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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
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
2 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
2 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
2 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

5 Ways to Simplify and Focus on What is Important
3 years ago

5 Ways to Simplify and Focus on What is Important

In 2002, my husband asked me to meet him for lunch. It wasn’t our custom to meet for lunch and especially not at a nice restaurant. I should have known he was up to something! Read More

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations
3 years ago

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations

Saying daily positive affirmations, out loud, is a very effective way to live on purpose. Having true, positive statements you say about and to yourself is rewarding, energizing and focusing, and can change the way you think. Read More

5 Ways to Relax and Enjoy Life After 60 Even More
3 years ago

5 Ways to Relax and Enjoy Life After 60 Even More

I’m in my ThirdThird now (ages 60-90) and I find there are things I used to care a lot more about than I do now. Priorities, experience, wisdom, adapting – whatever the reason, I am much more flexible in my thinking. Read More