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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.

5 Lifestyle Ideas for Boomers to Manage Expectations
2 weeks ago

5 Lifestyle Ideas for Boomers to Manage Expectations

It’s a rarity that we have time to sit down and reflect on our lives. Self-reflection is considered a luxury instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day…
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The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman
2 weeks ago

The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman

By  •  Mindset

Early this morning, I woke up in Washington DC, where I’m going to be delivering a speech in the late afternoon. I’m sitting at my desk in the sweet early hours, my workout gear on, ready to head out to the first floor where I know the gym is located. Read More

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 80-Year-Old Self
2 weeks ago

It’s Time for a Candid Conversation with Your 80-Year-Old Self

A year ago, when I turned 60 and decided that I want to live at least 40 more years, I started my 100th Year Project, not knowing how it would change my life. Read More

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older
2 weeks ago

How to Fall in Love with Getting Older

By  •  Mindset

I love getting older! How many women do you know who feel that way?

Sure, my body is changing, and my eyesight may not be as good as it used to be, but I consider that a gauntlet thrown by Mother Nature to keep me active, eating healthy and working out on a regular basis. I accept the challenge! Read More

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman
2 weeks ago

9 Habits You Can Cultivate to Prevent Turning into a Grumpy Old Woman

You probably know a grumpy old person. They aren’t fun to be around, and if you let them, they can suck all of the energy out of a room. It is difficult to be in the company of a grumpy old person – male or female – and when we must, we often do it out of obligation. Read More

10 Great Things About Retirement that You Should Never Forget
2 weeks ago

10 Great Things About Retirement that You Should Never Forget

Retirement can be many things – some good, some bad – but it can also be quite confusing to navigate. And in many ways, it resembles the teenage years – remember those? A scary thought!
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Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! 8 Ways to Handle Self-Diminishing Thoughts
3 weeks ago

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself! 8 Ways to Handle Self-Diminishing Thoughts

Have you ever wondered why you are so hard on yourself at times? Have you wanted to explore something new, like joining a new group you’re interested in? Read More

5 Ways to Deal with Age Bias and Keep Your Self-Respect
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Deal with Age Bias and Keep Your Self-Respect

I’m back in Ottawa, Canada, for a few months doing a technical consulting project. IBM, my usual client, called me in Thailand and made me an offer I couldn’t refuse. So out of retirement I came…
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Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better
3 weeks 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

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed
3 weeks ago

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed

A few thousand years ago, helping others wasn’t optional. From the moment we could walk, we played an essential role in helping our tribe to grow and thrive. Read More