righteous ire can take on a self-perpetuating quality and this can harden the heart. Read More

Why Daydreaming is the Most Wonderful Way to Waste Time
4 weeks ago

Why Daydreaming is the Most Wonderful Way to Waste Time

There’s a wonderful old movie – although 1989 still sounds young to me and that’s when this film was released. Read More

This 100-Year-Old Runner Will Either Inspire or Embarrass You into Action
1 month ago

This 100-Year-Old Runner Will Either Inspire or Embarrass You into Action

Staying in shape plays a vital role in a person’s overall level of health and well-being at any and every age!

But for those of us in our 60s and beyond, staying in shape is especially important. Read More