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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 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things
3 weeks ago

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things

I’m 63, having a blast with my new “career” and I feel really good about what I’m doing. Three years ago I retired from the “day job” and haven’t looked back. Read More

#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion
3 weeks ago

#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion

By  •  Mindset

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Do you do it because you “have” to, as in, it’s what one does, or is it because you can’t wait to return to something you absolutely love to do? Read More

Mastering Resilience as We Age: 7 Mindful Tools to Help Us Conquer the Tough Times
3 weeks ago

Mastering Resilience as We Age: 7 Mindful Tools to Help Us Conquer the Tough Times

Does aging enhance or diminish our resilience? The dictionary definition of resilience goes something like this: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness; the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape…

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Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness
4 weeks ago

Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness

Hands up from all the women in our community who never made a mistake. If we were in a room together, I can guarantee that no-one would be waving. Ok, maybe there would be one “class clown,” waving her hand, but, anyone who took the request seriously, would be sitting still. Read More

The Power of Resilience After 60: Advice from a Cancer Survivor and Model-Turned-Author
4 weeks ago

The Power of Resilience After 60: Advice from a Cancer Survivor and Model-Turned-Author

Resilience is an incredible skill that every woman should endeavor to acquire. It’s the key to having a good life. My guest today is a woman who knows so much about the power of resilience – Valerie Ramsey…
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Enjoy the Solitude in Maturity: Time Alone Can Be Delicious
4 weeks ago

Enjoy the Solitude in Maturity: Time Alone Can Be Delicious

Einstein said, “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth but delicious in the years of maturity.” I live there too, these days. It’s new to me, brought on by shifting circumstances and changing times…
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Feeling Sorry for Yourself? 8 Gentle Ways to Melt That Horrible Feeling Away
4 weeks ago

Feeling Sorry for Yourself? 8 Gentle Ways to Melt That Horrible Feeling Away

It was the Fourth of July. I had recently moved to the U.S., after 25 years of living abroad, and knew not one soul in the city. From the window of my high-rise flat, I could see the city was jubilant…
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Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement
1 month ago

Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement

Do you do something that fills you with satisfaction and meaning? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment because what you do aligns with who you are? Or, are you in a quandary to discover how to contribute your expertise and good heart in the world? Read More

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60
1 month ago

Everyone Else Is Taken! The Power of Being Yourself After 60

By  •  Mindset

“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken” — Oscar Wilde

I have this quote on a pillow at my entryway, it’s a great way to remind myself that I need to be true to me. I should not be ‘doing’ what others expect me to, unless it’s what I want to do! Read More

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead
1 month ago

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead

By  •  Mindset

Last year, I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at a youth hostel. Tucked away upstairs, in my own spare private room, I pondered this past year. Read More