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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.

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60
1 month ago

Don’t Let Self-Criticism Prevent You from Getting the Most from Life After 60

Life after 60 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

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60
1 month ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

5 Ways to Manage Your Expectations in 2019: Expect the Unexpected
1 month ago

5 Ways to Manage Your Expectations in 2019: Expect the Unexpected

As women who have lived for over five decades, we already know that central to most problems in the human condition is the idea that you create expectations for many situations in life. It’s an emotional sink hole, highly difficult to maintain. Read More

You May Think I’m Nuts, but I Love My Local Cemetery
1 month ago

You May Think I’m Nuts, but I Love My Local Cemetery

At the risk of sounding weird and creepy, I’d like to share something with you: I love my local cemetery. It’s a place of mystery, magic and history. I go there several times a week and think it more special with each visit.
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How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
2 months ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?
2 months ago

Are Too Many Personal Goals Holding You Back in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

Late one night, after a recent college reunion, I got to talking with a group of close friends. We’d had a few drinks. And having split our sides laughing over the course of two days about our shared pasts, we began to muse about our individual futures. Read More

7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in Your Golden Years
2 months ago

7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence in Your Golden Years

As an older woman, you have years of experience and wisdom. It would be wise to assume that you’d ooze self-confidence.

However, that isn’t always the case, especially in a world that is focused on youthful appearances. We say, “Screw that!” Read More

5 Ways Try to Live a Life of Elegance and Grace After 60
2 months ago

5 Ways Try to Live a Life of Elegance and Grace After 60

We live in a busy world. Its surrounds us with many options, decisions and choices. Read More

My Second Life-Changing New Year’s Resolution… and a Special Offer!
2 months ago

My Second Life-Changing New Year’s Resolution… and a Special Offer!

On some level, we all know that movement is essential to getting the most from life at any age. In fact, you could even say that movement IS life. When we let ourselves “take it easy,” instead of growing, learning and pushing ourselves, our bodies and minds start to fade. In other words, we start to die. Read More

5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead
2 months ago

5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead

In my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be?, I encourage living on purpose and being intentional so that as we age, we are the women we choose to be. The women we want to be. The women we intentionally become, instead of the ones we sort of drift into without thought or effort. Read More