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You can Experience Everyday Happiness – Just Give It a Try!

By Linda Ward February 12, 2021

Has it been a while since you felt happy? Perhaps you think happiness is a “pie in the sky” kind of feeling that others have. The pandemic, health issues, job concerns, money, loss of loved ones, and so much more in life can bring times…

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Are Everyday Stresses Preventing You from Finding Happiness in Your 60s?

By Margaret Manning February 16, 2017

There is a powerful song by David Bowie, called “Under Pressure.” In the song, he sings about those days “when it never rains, but pours.”

What David captures so eloquently is the fact that stress has the potential to overwhelm our defenses and make us feel out of control. When our minds are consumed with worry and stress, positivity becomes a distant dream. Our negative thoughts feed on each other and grow stronger with every cycle. Read More

3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

By Martha Bodyfelt March 23, 2022

You’ve probably done something like this, too: Relying on external factors to make you happy after a decades-long marriage. This can sabotage your ability to move on and recover from divorce. Discovering happiness is not easy. But we will go nowhere…

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Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

By Margaret Manning February 18, 2019

The stories of our lives are based on our everyday experiences, but, writing an autobiography that fairly represents our accomplishments is up to us. We decide how to interpret what we have done and what has happened to us. Read More

When it Comes to Finding Happiness, Small Steps Make a Big Difference

By Margaret Manning October 17, 2018

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the challenges that are presented by everyday life? Do you feel like finding happiness is a distant goal? You’re not alone! Read More

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?

By Margaret Manning September 11, 2018

Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion. Read More

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60

By Margaret Manning September 10, 2018

Despite the common stereotypes, people over 60 are busy. We are always on the move. And, when we do finally have a moment of silence, we rush to fill it with a thousand small distractions. Did you know that the average person checks their phone 110 times per day? 110 times! Read More

How Small Talk Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

By Margaret Manning March 27, 2017

Do you ever feel lonely, even though you are surrounded by people? Have you found it harder than you expected to find happiness after 60?

Things were much simpler a few thousand years ago. In a small tribe, everyone knows each other intimately. In a village, no man is an island and everyone understands his or her role. Read More

Dealing with Fear After Falling Face Forward on the Pavement

By Linda Ward May 03, 2022

On a recent brisk walk with my husband, I fell face forward on the pavement. Nothing tripped me or could be blamed for this fall, but I went down. My hands and hip took the brunt of the fall, but thankfully nothing was broken or seriously hurt…

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My Adult Children Cut Me Out of Their Life

By Linda Ward January 02, 2022

I have three wonderful moms in my immediate circle of friends who have been ghosted by their children. Dictionary.com defines ghosting as “the practice of suddenly ending all contact with a person without explanation.” The extreme…

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