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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.

What Surviving the Most Expensive Fire in U.S. History Taught Me About Life
3 months ago

What Surviving the Most Expensive Fire in U.S. History Taught Me About Life

By  •  Mindset

This last summer, here in Big Sur, California, we were transformed by fire. The Soberanes Fire, started by a careless camper with an illegal campfire, became the longest-burning fire in the history of Monterey County. Read More

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!
3 months ago

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!

You’ve heard it said that youth is wasted on the young. It’s true! But some of us had no childhood to waste. We were subject to forces beyond our control and became old before our time. Read More

Try this New Strategy to Make Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Stick
4 months ago

Try this New Strategy to Make Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By  •  Mindset

So, it’s the start of another new year and you know what that means – resolutions. I have an impressive history of faithfulness regarding resolutions, faithfully making and breaking them, that is.

Every January 1st, I faithfully write down my resolutions in my journal and just as faithfully break most of them before the ink has completely dried on the page. Read More

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it
4 months ago

Why Women Our Age Are Saying “I Feel Invisible”… and What We Can Do About it

“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age.

I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible. Read More

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions
4 months ago

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions

As we reach our 60th birthday, it’s natural to look back and ask where all the time has gone.

Of course, we know “logically,” exactly what we have done with our lives. For the last 6 decades, we built our careers, raised our families and supported our spouses. In our “spare time,” (don’t laugh!) we tried to keep up with our passions and read the occasional book.

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Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60
5 months ago

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60

By  •  Mindset

There’s a rumor circulating that after a certain age women disappear.

Not literally, of course, but for all practical purposes many older women feel overlooked, dismissed and ignored. Curiosity drove me to investigate why some of us fade out while others continue to be noticed.

But before I divulge the secrets to banishing the cloak of invisibility forever, I think it’s important to validate what happens to women as we leave menopause behind. Read More

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife
6 months ago

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife

By  •  Mindset

Are you in the market for a seismic shake-up that re-calibrates you from the inside out? Something more lasting than a new purse, a different hair color, the latest raw food or green juice diet? Read More

Rediscovering the Thrill of Life after 60
7 months ago

Rediscovering the Thrill of Life after 60

By  •  Mindset

When was the last time you felt thrilled? Yes, thrilled, as in “I’m thrilled to be here,” “I’m thrilled to see you,” and “I’m thrilled to be doing this.” Read More

Sowing the Seeds of Autumn: Practicing Balance
7 months ago

Sowing the Seeds of Autumn: Practicing Balance

Season alert: autumn has arrived. This is my favorite season because it feels abundantly joyful. In a spiritual sense, autumn is about taking inventory and making an assessment of where you are on your life’s path. Read More

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better
7 months ago

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better

By  •  Mindset

When I said I was moving to Bali, someone asked, “What are you running from?” The question struck me as odd. I wasn’t running from, I was running to. After years of doing for others this was for me, my great adventure. It was also a test. Could I survive the loneliness that was sure to come? Read More