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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 Simple (and Unexpected) Actions an Empty-Nest Woman Can Do to Successfully Jumpstart 2019
2 days ago

4 Simple (and Unexpected) Actions an Empty-Nest Woman Can Do to Successfully Jumpstart 2019

By  •  Lifestyle

My brand-new day planner for 2019 arrived from Amazon yesterday, and I eagerly began rifling through it – entering key dates and events. Read More

The Value of a Big Goal After 60: My Contemplations After Climbing Mt. Kenya
2 days ago

The Value of a Big Goal After 60: My Contemplations After Climbing Mt. Kenya

By  •  Mindset

Many of us are content in our everyday lives. We go for walks in the park, help with the grandkids, or sip on tea or coffee in the local coffee shop. And that’s great. We all need those peaceful moments. Read More

A Season to Explore the Spiritual: What I Found I Want to Do This Side of 60
3 days ago

A Season to Explore the Spiritual: What I Found I Want to Do This Side of 60

I’ve had a blind faith in The Man Upstairs for a long time. I grew up small-town Catholic but knew little about the Bible. Catholics have Catechism, not Bible study. We did not have nuns. We were lucky to share a priest with a triangle of other farm towns. Read More

No New Year’s Resolutions for Me! The Confessions of a Mature Woman
4 days ago

No New Year’s Resolutions for Me! The Confessions of a Mature Woman

By  •  Mindset

Smile if you have made New Year’s resolutions in the past. Now smile again if you have kept them all year. It is truly difficult to keep those ‘promises’ going for an entire year, isn’t? Read More

Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!
5 days ago

Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!

By  •  Mindset

They say that life in retirement is all about “taking is easy.” They say that we are stuck in our ways, resistant to change and a drain on society.  They say that we are destined for loneliness and social isolation, disease and despair. Read More

5 Things That Could Be Stopping You from Living Life to the Fullest in the Years After 60
5 days ago

5 Things That Could Be Stopping You from Living Life to the Fullest in the Years After 60

Are you in your retirement or empty-nest years, wondering what a happy, full life looks like from this point on? Read More

8 Ways to Define Your Vision of Success as You Add Yet Another Year Over 60
1 week ago

8 Ways to Define Your Vision of Success as You Add Yet Another Year Over 60

As we approach the end of 2018, it is a good time to examine, redefine, or re-set your personal vision of success. Or as my teenage grandson says to me, “How’s it going, Gran?” Read More

Wellness Spotlight: The Importance of Intellectual and Vocational Wellness in Life After 60
3 weeks ago

Wellness Spotlight: The Importance of Intellectual and Vocational Wellness in Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

This is the last of a 3-part series describing the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and vocational – and how they impact your life. Read More

Boredom in Retirement: 3 Strategies “The Monk Dude” Urges Us to Explore
4 weeks ago

Boredom in Retirement: 3 Strategies “The Monk Dude” Urges Us to Explore

By  •  Lifestyle

Did you know that depression is the number one complaint of newly retired women? In fact, boredom is a key symptom. Mistakenly, many women turn to different forms of distraction (TV or Internet surfing) to feel better. Read More

Sally Field’s 5 Lessons About Life, Love, and Perseverance
4 weeks ago

Sally Field’s 5 Lessons About Life, Love, and Perseverance

By  •  Lifestyle

In her deeply moving memoir In Pieces, Sally Field, now 72, lays bare her life and allows us to get under the surface appearance of a two-time Oscar-winning actress still known to the public as “America’s sweetheart.” Read More