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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.

Is Subconscious Stress Making You Sick?

Stress is a normal part of life. In fact, most of us deal with conscious stressors – bills, long lines and aches and pains – on a daily basis. Unfortunately, over time, these stresses can build up on a subconscious level. When this happens, we may feel anxious, sad or fearful without being able to put our fingers on what is upsetting us. We just “feel stressed.” Today, I would like to offer some suggestions for fighting back against subconscious stress. I hope that you find them useful! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Are You Practically Perfect in Every Way?
6 days ago

Are You Practically Perfect in Every Way?

By  •  Mindset

I am not perfect, and that is perfectly okay.

My mother often jokes about being like Mary Poppins, “practically perfect in every way.” She might be (love you, Mom). I, however, am not. Read More

3 Inspirational Women You Need to Know. Number 3 May Surprise You!
1 week ago

3 Inspirational Women You Need to Know. Number 3 May Surprise You!

Some of the greatest gifts in my life have come from women who stood out as role models, as bright lights of inspiration, beckoning me toward my greater potential. I am grateful for these women. Read More

5 Reflections on Speaking Your Truth
2 weeks ago

5 Reflections on Speaking Your Truth

Speaking your truth will surely piss some people off and that’s a good thing. It’s time now, in your boomer years, to live your life the way you want to – the way you feel – yet always, of course, with reason and kindness. Read More

5 Powerful Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected After 60

If you’re like me, life seems perfect when there is a manageable routine. I’m not a stick-in-the-mud, but I like it when I can plan ahead, when I know how my day is going to go and when I feel confident about the tasks on my to-do list.

But the longer I enjoy my ventures in the land of retirement, the more I’m also learning to value the unexpected. Read More

How Being a Curious Explorer Can Help You Thrive in Life After 60
2 weeks ago

How Being a Curious Explorer Can Help You Thrive in Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Recently, I had a life crisis. Maybe you have had one of these lovely little gems. You are coasting along and then suddenly, nothing feels right and you just don’t know who you are anymore.

These crises tend to pop up during transitional times of our lives and often throw us for a loop. Read More

Listen to This Surprising Advice from Your Future 90-Year-Old Self!
3 weeks ago

Listen to This Surprising Advice from Your Future 90-Year-Old Self!

By  •  Mindset

I was having lunch with a friend the other day and we got to talking about my next career move. I’m at that stage – once again – where I’m thinking about what’s next for me professionally. So, I laid out the three options I’m currently mulling over.
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4 Ways That Pushing Yourself Can Change Your Life After 60
1 month ago

4 Ways That Pushing Yourself Can Change Your Life After 60

For the last year or so, I’ve been a little scattered with a few too many things on my plate and I let my overall fitness suffer. So, getting back into shape was definitely on my to-do list this year. Read More

Give Yourself a Big Self-Esteem Boost by Accomplishing Small Tasks
1 month ago

Give Yourself a Big Self-Esteem Boost by Accomplishing Small Tasks

How would you help a friend who is suffering from low self-esteem? Would you suggest that they take up a sport, try meditating or start writing down what they are good at?

There’s nothing wrong with these recommendations. In fact, every single one of them would help your friend to feel happier – but, only if they actually stuck with them. Read More

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life in Your 60s or Better
1 month ago

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life in Your 60s or Better

I have a wonderful keynote I present called, presumptuously, The Meaning of Life. I talk – and sing – about life lessons I have learned from elders, particularly those in nursing homes. Read More