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About Sherry Bronson

Sherry Bronson is a writer and traveler. After downsizing, she searched for a new place to live, one that resonated with her passions, lifestyle and style. She found all this and more in beautiful Bali. On her blog https://writingforselfdiscovery.com, Sherry reminds her readers that life must be lived and encourages them not to waste time. Know your dreams and don’t let fears, your own or anyone else’s, keep you from following them.
Latest Posts | By Sherry Bronson
3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s
1 week ago

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When we reach our 60s, several things happen. Physically, our bodies start to betray us. Mentally, we begin to assess all that we have or haven’t done. Emotionally, depending upon our situation, we may feel vulnerable. Spiritually…
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Forget Time and Money! What Do We Really Need More of After 60?
1 month ago

Forget Time and Money! What Do We Really Need More of After 60?

By  •  Mindset

Other than time or money, what do I need more of? The question sat like a tired dog on the page. “I have everything I need and want,” was my self-satisfied answer.

But a nagging little rain cloud tugged at my conscience. I always know when I’m not quite telling the truth, but this time the uneasy feeling of deceit nested a bit beyond reach. Read More

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?
3 months ago

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?

By  •  Family

We do our imperfect best. From the moment we push them naked and helpless from our bodies, they’re ours to nurture, protect, and love. They come without instructions and each one is so uniquely different that a single guidebook would never suffice. Read More

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?
10 months ago

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?

By  •  Family

There are two kinds of people: those who adore the time-tested holiday traditions, the shopping, the wrapping, the cooking, the expectations… and those who, for whatever reason, don’t. Of those who don’t, there are the ones who carry on anyway…
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Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better
1 year ago

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better

By  •  Mindset

When I said I was moving to Bali, someone asked, “What are you running from?” The question struck me as odd. I wasn’t running from, I was running to. After years of doing for others this was for me, my great adventure. It was also a test. Could I survive the loneliness that was sure to come? Read More

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink
2 years ago

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink

In the heyday of my interior design career, I noticed that many mature women surrounded themselves with pink. Consultations took me into the homes of women in their 60’s and 70’s who lived alone. Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
2 years ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60
2 years ago

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60

By  •  Mindset

There’s a rumor circulating that after a certain age women disappear.

Not literally, of course, but for all practical purposes many older women feel overlooked, dismissed and ignored. Curiosity drove me to investigate why some of us fade out while others continue to be noticed.

But before I divulge the secrets to banishing the cloak of invisibility forever, I think it’s important to validate what happens to women as we leave menopause behind. Read More

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?
2 years ago

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?

There’s only one good answer to the question of when to downsize – before you have to. Read More

4 Questions to Help You Beat the Blues
3 years ago

4 Questions to Help You Beat the Blues

By  •  Mindset

Recently, a friend had a phone call from someone she’d met several years ago. They had enjoyed a number of conversations over coffee back then, but the man was married with a family. In her mind they were just friends. Read More