Elizabeth Dunkel is a writer and novelist who recently moved back to the U.S. after living in Merida, Mexico for 25 years. She is the Creative Director of www.campliza.com, her personal blog about stylish, creative and meaningful living. “A thoughtful life is a luxurious life.” Elizabeth is the proud founder of the Merida English Library. As a Cambridge CELTA certified teacher of ESL, she considers herself not just a teacher but a dream maker. “Teaching English empowers people to reach their dreams.”

Latest Posts By Elizabeth Dunkel

7 days ago

How Baking Makes Me Feel Like a Million(Aire)

One of the ways I live like a millionaire in my retirement, or jubilation as I call it, is by baking. Yes, I’m back. And yes, it’s this simple. Baking can improve the quality of your life in countless ways. This is another article in my series of How to live like a millionaire…

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1 month ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Retirement, No Matter Your Income

One of the biggest transitions to life in our sixties is to accept the fact, that for most of us, we are now spending down. It’s scary at first to watch our savings diminish instead of grow. It requires that we forge a new relationship with our money…

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2 months ago

How Pilates Saved My Life: Exploring the Benefits of Pilates for Older Adults

I have always been an active person – tennis, yoga, walking, biking. But then the age-related injuries and aches and pains made themselves manifest in my body. This required me to figure out a new strategy for fitness given my new difficulty in walking…

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2 months ago

How to Enjoy a Millionaire’s Cultural Life on a Budget

It’s true that Broadway tickets can cost in the hundreds of dollars and the price of major opera tickets isn’t for the faint-hearted. In keeping with my “living like a millionaire on a retirement budget” series of articles I’ve written for 60+Me, I thought I’d share the explosion…

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3 months ago

Why Knitting Makes Me Feel Cool, Chic, Fun, and Active (It’s Not for Old Ladies Anymore!)

Knitting used to be associated with lonely old ladies. Back in the day, knitting was an affordable way to have a sweater. In high school, I remember going to my town’s local fabric shop and seeing a meagre selection of uninteresting yarn for me…

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3 months ago

You Can Go Home Again – 7 Joys and Challenges of Repatriating

Many have fantasies about leaving home and moving to a destination that calls your heart. There are lots of articles about expat living, the joys and challenges of adjusting to a new country and new culture. But few people talk about…

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5 months ago

How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money

You can be sick crummy or you can be sick beautifully. Given my devotion to expansive, millionaire thinking, I opt for the second. Being ill is awful, so why not use it as an opportunity to pamper yourself as you deserve…

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6 months ago

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies

The recipe ideas I want to share with you are served at the finest restaurants for hefty prices. They may not even be that good either, because as we know, money and quality don’t always add up. However, you can dine even…

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7 months ago

Are Your Conversations About Money Making You Unhappy?

Lately I have become acutely sensitive to the amount of time we spend talking about money in our everyday life. “I love your sweater.” “Oh thank you. I got it on sale for $19, can you believe it? It cost $149.00 originally.”

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10 months ago

How Is Retirement Different in the Age of Covid?

Before March 2020, you might have made big plans for your retirement – travel, moving to a new home, pursuing a new business, starting new hobbies, pursuing all sorts of passions, and meeting new people. Then Covid happened…

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