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About Julia Hubbel

Julia Hubbel is a prize-winning author, journalist, international business and women’s conference speaker and international adventure traveler. Her work teaches people how to erase the impossible and redefine their boundaries. As a sales and leadership trainer, her work focuses on success skills and finding the courage to be your best. Visit her website here https://www.walkaboutsaga.com/
Latest Posts | By Julia Hubbel
How to Recapture the Fitness Level You Lost Under Quarantine
4 days ago

How to Recapture the Fitness Level You Lost Under Quarantine

If your body has been creaky and cranky lately from too much sitting, computer time and television, you might be feeling a little wobbly. That’s natural. However, you might also have undermined some of your core strength with sedentary habits…
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Clearing Out the Clutter: When It’s Time to Let Go of a Friendship
3 weeks ago

Clearing Out the Clutter: When It’s Time to Let Go of a Friendship

By  •  Lifestyle

The older you and I get, and I just turned 68, the more important friendships become. We also speak a lot about de-cluttering, which, especially for those of us who have lost a spouse, moved to a new place or country, or simply want…
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Why It’s Important That We Set the Example
1 month ago

Why It’s Important That We Set the Example

By  •  Lifestyle

The example we set teaches our kids and our kids’ kids how to live late in life. To my mind, it’s an enormous and unbelievable responsibility which offers all kinds of opportunities for us to grow into the wise women we were always…
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Now That I Have All the Time in the World… Why Don’t I Get Going?
2 months ago

Now That I Have All the Time in the World… Why Don’t I Get Going?

By  •  Mindset

Just because we are suddenly handed oodles of time doesn’t mean we have a clue what to do with it. We might want first to address why we suddenly have that time. Therein lies the answer. For when we are faced with great change…
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So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?
2 months ago

So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?

By  •  Lifestyle

At 78 years old, my friend Dee (not her real name) has just lost 45 pounds, is working on her teeth, finished writing three novels and countless short stories, and vastly improved her fitness. All under quarantine…
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How Do I Even Begin the Journey of Self-Care?
2 months ago

How Do I Even Begin the Journey of Self-Care?

By  •  Mindset

“How do I start this journey of self-care and self-love, after spending a life focused on others?”

This comment was on a recent article of mine for Sixty and Me
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Yes, Your Time IS Now, and Here’s Why
2 months ago

Yes, Your Time IS Now, and Here’s Why

By  •  Lifestyle

Does the coming end of 2020 feel like a blessing or a new beginning to you? As with so many things, it depends, doesn’t it? If you turned 60 this year, or if you, like me, are starting to slide into 70 (I turn 68 in January), or if you’re like…
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The Epic Life: Or, Are You Aging Gracefully?
3 months ago

The Epic Life: Or, Are You Aging Gracefully?

By  •  Lifestyle

The phrase “aging gracefully” implies that there is a way to age disgracefully. If you’ll pardon my badly-disguised chuckle, I’m so happy to be aging in the first place, given our times, that the idea that there is a way to mess…
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Survival, Thrival, and Setting the Example in a Messy World
3 months ago

Survival, Thrival, and Setting the Example in a Messy World

By  •  Mindset

I Had a Handle on Life but It Broke, is the title of a book by fellow professional speaker Mary LoVerde out of Denver, Colorado. Thankfully, you can’t copyright titles, although I’ll always attribute. This one’s too good not to steal…
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Taking Stock and Taking Care as a Woman After 60
4 months ago

Taking Stock and Taking Care as a Woman After 60

By  •  Mindset

Halloween dawned, or tried to, with the famous Blue Moon likely to be hidden behind some clouds. This year I spent it a long way away from where I was last year at this time, having moved myself Lock Stock and Barrel to another part of America…
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