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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.

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s
7 days ago

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If. Read More

Why Saying “I Can” Can Make You a Winner in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

Why Saying “I Can” Can Make You a Winner in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

A friend and I were watching the Wimbledon finals on TV, clapping and cheering through every match. After the tournament, she leaned in to me and said, “Oh, how I wish I could play tennis. It’s such a great sport.” Read More

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead
2 weeks ago

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead

By  •  Mindset

Two weeks ago, I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at a youth hostel. Tucked away upstairs, in my own spare private room, I pondered this past year. Read More

5 Ways “Coming Back” to Yourself Can Improve Your Life After 60
3 weeks ago

5 Ways “Coming Back” to Yourself Can Improve Your Life After 60

When you’ve lived as long as I have, you have figured out a few tricks that you can pull out of your pocket on a tough day. Whether it’s getting some rest, taking a walk, talking to a close friend or just having some time to yourself, the key is really re-setting one’s self. Read More

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in Your 60s
3 weeks ago

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in Your 60s

Do you ever feel like the Universe or other people are out to get you? Interestingly, the greatest enemy you’ll ever face is staring back at you in the mirror. It knows all your tricks and how to push your buttons. Maybe you sabotage yourself in ways you’ve never imagined. Read More

Embrace Your Quirks and Have More Fun After 60
1 month ago

Embrace Your Quirks and Have More Fun After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Many years ago, someone told me, “If you don’t think other people are weird, it just means you don’t know them very well.” We all have our own little idiosyncrasies. They’re what make us unique. Read More

Finding Main Street in Our High-Speed World
1 month ago

Finding Main Street in Our High-Speed World

I grew up near a rural town that had everything we needed: a grocery, the pharmacy and a hardware store. The main drag was lined with a bank and post office, a florist and the barber, our doctor and insurance agent. We even had a bowling alley that served a mean catfish dinner on Friday nights. Read More

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone
1 month ago

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone

By  •  Lifestyle

As a former non-profit director, I used to help raise money for teaching and learning. One of our most successful fund-raising campaigns was a donor wall. Those who contributed a certain amount would forever have their names inscribed on a beautiful wall visible in the community. Read More

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
2 months ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

3 Ways to Cultivate a Flourishing Life Garden After 60
2 months ago

3 Ways to Cultivate a Flourishing Life Garden After 60

Are you tending to your garden of life? Each day we have the opportunity to care for our well-being by discovering more about what makes us happy, content, joyful and engaged. Are you taking advantage of your time and cultivating your life garden? Read More