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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.

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?
3 years ago

What is the Purpose of Life and Does it Change After 60?

What is the purpose of life? This is one of the “biggest” questions facing all of us – but, I think that the women in the Sixty and Me community are up to the challenge! Read More

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams
3 years ago

This 89-Year-Old Gymnast Proves that it’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams

When we are children, our dreams are limited only by our imagination. But, the time we reach our 60th birthday, many of us have had our crazy ideas and wild fantasies beaten out of us by a cold, cruel world.

The good news is that life after 60 offers the possibility for a second childhood. Read More

Who is the Most Inspirational Actress Over 50?
3 years ago

Who is the Most Inspirational Actress Over 50?

When it comes to ageism in Hollywood, the winds of change may soon become a hurricane. Over the last few years, numerous celebrities, including Antonio Banderas and Madonna have spoken out against the evils of ageism. Of course, age discrimination is not limited to Hollywood. Far from it! But, having a few powerful voices on our side can’t hurt. Read More

Learning to Love Yourself After 60
3 years ago

Learning to Love Yourself After 60

Do you love yourself? It’s a simple question, but, for most of us, I suspect the answer is complex. On one level, I assume that most of us have the instinct to say “Of course!” But, I’m less sure whether we really mean it. Or, do we perhaps just believe that this is the right thing to say. Read More

Helen Mirren Reminds Us to Set Crazy Goals and Follow Our Passions
3 years ago

Helen Mirren Reminds Us to Set Crazy Goals and Follow Our Passions

When Helen Mirren visited the Top Gear show to do a lap around their test track, she described the experience as “terrifying,” “nerve-wracking,” “adrenaline pumping,” “sweat making,” and ultimately, “fabulous!” Read More

Do You Have the Courage to Really be Yourself?
3 years ago

Do You Have the Courage to Really be Yourself?

Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to talk with 1000s of women in the Sixty and Me community. Through these discussions, nothing has struck me more profoundly than the desire for women over 60 to live life in their own way. Read More

Shattered Dreams: Picking Up the Pieces
3 years ago

Shattered Dreams: Picking Up the Pieces

By  •  Mindset

There are many things I thought I’d be doing at 62 – though one of them was not living to be 62. No, there wasn’t a family illness or a death wish involved; I just couldn’t comprehend, at 30, what I’d be doing at twice that age. Read More

Google CFO Retires, Reminds Boomers to Choose Our Future
3 years ago

Google CFO Retires, Reminds Boomers to Choose Our Future

Like Google CFO, Patrick Pichette, most of us baby boomers have worked 30 years or more. We’ve contributed to society, raised families and made sacrifices. Now, as we approach retirement age, many of us are starting to rethink our place in society. We are asking ourselves how much longer we want to work, who we want in our lives and which passions we want to explore. This is a good thing. Read More

95-Year-Old Runner Proves Age is Just a Number
3 years ago

95-Year-Old Runner Proves Age is Just a Number

Is it true when people say that age is just a number? Well, today, I watched a video that demonstrates just how accurate this statement is. If the last time you ran a sprint was in high-school, you will definitely want to watch this video of 95-year-old Charles Eugster setting a new world record for this distance. He is amazing! Read More

Tom Hanks Reminds Us that Random Acts of Kindness Matter
3 years ago

Tom Hanks Reminds Us that Random Acts of Kindness Matter

When it comes to volunteering and giving to charity, some of us feel like we need to make “big” contributions to make a difference. The truth, as Tom Hanks recently reminded us, is that small acts of kindness often matter the most. Read More