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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.

Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising
3 days ago

Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising

By  •  Mindset

Recently, I was talking to friends in the League of Women Voters about the place of women in elected office. Read More

How to Bounce Back from Failure After 50
6 days ago

How to Bounce Back from Failure After 50

I know J.K. Rowling’s story by heart – the young, impoverished single mother who stayed true to her writing dream in the face of a failed marriage and what she saw as a failed career choice. The urgency of her situation turned her desire to write novels into a fierce fidelity, which birthed Harry Potter. Read More

Why Women Should Reclaim Their Power: Let’s Speak Up!
1 week ago

Why Women Should Reclaim Their Power: Let’s Speak Up!

In light of the events that have been circulating on TV and social media over the last several weeks and months, where women have been speaking up about sexual harassment and human rights, I have been deeply moved. Read More

Creating a Life That Fits Like Skin in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

Creating a Life That Fits Like Skin in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

Some of the responses to my article “3 Essential Elements to Getting What You Want” left me heavy-hearted. Many women feel stuck and hopeless. Read More

Putting Our Tendencies to Work for a Long, Happy Life After 60
2 weeks ago

Putting Our Tendencies to Work for a Long, Happy Life After 60

The way we spend our day-to-day life determines how well we will live as we grow older. We may not think about it as we rush to our exercise class or choose better food or practice Spanish for an upcoming trip. But every choice matters. Read More

How to Identify and Embrace Your Inner Goddesses After 50
1 month ago

How to Identify and Embrace Your Inner Goddesses After 50

By  •  Mindset

I am a typical earth mother – nurturing, a good listener, a therapist and a caregiver. In contrast, my close friend marches on Washington, travels to third world countries to fight for the preservation of environment and has tied herself to a tree to protest corporate greed Read More

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational
2 months ago

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational

By  •  Mindset

Today I’m writing about a walking woman dear to me: my sister. My sister has been battling bladder cancer for the last 3 years. Read More

How Setting Goals After 60 Can Help You Reach Your Dreams
2 months ago

How Setting Goals After 60 Can Help You Reach Your Dreams

As summer turns to fall, many of us are reminded of our youth, when September meant going back to classes and setting goals for the new school year. Even though our classroom days are mostly in the past, developing new ambitions every few months is a great idea. Read More

Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?
2 months ago

Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?

As a child, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you aspire to be a teacher, doctor, musician or something else? When I was six, I wanted to be an actress. Read More

Are Stop Signs Holding You Back After 60? Here’s How to Knock Them Down!
3 months ago

Are Stop Signs Holding You Back After 60? Here’s How to Knock Them Down!

By  •  Mindset

We’ve all watched television shows, read articles and consumed books telling us how to make changes in our lives. Bookstore shelves are filled with self-help books that promise “the answer” to whatever problem we have. Large sections are dedicated to the best and latest diet program anyone would need. Read More