Image

About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning
Stop Helping the Clock! 3 Makeup Mistakes that Make You Look Older
3 months ago

Stop Helping the Clock! 3 Makeup Mistakes that Make You Look Older

You may not realize it, but, your makeup techniques may actually be making you look older. That was the message of professional makeup artist, Ariane Poole, when I interviewed her recently. Join us as we discuss the 3 most common mistakes that older women make when it comes to applying makeup…
Read More

I Lost My Mom to Breast Cancer… This October, Please Join Me and #MoveFor Pink!
3 months ago

I Lost My Mom to Breast Cancer… This October, Please Join Me and #MoveFor Pink!

Many women in our community have been impacted by breast cancer. Some of us have faced cancer directly. Others, including myself, have lost someone close to us. With so much at stake, it’s no surprise that ridding the world of cancer has been a global priority for decades…
Read More

Losing Weight After Menopause Isn’t Fair – But, it’s Still Possible
3 months ago

Losing Weight After Menopause Isn’t Fair – But, it’s Still Possible

If life was fair, losing weight after menopause would be just as easy as at any other stage in our lives. Unfortunately, life isn’t fair. When I was in my 20s, I could look at a pair of walking shoes and drop 5 pounds. Now, in my 60s, it feels like I could run a marathon and gain weight from the water that they served along the way. Read More

How to Use Visualization to Breathe New Life into Your Old Travel Adventures
3 months ago

How to Use Visualization to Breathe New Life into Your Old Travel Adventures

If you don’t remember the details of a trip that you took 10 or 20 years ago, did it ever happen? This was the question that found myself asking when I talked with my son recently about the trips that we took as a family. Read More

Color = Confidence? The Surprising Truth About Fashion Over 50 and Our Color Choices
3 months ago

Color = Confidence? The Surprising Truth About Fashion Over 50 and Our Color Choices

The colors of this season are… the ones that you choose for yourself! Learn how to invest in your favorite colors with the help of style blogger Susan Good. Enjoy the show! My guest today is Susan “Honey” Good. Susan is a mother, a wife and a grandmother to 25…
Read More

5 Incredible Getaways that Cost $1,500 for a Month Stay! (You Won’t Want to Leave!)
3 months ago

5 Incredible Getaways that Cost $1,500 for a Month Stay! (You Won’t Want to Leave!)

Low costs… great weather… excellent healthcare for a steal. There are lots of benefits to giving overseas living a try. But what if you haven’t decided yet which overseas retirement haven you prefer? Or you don’t even know yet if this go-abroad strategy is for you?
Read More

The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50
4 months ago

The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50

As a generation, we have never liked the idea of being told how to behave. We didn’t accept society’s rules in the 60s and we don’t accept them now that we are in our 60s. Read More

6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance After 50
4 months ago

6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance After 50

It wasn’t the first time I fell, but, as I lay there in the rain, on a quiet Paris street, I vowed that it would be the last time! Several years have passed since my last fall and I don’t know whether I really will make it through my entire life without another. But, I am definitely going to do my best! Read More

“Don’t Talk to Strangers” Great Advice for Kids, Horrible Advice for Adults
4 months ago

“Don’t Talk to Strangers” Great Advice for Kids, Horrible Advice for Adults

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. You’re sitting in your living room, waiting for your child to come home. They’re 5 minutes late. Then 15. Then the panic sets in.

As parents, we wanted to do everything we could to protect our kids from our own imagined fears. If we could have surrounded them in bubble-wrap and assigned them bodyguards, we would have.

But, since our kids would never let us get away with that, we did the next best thing. We nagged, bribed, threatened and cajoled them. We told them, in a hundred different ways, “Don’t talk to strangers.” Then, we hoped for the best. Read More

How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60
4 months ago

How to Sleep Well and Get More from Life After 60

What pops into your mind when you think about the following question – what does it take to get the most from life after 50? If you are like most people, your thoughts probably jumped to suggestions like “being more productive” or “following your passions…”
Read More