Dami Roelse encourages her clients to live life with engagement. She blogs and coaches women 50+ to walk, hike and backpack. Her second book, Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose your Age on the Trail, was published in May 2018. You can find out more about Dami at Transformation Travel http://www.transformation-travel.com

Latest Posts By Dami Roelse

2 weeks ago

Are Your Clothes Enhancing or Impairing Your Lifestyle After 60?

I want to talk about fashion that enhances our lifestyle. Is your lifestyle healthy with lots of movement? Do you enjoy hobbies that dirty your clothes? Are you attending small group events? Do you travel or like relaxing at home? These activities require…

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5 months ago

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones

Thinning of the bones is inevitable for women after 60, right? For 10 years I was hovering in the osteopenia range, blond, blue-eyed, with Northern European heritage. I thought I had to just live with it, swallow my calcium…

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7 months ago

4 Things Most People Don’t Get About Loneliness After 50

I encountered loneliness in my late teens. Even though I was born into a large family and connected with friends through school and university, I felt the acute existential loneliness that comes with an inquiring mind…

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10 months ago

Recognizing Your Potential as a Woman in Midlife and Beyond

Women over 60 may remember our younger days when we fought for the acknowledgement of women as equals. When we wanted to be “seen” for who we really were. Gone were the days of subservience to the patriarchal structure…

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11 months ago

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!

By the time we have crossed the 60 timeline, doing housework is probably the last thing on our mind. Let alone housework on a sunny summer day. You will think, “There are better things to do with my time.” That may be so, but let’s not underestimate the lowly housework in its capacity of giving satisfaction and joy. Read More

1 year ago

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement

Walking is touted as good for our health, our emotional well-being and our social connections. I want to give you 5 more reasons. Read More

2 years ago

How to Rock It the Mature Way in the New Year: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!

You’ve heard it: New Year’s resolutions don’t last! This doesn’t mean that you can’t take stock of what you want in life. The still dark, shorter days of January in the Northern hemisphere are the perfect time for taking stock. Read More

2 years ago

Happiness with Less: How to Achieve It Through the Holidays and into the New Year 

One by one I picked up the memories wrapped in each ornament and hung them on the tree. Pictures materialized in my mind of a beloved’s head bent while creating these ornaments in his shop, little fingers gingerly gluing a star on a felt Christmas tree, a friend’s offering of a token of nature, a sister’s foreboding of a life passing. These are my company in the dark days of December. Read More

2 years ago

4 Ways to Reinvent Holiday Traditions to Fit Your Lifestyle

For many, the holidays are a time of tradition and ritual. At this time of year we often fall back on the celebration habits we have formed over time. Read on for ideas of how to reinvent holiday traditions in ways that serve you…

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2 years ago

Is 60 Too Old for Adventure Travel? No Way – But Consider These 4 Things

After a month in Europe, followed by a 6-week trip to Ladakh, Nepal, and China, including base camp Mt Everest and Mt Kailash in Tibet, I’m home again on the West Coast of America…

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