In the 10 years since her retirement, Diane Dahli, B.Ed, M.A., has explored her passions, from growing medicinal herbs to remodeling houses. On her blog, Diane writes about what made the “Silent Generation” unique and why their place in history is so important. Diane has a master’s degree in education and psychology and lives with her husband in British Columbia, Canada. Visit her blog Still the Lucky Few and follow her on Twitter @StillLuckyFew.

Latest Posts By Diane Dahli

4 months ago

4 Things You Can Do to Overcome Boredom in Retirement

As a woman over 60, you want every day to be fresh, vital and filled with joy. You try hard to keep negativity at bay, and are disappointed when you have feelings of boredom. In fact, most people are bored at one time or another during their lives…

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5 months ago

Women Over 60: It’s Time to Discover the Power of Your Creative Mind

As a woman over 60, you have already lived a long life. You have likely fulfilled many of your practical goals. You may have married, raised children and had a satisfying career. You have always put others first and, now that you are older, you may want a change of pace…

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1 year ago

How to Balance Freedom and Commitment in Your Marriage After 60

It takes more than love and determination to make a marriage work. People in successful marriages know that they have to compromise, accept a certain loss of independence, sacrifice some of their goals, and, more often than not, put the other person first. Read More

2 years ago

Go Deeper! Change Your Emotions and Find Happiness After 60

We all know how it feels to be happy. Feel good chemicals like serotonin, oxytocin, dopamine, and endorphins surge into your bloodstream and literally give you a rush of joy. It makes you feel powerful and in control. This is a state you want to experience again and again. But it’s an elusive sensation. Read More

3 years ago

How to “Unthink” Your Way Into Overcoming Loneliness

A recent study saying that loneliness and social isolation are a major health hazard is no surprise to millions of people who are alone and lonely. Not having the fundamental human experience of connectedness is painful and even dangerous, especially if you are older. Read More

4 years ago

5 Ways to Balance Your Losses with Gains After 60

It’s a simple concept – and certainly not new – that finding balance in your life after 60 may be one of the most important things you do to prepare yourself for the years ahead. Read More

5 years ago

Millennials Are Sharing Differently… and Boomers Should Pay Attention!

Millennials are at the center of every discussion about values and lifestyle these days, and not much of the conversation is positive! It’s not that they are rebels, or scruffy, or rude to their elders – rather it’s because they are too nice. Read More

5 years ago

4 Avenues to Optimism as a Woman Over 60

Life is sweet when you are optimistic. Nothing is impossible. It’s easy street, and the best is yet to come! Facing every day with confidence, buoyancy and a positive attitude – that’s optimism, and we all wish we had it, all the time! Read More

5 years ago

Rediscovering the Thrill of Life after 60

When was the last time you felt thrilled? Yes, thrilled, as in “I’m thrilled to be here,” “I’m thrilled to see you,” and “I’m thrilled to be doing this.” Read More

5 years ago

The Benefits of Mastering the Art of Small Talk After 60

Some people are naturally good at social interaction. You see them at parties and events, surrounded by groups of other guests, talking, laughing and having fun. They move around the room, igniting small fires of goodwill. Everyone loves them. Read More