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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 Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in 5 Easy Steps
8 months ago

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone in 5 Easy Steps

I hate to admit it but I’m a creature of habit. Year-round, I follow the same routine: I’m up early to go to the gym for a workout, or I head outdoors for a long run. Then most of my days are spent at the computer editing or talking with clients on the phone. Read More

How Reverse Culture Shock Through Travel Can Change Your Life After 60
8 months ago

How Reverse Culture Shock Through Travel Can Change Your Life After 60

By  •  Travel

It definitely took me by surprise because I wasn’t expecting it. After a year backpacking through Europe in my 20s, I had been looking forward to being home and reconnecting with friends and family. Read More

The 4-Step Secret Formula for Creating a Powerful Second Act
8 months ago

The 4-Step Secret Formula for Creating a Powerful Second Act

By  •  Mindset

Is there a second act in you? Perhaps even a third? At this age, we all know that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” Read More

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!
11 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!

By  •  Mindset

Do you feel like you keep starting over with the same goals? About this time every winter I realize that I have already given up on many of the things that I wanted to change about myself in the new year. About two weeks in! Can you believe it? Read More

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!
12 months ago

New Year. New Disciplines and a New You!

By  •  Lifestyle

It’s a new year, a new beginning. For a little over 40% of us, it means we’re in the midst of establishing goals for 2018. These include learning a new language, exercising more or losing a few pounds. Read More

The Future Is Today! 4 Ways to Start Over When Embracing a Shift in Life After 60
12 months ago

The Future Is Today! 4 Ways to Start Over When Embracing a Shift in Life After 60

As we age, we experience countless new beginnings. Some of them are frightening, especially when we haven’t planned for them. Others are enjoyable and bring satisfaction. Read More

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival
1 year ago

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival

Are you attempting a mid-life resuscitation? If like me, this includes starting a business. Have you ever woken up at three or four in the morning, usually from a disturbed sleep, to find your first thought is “What do I think I’m doing?” Read More

Reinvention After 60: My Experience with the Butterfly Theory of Personal Development
1 year ago

Reinvention After 60: My Experience with the Butterfly Theory of Personal Development

By  •  Lifestyle

Not long ago I got an email from a reader of my blog, RealDelia. She shared a poem that she’d seen posted elsewhere on the Internet which used the metaphor of the butterfly’s chrysalis to describe those periods when we need to go inside ourselves to grow. Read More

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