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

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise
3 months ago

11 Ways to Keep Moving After 60, Even When You Hate to Exercise

The effects of living on this earth for more than half a century have begun to take their toll. But I refuse to believe that accepting “aging” and becoming less active is my only option. However, no matter how hard I have tried to convince myself I like to exercise, I just don’t enjoy it. Read More

7 Things We Can Complain About and Why We Should Choose to Be Positive Instead
3 months ago

7 Things We Can Complain About and Why We Should Choose to Be Positive Instead

My life mission statement includes living on purpose, so to just mindlessly respond to someone with a “fine” doesn’t seem intentional. I settled for “no complaints” as a purposeful response to the frequent question…
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7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
3 months ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

Pandemic Lessons from Joel – A Fine Young Man Who Happens to Have Down Syndrome
3 months ago

Pandemic Lessons from Joel – A Fine Young Man Who Happens to Have Down Syndrome

Our son, Joel, turned 40 last fall. He is engaged to the love of his life, Sarah. They have big plans for a wedding and for setting up house together. When that will happen is undetermined…
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Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
3 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “Think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?
4 months ago

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?

There is so much to life and health at any age. It’s not just about our weight or diet or exercise routine. We are much more complex and deeper than that. Staying healthy is broad and deep…
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What Do You Look for in Friends After 60?
6 months ago

What Do You Look for in Friends After 60?

The old quote by Jim Rohn, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with,” bears attention, even in our ThirdThird (ages 60-90). A few years ago, I was in a period of change, going from one type of work to another, and this quote helped me go forward…
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