What internal messages do you hold onto? Are they positive or negative? You become what you think. If you think of yourself positively, your brain agrees with you and treats you with respect. If you don’t – guess what?
As a child, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you aspire to be a teacher, doctor, musician or something else? When I was six, I wanted to be an actress.
If you’re heading toward retirement, you’re probably fantasizing about: No more freeways! No more deadlines! No more stress! Working after retirement may not even be a thought.
In fact, you may be thinking, “I’m free. I’ll never work again.”
If you’re passed 60, you might be giving in to the misguided images that society has long promoted about being older. It’s so easy to do, isn’t it? It’s so easy to do, isn’t it? If something hurts, it must be because you’re aging…
As our age of wisdom approaches with entering our fifth decade of life, many of us realize we want to share our values and hard-earned lessons with younger family members. We want to guide them toward valuable choices. After all, they don’t have to learn everything the hard way.
Do you do something that fills you with satisfaction and meaning? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment because what you do aligns with who you are? Or, are you in a quandary to discover how to contribute your expertise and good heart in the world?
Grit is a human attribute that women over 60 have earned and can use to have a great life in their later years
Someday in the future, our female youth may think of us who are over 60 as ‘the women before us.’ We are the women who inspire their future. We are the women who went through the fires of life, held fast and came out more whole and wholesome.
We go through life constantly wondering. When will it happen? When will I find the right man or partner or that next job or career? We’re always wanting and waiting, but never feeling sure or complete. Perhaps 2018 is your time to find what you are looking for.
Over a year ago, I was going to come out of the closet about my age at a talk I was giving. I had just had a birthday though, and someone beat me to it by putting it on Facebook. I had just turned 77.