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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
5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead
2 years ago

5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead

In my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be?, I encourage living on purpose and being intentional so that as we age, we are the women we choose to be. The women we want to be. The women we intentionally become, instead of the ones we sort of drift into without thought or effort. Read More

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60
2 years ago

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60

First of all, what is a mantra? According to Wikipedia, “a mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that are considered capable of ‘creating transformation’.” Read More

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?
2 years ago

OMG! A Quick Guide to Common Social Media Abbreviations. IKR?

I am a writer and speaker so, of course, I love words.

My daily crossword is a morning ritual I miss if an unusual schedule prevents it. Read More

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment
2 years ago

7 Ways to Simplify Your Life While Saving the Environment

I’m just one small person in a big world, but I am concerned about my responsibility for the wellbeing of the world around me.

In the 1970s, we were minimalists and a bit ‘hippie-ish.’ We eschewed sugar for honey and whole wheat for white. We tried our hand at gardening organically. We limited our possessions. We lived in modest homes. Read More

8 Steps for Creating Your Own Road Map for Your 60s and Beyond
3 years ago

8 Steps for Creating Your Own Road Map for Your 60s and Beyond

For the first 60 years or so of our lives, we are on a well-marked super highway with plenty of directional signs. Graduate from High School. Go to College. Choose a career. Earn money. Buy a house, have a car, create a life. Maybe find a spouse and/or build a family. Go here. Do this. Read More

5 Ways to Take the Fear Out of Retirement
3 years ago

5 Ways to Take the Fear Out of Retirement

Maybe it’s not a feeling of fear that you feel… maybe it’s more like dread or uneasiness of the unknown. The dictionary definition of the word retirement is “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.” Read More

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50
3 years ago

Who’s in Your Posse? How to Bring Positive Friendships into Your Life After 50

Posse: a group of people who have a common characteristic, occupation or purpose.

Post holidays is a good time to reassess who you spend your time with. Think about it as you look back at the past six weeks. Read More

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good
3 years ago

7 Ways to Make Eating at Home Fun and Good

Eating at home can be better and more fun than dining out every day. In this article I share seven ways to make home food preparation interesting. Read More

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60
3 years ago

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60

Now that I have celebrated my 65th birthday and have my Medicare card, I am enjoying being a gray-haired, older woman who has learned a lot and has arrived at a pretty good place. Read More

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing
3 years ago

7 Ways to Make Your Next Family Reunion Amazing

We just spent a week with our grown children and their families. It doesn’t happen often (10 years ago was the last time) that everyone can congregate at the same place at the same time. It was a special week. For six months we all looked forward to sun and sand and waves and lounging. Read More