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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.

Every Day is An Opportunity to Reinvent Yourself
2 years ago

Every Day is An Opportunity to Reinvent Yourself

If you think about it, life is all about movement. Rocks don’t move by themselves. Trees barely move. Animals move, although they tend to be directed by instinct more than conscious thought. Only humans, so far as we know, have the ability to plan complex actions. Simply put, we are the only species on this planet that can reinvent itself. Read More

No Matter How Old You Are, You Are the Perfect Age!
2 years ago

No Matter How Old You Are, You Are the Perfect Age!

On the whole, people are terrible at embracing their current age. Maybe it has something to do with the constant advertising that we are exposed to or the social pressure that surrounds us. Read More

What is Honesty? 6 Ways to Live an Authentic Life After 60
2 years ago

What is Honesty? 6 Ways to Live an Authentic Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

What keeps you awake at night? That loaded question has so much punch to it. So many things can contribute to bad sleep. If all is right in your world and you are still having trouble sleeping at night, perhaps it’s time to be really honest with yourself. Read More

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face
2 years ago

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face

A few weeks ago I wrote a light-hearted article offering tips to boomers on how to take selfies, seeing as it’s such a phenomenon. Granted, it’s a millennial phenom, which I don’t love all that much. But hey, times change and change is the only certain thing in life. Read More

Susan Sarandon Wants Men to Get in Touch with Their Feminist Side
2 years ago

Susan Sarandon Wants Men to Get in Touch with Their Feminist Side

It’s easy to see the history of the women’s movement as a struggle of “men vs. women.”

Indeed, if you went back to the early days of our fight for equality, this is almost certainly how it felt. Before women could vote, many men felt genuinely threatened by the idea of a politically active female population. For much of the last century, many people still believed that there were certain jobs that were “not appropriate” for women. Read More

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10 Step Survival Guide Can Help
2 years ago

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10 Step Survival Guide Can Help

Separations, divorces, deaths in the family, economic hardships, illnesses. Many of our Sixty and Me community have made it through difficult times. We are survivors. We have learned from our experiences and from the experiences of others. Read More

Stop Being So Serious! Let Music and Dance Lead You to Awesome Aging!
2 years ago

Stop Being So Serious! Let Music and Dance Lead You to Awesome Aging!

Dancing is an upper for me. If I am driving and oldies are playing, my fingers are tapping on the steering wheel. I am in sync with my bebopping shoulders. At a concert, don’t expect me to be sitting down if some great rocking tunes fill the air. Read More

Women Today Are Living in __________ Times!
2 years ago

Women Today Are Living in __________ Times!

A few days ago, I posted an article on the website that solicited some fascinating comments. In the article, I explained that Helen Mirren had recently said that “Women today are living in exciting times!” Read More

Is Knowing How to Grow Old the Master Work of Wisdom?
2 years ago

Is Knowing How to Grow Old the Master Work of Wisdom?

Knowing how to grow old well is a problem that few people throughout history have had to tackle. As recently as a few generations ago, living to your 60s was a privilege denied to almost everyone. Read More

Helen Mirren Talks About the Exciting World Women Live in Today
2 years ago

Helen Mirren Talks About the Exciting World Women Live in Today

If you look back through history, being a woman wasn’t always a lot of fun. In some parts of the world, it still isn’t, by the way! Even in the United States, we have only had the right to vote for just under 100 years. Just over 50 years ago, we weren’t protected from discrimination based on our sex in the workplace. Read More