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Are you interested in finding happiness? Do you think being grateful is important? You’ve come to the right place! Let’s give you the inspiration you need to get the most from life after 60.

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

Yes, You Can and Should Fall in Love with Yourself! (VIDEO)
1 day ago

Yes, You Can and Should Fall in Love with Yourself! (VIDEO)

Autumn is my favorite time of year. I like the crisp air and the happy red apples beaming from baskets next to orange pumpkins. At the first snap of cold air, my ancient baking gene kicks on, and I start up making cornbread and cobblers…
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5 Mindful Photography Ideas to Get You in a State of Flow
2 days ago

5 Mindful Photography Ideas to Get You in a State of Flow

Mindfulness is about slowing down, being fully present in the moment, and receiving that moment. The exact same words apply to the process of making photographs. For me, to photograph is to be fully present in the moment…
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Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?
2 days ago

Finding Your Bliss After 60: What Did You Always Want to Be When You Grew Up?

As a child, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you aspire to be a teacher, doctor, musician or something else? When I was six, I wanted to be an actress. Read More

How I Used This Summer to Inch Closer to Realising My Ideal Day
4 days ago

How I Used This Summer to Inch Closer to Realising My Ideal Day

By  •  Mindset

Several years ago, back when I was contemplating a change in careers, I did an exercise where I described my “ideal day.” My description basically reads as follows: I spend my mornings writing, followed by some other, related creative…
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Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love
2 weeks ago

Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love

By  •  Mindset

The phrase, “Follow your bliss,” was famously said by the author Joseph Campbell. It seems like one of those New Age truisms that we respond to with, “Sounds nice, but who can afford to do that? Rock stars? Celebrities? Very rich people?” Read More

Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?
2 weeks ago

Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?

You’d think that, after 60, we wouldn’t have a reason to compare ourselves with others. After all, we’ve already led full lives, so why aren’t we comfortable in our own skin? Read More

What If a “Little Crazy” Is Just What You Need?
2 weeks ago

What If a “Little Crazy” Is Just What You Need?

By  •  Mindset

The season of fall stirs up our love-hate relationship with change. After this particular topsy-turvy summer, we’d love to return to some familiar and comfortable routines. But as the days are shorter and the nights are longer, fall reminds us…
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A Life-Transforming Question: What Will I Be Brave About Today?
3 weeks ago

A Life-Transforming Question: What Will I Be Brave About Today?

By  •  Mindset

Nothing seemed to be going right. My Internet gave up in the middle of a Zoom meeting, my dog – a rescue mutt still learning the house rules – peed on a freshly washed towel hanging over a chair, and the work gig I was so confident…
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Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money
3 weeks ago

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money

When we reach 60, 70 or 80 we are surprised we got here so quickly. We meant to make investment plans and take better care of ourselves along the way. What happened to the last 40 years? It’s scary, this aging thing. Read More