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About Ginny McReynolds

Ginny McReynolds is a longtime writer. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College, and writes about communication, retirement, reinvention, self-concept and creativity in The Washington Post, Curve magazine, and Together.guide. Please visit her blog called Finally Time for This: A Beginner's Guide to the Second Act of Life http://www.finallytimeforthis.com
Latest Posts | By Ginny McReynolds
5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer
2 years ago

5 New Goals to Set for a Better Summer

If you’re like me, the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be a blur. Even if you spent the first three-day weekend of the summer planning for a long, relaxing and life-changing vacation, before you know it, school is back in session and you don’t have much to show for it all. Read More

How Would You Like to Spend Your Time in Retirement?
2 years ago

How Would You Like to Spend Your Time in Retirement?

Most of us have spent our lives learning.

We went to school, we had role models and we discovered many things simply by doing and stumbling and doing again. We have learned from our friends, our parents, our spouses and partners and our children. Read More

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60
2 years ago

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60

Whether we need to tell our adult children that we’ve started dating, or our best friend confides in us that she has been diagnosed with cancer, we often find ourselves in the midst of a difficult conversation. Read More

It’s Never Too Late! 6 Ways to Make a Change in Your Life After 60
3 years ago

It’s Never Too Late! 6 Ways to Make a Change in Your Life After 60

If you’re like me, the beginning of a new week, or a new month, is often the perfect time to start a new venture – taking up a hobby, learning a skill, even starting a business. Read More

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60
3 years ago

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60

Most of us know there isn’t a magic cure for everything that ails us, whether it’s physical or emotional. Still, there is one thing we can all do that will make us feel better, no matter what’s going on. Read More

Say Sorry the Right Way: Make Sure Your Apology is Sincere!
4 years ago

Say Sorry the Right Way: Make Sure Your Apology is Sincere!

If you’re like me, the phrase “I’m sorry” makes regular appearances in your conversations. I say it when I’m late, when I feel embarrassed, when someone tells me they feel sad about something. Read More

5 Unexpected Things Every Woman Needs in Her 60s
4 years ago

5 Unexpected Things Every Woman Needs in Her 60s

Most of us have spent a lot of time in our lives trying to achieve certain goals, obtain particular possessions and create and maintain relationships. Read More

5 Powerful Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected After 60
4 years ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Embrace the Unexpected After 60

If you’re like me, life seems perfect when there is a manageable routine. I’m not a stick-in-the-mud, but I like it when I can plan ahead, when I know how my day is going to go and when I feel confident about the tasks on my to-do list.

But the longer I enjoy my ventures in the land of retirement, the more I’m also learning to value the unexpected. Read More

4 Ways That Pushing Yourself Can Change Your Life After 60
4 years ago

4 Ways That Pushing Yourself Can Change Your Life After 60

For the last year or so, I’ve been a little scattered with a few too many things on my plate and I let my overall fitness suffer. So, getting back into shape was definitely on my to-do list this year. Read More

Making Friends as an Adult: The Value of Cross-Generational Relationships
4 years ago

Making Friends as an Adult: The Value of Cross-Generational Relationships

Yesterday I took my 79-year-old friend to the hairdresser. We go out a couple of times a week, with occasional stops at the store to stock her refrigerator or at the drug store to pick up a prescription. Then we visit for a while when we get back and catch up on family news. Read More