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About Elizabeth Dunkel

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
Are You Feeling Sexty? What Sex After 60 Really Means
4 years ago

Are You Feeling Sexty? What Sex After 60 Really Means

I am not a sexologist. I am a “normal” sixty-year-old woman who wants to ponder in public. By the way, I hate the word “normal” – it doesn’t mean anything. I don’t think I’m a particularly revolutionary thinker. I’m only stating the obvious in my thoughts below. But I’ll let you decide! Read More

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!
4 years ago

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!

I’m a 25 year resident of Merida, Mexico in the Yucatan peninsula. I moved here for work and love and now I’m seeing a huge influx of expats joining the party here. I want to share some of my thoughts about retiring here with you. Read More

How I Reinvented Myself After I Was Downsized by Becoming an ESL Teacher
4 years ago

How I Reinvented Myself After I Was Downsized by Becoming an ESL Teacher

This is a story with a happy ending. However, when I began the “journey” I had no idea I would be so happy. Read More

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

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

I have always been an active person – I love tennis, yoga, walking and biking. But then the age-related injuries and aches and pains made themselves manifest in my body. Tennis was over and, suddenly, I found myself crying in yoga class. “Hey!” I said to myself. “Yoga’s not supposed to make you cry!” Read More

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

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

Whether we retire or continue working part-time, in our 60s, we become conscious of money in an entirely new way. For much of our lives, we were earning money and saving it. If we were smart about how we invested, spent and saved our money, our net worth was always going up. Read More