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Nostalgia

Thinking about the past is fun, but, did you know that nostalgia is also good for your brain? Find out what neuroscientists, have to say about nostalgia. Let’s think about the past together!

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s
3 weeks ago

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s

Do you remember playing as a child? Without work or obligations, you were free to wander around, use your imagination and indulge in things just for the sake of doing them. Play was relaxing and fun and brought joy to your days. Read More

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself
3 weeks ago

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself

By  •  Lifestyle

There is a certain truth you must realize when writing a memoir: You are the central character in the story, therefore you must write about who you are. You cannot assume that the reader knows you, even if they are a close relative. Read More

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s
4 weeks ago

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s

There’s a lot to love about being in your 60s. And, if you are 60, you may remember the 1960s. That may depend on how many mind-altering experiences you had in the 1960s, however.

These two “60s” have a great deal in common, some good, some not so much. Here are 6 ways my 60s are like the 60s. Read More

7 Ideas for Preserving Your Family History
1 month ago

7 Ideas for Preserving Your Family History

One year ago, an historian from a museum in Lueneburg, Germany, contacted me. “Are you the great granddaughter of Robert Heinemann?” she asked.

They were looking for descendants of Robert’s father, my great, great grandfather, Marcus Heinemann, who had been a leading Jewish citizen in Lueneburg many years before Hitler. Read More

The Power of Nostalgia and How It Can Enrich Our Lives After 60
1 month ago

The Power of Nostalgia and How It Can Enrich Our Lives After 60

By  •  Mindset

When winter rolls around, it usually triggers a wistful feeling, a sense of completion and a sense of loss. Read More

How Many of These 1960s Dances Do You Remember? (Including Vintage Videos!)
3 months ago

How Many of These 1960s Dances Do You Remember? (Including Vintage Videos!)

By  •  Lifestyle

As women who grew up in the 1960s, dance has been a part of our lives since the very beginning. But, if I’m right, most of us haven’t had a chance to see our favorite 1960s dances performed – let alone put on our dancing shoes and try them ourselves – for many years. Read More

How to Use Visualization to Breathe New Life into Your Old Travel Adventures
4 months ago

How to Use Visualization to Breathe New Life into Your Old Travel Adventures

If you don’t remember the details of a trip that you took 10 or 20 years ago, did it ever happen? This was the question that found myself asking when I talked with my son recently about the trips that we took as a family. Read More

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today
6 months ago

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today

By  •  Lifestyle

Does crafting your legacy story sound daunting? It doesn’t have to be. I’ll share a few ideas for starting small! Whatever you create will be a gift to your family, your friends and, most importantly, to you. Read More

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!
7 months ago

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a young woman, I was always on the lookout for female role models. There were not a lot of them on television in the 1960s. In fact, I remember my first real exposure to TV was Bonanza where four guys dominated the screen. I didn’t let this stop me from identifying with who I thought was the most handsome, interesting and clever. Adam of course!  Read More

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?
7 months ago

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?

By  •  Mindset

My mother never made it to 60, sadly passing away just two weeks after her 59th birthday. At 21, however, I viewed her as an old lady. Read More