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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 the Book “The Secret” is Right for All the Wrong Reasons
3 years ago

Why the Book “The Secret” is Right for All the Wrong Reasons

A few years ago, Rhonda Byrne’s little book, “The Secret” took the world by storm. Her message was simple: if you want good things to happen to you, start thinking positive thoughts. If you imagine yourself becoming wealthy, the universe will, eventually, shower you with riches. There is even an example in the book that talks about how to use your mind to create open parking spaces. Boy, do I wish that worked for me! Read More

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 50
3 years ago

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 50

Life after 50 is complicated. Over the decades, we have experienced a full spectrum of emotions. We have loved and lost. We have passed milestones and celebrated accomplishments. But, no matter how full our lives have been, we are filled with questions. Did I make the right decisions with my life? Did I do enough? Did I choose the right balance between my career and my family? Was I a good parent and spouse? Do you have any of these thoughts? Read More

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

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