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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.

New Year, New You: Tips and Habits to Start the Year Strong
3 weeks ago

New Year, New You: Tips and Habits to Start the Year Strong

The new year often brings with it an overabundance of hopeful resolutions, lofty goals, and well-intentioned promises to live better, eat healthier, and improve various aspects of oneself and one’s life…
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How to Rock It the Mature Way in the New Year: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!
3 weeks ago

How to Rock It the Mature Way in the New Year: Downsizing Your Habits as Your New Resolution!

By  •  Mindset

You’ve heard it: New Year’s resolutions don’t last! This doesn’t mean that you can’t take stock of what you want in life. The still dark, shorter days of January in the Northern hemisphere are the perfect time for taking stock. Read More

Don’t Stop Living After 60 – You Will be Astounded by What You Discover!
3 weeks ago

Don’t Stop Living After 60 – You Will be Astounded by What You Discover!

Ladies, remove the word “retirement” from your vocabulary. It is antiquated and ill-suited. You may not want to bring money into your life through the career track or job you have been in, but we need to shift…
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Re-Connecting with Ourselves After Decades of Putting Our Wishes Aside
3 weeks ago

Re-Connecting with Ourselves After Decades of Putting Our Wishes Aside

Discovering who we are isn’t only for teenagers going through trials and tribulations of identity. As adult life sets in, and we become inundated with the myriad of responsibilities, we focus on keeping our heads above water…
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Jumping Off a Major Cliff After 60? You Can Do It Without Going Splat
4 weeks ago

Jumping Off a Major Cliff After 60? You Can Do It Without Going Splat

Almost always, when we reach the other side of a difficult time, there’s a place we rest and say, “Whew, glad that’s over.” It might be a divorce, a battle with the IRS, a year of financial torture or intense grief…
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Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond
4 weeks ago

Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond

Recently one morning, I opened a word-for-the-day type of email. The word for that day was ‘metanoia’, a noun defined as a transformative change of heart; especially a spiritual conversion…
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How We Survive When the Sky Falls Depends on Our Character
4 weeks ago

How We Survive When the Sky Falls Depends on Our Character

Those of us 60 years and older live with the sobering knowledge that sometimes the sky really does fall. There are plenty of Chicken Littles running around, frantic about a crisis at work or a broken automobile, but let’s be clear…
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The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60
1 month ago

The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Ever Need After 60

By  •  Mindset

What’s easy to do? Spend life in rigid countdown mode – ticking off backwards down to zero. Read More

The Empty Chair: The One Essential Way for the Bereaved to Cope Better with That First Christmas
1 month ago

The Empty Chair: The One Essential Way for the Bereaved to Cope Better with That First Christmas

You imagine ahead to your traditional dinner: you know what you will be eating, you know who you will be celebrating with, you know where you will be – but suddenly your heart drops. This year there will be an empty chair round that table. Read More

The Best Gift Ever: The Surprisingly Inexpensive, Yet Priceless Christmas Present
1 month ago

The Best Gift Ever: The Surprisingly Inexpensive, Yet Priceless Christmas Present

By  •  Mindset

Jill was in the kitchen, right in the middle of making cookies. I’d been at their house for about a week, which is typical around Christmas, when I spend my annual two weeks at their home in Eastern Washington. Read More