The media talks a lot about the health benefits of living an active and full life. They say having a purpose in life is the key to positive aging, but are you stuck trying to find your purpose?
All day long, you make decisions – some large, some small. Each one of them reflects the things that you feel are important. What is the basis for this or that decision? It’s something that may not be immediately apparent as you go about your day, dealing with events, people, circumstances.
An asset is something that you own, you get to use it and it brings benefits. Assets can also depreciate if they are neglected.
At the beginning of the year, Sixty and Me – along with many sites, books and blogs – offered innovative approaches to New Year’s Resolutions. They realize everyone relates to a different approach.
Last year, the magazine Allure took a courageous step forward on behalf of all women. It will no longer use the term anti-aging in its publication, thus accepting that moving through time is a natural process, to be celebrated and appreciated for its own virtues, not something to battle against.
This month it will be one year since my Mother-in-Law (MIL) moved into an aged care facility. At 90-years-old, she had celebrated her 90th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary in the same week.
When Naomi Beth Wakan wrote her book of memoirs in her 80s, she called it Some Sort of Life. I want to share her unconventional life story with you to illustrate the traits needed to succeed in today’s short-term employment ‘gig economy.’
If you are stuck, it is time to get unstuck. Nothing ages a woman, in my opinion, more than being stuck in a rut, no matter what part of her life we are talking about.
Having a sense of purpose, calling or mission is a powerful motivator. It is also key to having a longer, more fulfilling life.
“Everybody has a calling. Your real job in life is to figure out why you are here and get about the business of doing it.” – Oprah Winfrey
I love this quote by Oprah! She is a beautiful living example of renewing what it means to embrace purpose and meaning at every stage of life.