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Reducing Stress

Many of us think of stress as a minor annoyance. It is something that feels inevitable. In reality, reducing stress is not only possible – it is essential to health and happiness after 60.

Grace and Frankie: An Unexpected Example of PHD (Perfectly Hidden Depression) After 60
4 weeks ago

Grace and Frankie: An Unexpected Example of PHD (Perfectly Hidden Depression) After 60

Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain. Read More

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help
2 months ago

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help

Today, we are overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed. The pace of life is faster than ever. The economic, social and political stresses are all creating internal and external turmoil. Read More

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!
3 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!

If you are trying to reduce stress, you may be overthinking the problem. That’s the conclusion that I came to after talking with hundreds of women in our community. Read More

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60
3 months ago

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60

Decades ago, I decided that it would be my major intention in life to develop more patience. As a result, I am always mindful of my pre-disposition to lose patience with people, places, things, and most of all, grocery store check-out lines. Read More

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver
3 months ago

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver

In our “always on” world, we often fail to take the time to reflect on ourselves. We are busy engaging in external activities that shape a definition of who we are – to other people. I have spoken with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community and many women say, “I work as a teacher.” “I give as a mother.” “I share as grandmother. “I give as volunteer.” Read More

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s
3 months ago

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

We are women who want to lead happy and productive lives. That includes being positive, strong and powerful. We all know knowledge is power. Yet it can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep up in today’s fast-moving world. Read More

Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines
4 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines

If you regularly feel apprehensive or panicky, or experience feelings of dread, you could have general anxiety disorder in which you worry excessively about a number of everyday problems. Read More

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed
4 months ago

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed

Each of us experiences stress differently, so what you may find stressful may not affect the person next to you.

I recently wrote an article exploring the different ways stress can be generated in our life. Today, I am going to define stress and explain how it affects the body and how you can destress your life by engaging some simple techniques. Read More

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60
4 months ago

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60

I have returned home from summer travel. The good feelings I had built up during my active vacation (two weeks of hiking in the Sierras) are being tested because I live in a valley that features the worst air quality in the nation at this moment due to the raging wild fires on the West Coast of the USA. Read More

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?
5 months ago

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?

Why do we feel such a sense of peace near the ocean? Walking barefoot in the sand, listening to the waves strike the shore, sometimes crashing, other times lapping, often leads one to a place of tranquility and inner joy. Read More