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About Debbie Hensleigh

Debbie Hensleigh is a serial entrepreneur and business coach who is intent on living life on purpose. She is a speaker, writer and leads workshops on intentionally designing your best ThirdThird, from ages 60 to 90. Building on the FirstThird (learning years) and the SecondThird (earning years), the ThirdThird can be the best Third. Please visit Debbie’s website here http://yourbestthirdthird.com
Latest Posts | By Debbie Hensleigh
The Positives of Subtraction: Behaviors to Keep Post-Covid
2 weeks ago

The Positives of Subtraction: Behaviors to Keep Post-Covid

We are entering a gradual post-pandemic period. Over the past year and two months, there are a number of subtractions I have made that have been positive. Going forward, I would like to hold on to the positive subtractions that came about…
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8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)
3 months ago

8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)

It seems that I have grown to be very satisfied. There isn’t much that I need or even want beyond what I have or can procure easily at this point of my life. I was glad to be reminded of this when I benevolently agreed to listen to the sales pitch of a young man last week…
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5 Kitchen Tools That Are Fun to Use and Make Meal Preparation Simpler
4 months ago

5 Kitchen Tools That Are Fun to Use and Make Meal Preparation Simpler

What have I been doing during the pandemic? Well, among other things, I have been adding to my kitchen tools. When I was young and raising a family on limited funds, I didn’t have many extras in terms of kitchen tools…
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9 Ideas for Managing Dark Days
6 months ago

9 Ideas for Managing Dark Days

Now that the holidays are over, there is no getting around the fact that there is still a long winter to get through. Even in a pandemic, planning for holidays was a distraction from the fact that we are mostly still stuck at home…
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5 Ways Volunteering Makes Me Better
7 months ago

5 Ways Volunteering Makes Me Better

I’ve tried volunteering at a number of different organizations over the past few years. It has taken some trial and error to find a mutually rewarding spot for my efforts. Right now, I am happily giving some time to two organizations…
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6 Words You Must Not Say
8 months ago

6 Words You Must Not Say

Long ago, a friend told me her fiancé had given her a huge gift. He was multi-lingual and had many dictionaries. He told her he went through every one of them and removed the word “divorce.” Removed…
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9 Things I Don’t Want to Forget from Our Pandemic Experience
11 months ago

9 Things I Don’t Want to Forget from Our Pandemic Experience

March 21, 2020 was when our Shelter at Home directive was put in place. Today is July 15, 2020. It has been a long time, as everyone knows, worldwide. Fortunately, we have a lovely home in the woods that we finished building…
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What’s in Your Pantry? The 7 Items I Need on a Daily Basis
1 year ago

What’s in Your Pantry? The 7 Items I Need on a Daily Basis

On a podcast recently, this question was put to chefs: Which seven ingredients must you always have in your pantry at home? One surprising answer was tomato paste. Since the chef said it was necessary…
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7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60
1 year ago

7 Things I Thought I Would Be Good at When I Reached Age 60

Some things I have mastered. Mostly, things that I’ve done over and over, often with little attention. Things like driving a car. Or riding a bicycle. Or brewing a pot of coffee. No need for deep thought or remembering details… just do it and it somehow comes out well. Read More

Are You Fulfilled and on Purpose? 5 Ways to Get There After 60
1 year ago

Are You Fulfilled and on Purpose? 5 Ways to Get There After 60

What I am most interested in is getting women to think about, plan, and design their life so that their ThirdThird (ages 60-90) is the BEST Third of their lives. Read More