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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.

Age is Just a Number: 67-Year-Old Woman Wins Canadian Rodeo Event
2 months ago

Age is Just a Number: 67-Year-Old Woman Wins Canadian Rodeo Event

Mary Burger is living proof that age really is just a number.

This idea isn’t exactly news to us. We know that getting older doesn’t have to mean slowing down like society might want us to believe. This is the perfect time in our lives to knock down those aging stereotypes and live life to the fullest! Read More

Forget the Power Pose! Here are 5 Ways to Prepare for a Challenging Event
2 months ago

Forget the Power Pose! Here are 5 Ways to Prepare for a Challenging Event

By  •  Mindset

Many of us prepare for a challenging event by power posing for two minutes. We stand with hands on hips, feet apart, chin lifted like Wonder Woman, or with our arms in the air in the “victory” pose.

We do this because we were told our body chemistry would temporarily change, increasing testosterone and reducing cortisol, the stress hormone. Only it’s not true. Read More

Will Your Belief in Baby Steps Doom Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?
3 months ago

Will Your Belief in Baby Steps Doom Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?

Happy New Year! Perhaps you’ve made a resolution – or two or three – to make 2017 a year of change for you. Fine. Good first step.

Getting committed, really committed, is the message of a recent, highly acclaimed book by Linda Formichelli. It is called Commit: How to Blast Through Problems & Reach Your Goals Through Massive Action. Read More

“Disabled Lizard” No More! Make a Spectacular New Year’s Resolution Today
3 months ago

“Disabled Lizard” No More! Make a Spectacular New Year’s Resolution Today

By  •  Mindset

It’s hard to tell with rescue pups, but my vet figured that my beloved Ringo was about 2 years old when he came into my life. This makes him now about 12. Read More

This 86-Year-Old Woman Has More Great-Grandkids Than Candles on Her Cake!
3 months ago

This 86-Year-Old Woman Has More Great-Grandkids Than Candles on Her Cake!

Few moments in a woman’s life are more precious than meeting one of her grandchildren for the very first time. And, with 68 grandkids, this is a sentiment that 86-year-old Marie Frey is very familiar with!

Recently, Frey received a very special birthday gift when she welcomed her 86th great-grandchild into the world just three days before her own 86th birthday! Read More

8 Controversial Life Lessons from the Creator of the Dilbert Comic Strip
3 months ago

8 Controversial Life Lessons from the Creator of the Dilbert Comic Strip

Scott Adams, successful author and entrepreneur, is best known for his highly popular daily cartoon strip, Dilbert, chronicling the workplace ups and downs of this nicely nerdy engineer and his odd work fellows, which include a pointy-haired boss and colleagues who make an art of work-shirking. Read More

A Heartfelt Tribute to Leonard Cohen
3 months ago

A Heartfelt Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen died this November at the age of 82. He recorded his final album from a special chair in his living room two weeks before his death despite his body being wracked with cancer and suffering from severe back pain. Read More

Sam Elliott Says Ageism is a Real Issue in Hollywood – Especially for Older Women
3 months ago

Sam Elliott Says Ageism is a Real Issue in Hollywood – Especially for Older Women

The women in our community love Sam Elliott for many reasons. Some of us appreciate how he makes us feel. Others love his unique voice, which has appeared in movies ranging from iconic Westerns to light-hearted cartoons. Still others simply think that he’s a great actor. I’m a fan for all these reasons and more! Read More

88-Year-Old Fashion Icon Wins the Hearts of Boomers and Millennials Alike
4 months ago

88-Year-Old Fashion Icon Wins the Hearts of Boomers and Millennials Alike

Too often, women over 60 fall victim to the mindset that, as we age, we become invisible. Stereotypes about aging and unfair fashion “rules” can make us feel like what we wear or our personal fashion choices simply don’t matter.

At age 88, Baddie Winkle is fashionably reminding all of us that this is not true! By refusing to accept invisibility, Winkle has become an inspiration for women of all ages. Read More

5 Life Lessons from the Classic Movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”
4 months ago

5 Life Lessons from the Classic Movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”

By  •  Mindset

We closed out Thanksgiving Day by welcoming in the Christmas season with the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” This movie provoked deep thought in me this time and I would like to share the lessons I reflected on this year. Read More