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Reinventing Yourself

If you are thinking about reinventing yourself in your 60s, you are not alone. More women than ever are taking a look at their lives and deciding that they need a change. Some of us want to lose weight. Others have decided that it’s time to get out there and make new friends. Whatever your goals, we’re here to help.

How to Change a Loss Into a Catalyst for Change After 60
4 weeks ago

How to Change a Loss Into a Catalyst for Change After 60

By  •  Mindset

At each stage of our lifespan we are presented with the opportunity to change. These changes are different for each of us, and as we grow older, change is often accompanied by loss. Read More

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant
1 month ago

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant

By  •  Mindset

I’m about to lose my job. It’s a long story, but the Reader’s Digest version is that I work for a large, British NGO in London that just lost a big chunk of its government funding.

As a result of that decision, my entire department is being shut down at the end of July. Read More

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps
2 months ago

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps

After you’ve been through a personal disaster there is usually an upside. It’s the time when you have regained your equilibrium and understood that you learned important lessons. You start making new and better decisions and feel proud that you made it through. Read More

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60
3 months ago

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60

Freeze frame your life. Ask yourself if you are living the life you deserve and want. Don’t tell me your answer yet. Tell yourself that answer. Read More

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better
3 months ago

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better

By  •  Lifestyle

If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, Judy, and I have. If you’re not familiar with the child’s poem, here is the first stanza: Read More

Every Year After 60 Deserves a Reboot! Where Will You Go?
3 months ago

Every Year After 60 Deserves a Reboot! Where Will You Go?

By  •  Mindset

The desert spreads out below me as I pick my way on the rocky trail. Yesterday’s deep purple of Chinese lantern flowers lining the path has changed to soft lavender phacelia and bright orange mallow.

Life at the speed of two miles an hour lets me retrieve the names of plants buried in the recesses of my brain since last summer’s hikes.
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Changing Direction After 60: Always Have an Escape Plan!
4 months ago

Changing Direction After 60: Always Have an Escape Plan!

By  •  Lifestyle

I attended Columbia Business School for one week in 1983. I learned all I needed to know.

Always have an escape plan. Read More

3 Ways to Get Excited About Starting Over After 60
4 months ago

3 Ways to Get Excited About Starting Over After 60

By  •  Mindset

I know, it’s not easy starting over later in life, especially if it wasn’t what you had planned, or you have had an unexpected setback. It may even feel like the end of the world. Read More

14 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Your Career Ends
4 months ago

14 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Your Career Ends

By  •  Mindset

How does someone unimagine your job for you? To put it simply: they fire you, downsize you, lay you off (what does that mean exactly?), outsource you, or let you go (where did I go?). Read More

Embrace the Power of Reframing to Get More from Life After 60
5 months ago

Embrace the Power of Reframing to Get More from Life After 60

In many ways, baby boomers have a lot to be thankful for. After all, on paper, we are the wealthiest generation of all time. We are also destined to live longer than any generation before us. Read More