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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
Why Young People Are My Inspiration for Writing
6 days ago

Why Young People Are My Inspiration for Writing

By  •  Lifestyle

Two days ago, I received a note from a reader who follows my writing on a couple of different platforms. It caught me by surprise, if for no other reason that it is so very easy, sitting here in relative isolation and still under the corner of the heavy quarantine…
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Age Well by Leaping into the Breach after 60
1 month ago

Age Well by Leaping into the Breach after 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The “breach,” the way I see it, is an invitation to take on what time we have and fill it with the kind of adventure which enlivens us, makes us youthful again because of the nature of the challenge. The rest? That’s up to the gods, if you will…
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On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life
1 month ago

On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life

By  •  Mindset

The ability to be thankful for life’s ugliness as much as for what uplifts us is one lesson that I learned from certain characters which came to life via the talented imagination of Larry McMurtry. The author rode into his own Western sunset this past week at 84…
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Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?
2 months ago

Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?

By  •  Mindset

I write a lot about fitness after 50, as do many of my fellow Sixty and Me contributors. To a person, I guarantee you that they would likely categorically disagree that age=deterioration, and that there isn’t much we can do about it…
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How to Recapture the Fitness Level You Lost Under Quarantine
3 months 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 months 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
4 months 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?
4 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?
4 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?
5 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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