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Mature Women Are More Than Just Skin Deep
1 month ago

Mature Women Are More Than Just Skin Deep

As a writer, my audience consists of women of a certain era. Those of us who now occupy the years beyond youth. I am my own demographic, and I write from personal experience about exploring options and deciding what we want…
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5 Ways to Find Out if You Have a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset in Your 60s
1 month ago

5 Ways to Find Out if You Have a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset in Your 60s

Do you have a friend who always tries new things and invites you to tag along? “It could be fun,” she says, and it’s true. It could be great! You hope that finally, at this age, you will find your “Prince Talent…”
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The Best Christmas Gift of All: Do You Enjoy Life or You  Think You’re Too Old to Even Try?
1 month ago

The Best Christmas Gift of All: Do You Enjoy Life or You Think You’re Too Old to Even Try?

By  •  Mindset

Early this morning, I got up to do my exercises and mediation before heading to the airport for my annual Christmas visit at my best friend’s family’s house in Spokane, WA. Before I put the last bits and pieces in my luggage for the long drive to the airport, I checked my inbox. Read More

Dealing with Grief Over Christmas: 5 Tips You Need to Know
1 month ago

Dealing with Grief Over Christmas: 5 Tips You Need to Know

Christmas, much like the other holidays, is a time when people look forward to the comforting nature of tradition, but when a death happens, the tradition is disrupted. Read More

Would You Like to Be Young Again?
1 month ago

Would You Like to Be Young Again?

By  •  Mindset

As we move into our ‘senior years’, a whole lot of new questions begin to emerge in our day-to-day thinking. Some of us may look into the future and begin to worry about coping with long term illness or, indeed, dying…
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Busting the Comfort Zone in Your 60s and Over
1 month ago

Busting the Comfort Zone in Your 60s and Over

By  •  Mindset

Some time ago, I got an email from Margaret Manning asking what I did to break out of my comfort zone. Since I received that email while here in Ethiopia, I had a good chuckle…
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A Little Help to Smooth the Holiday Awkwardness
1 month ago

A Little Help to Smooth the Holiday Awkwardness

Maybe it’s just me, but the holiday season can be an emotionally tricky time. As the mother of an adult son on the Spectrum, and a member of a family with different ways of seeing the world, I need a strategy to deal with the potential awkwardness…
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Life’s Clichés: What Do You Do When You Don’t Know Which Advice to Follow?
2 months ago

Life’s Clichés: What Do You Do When You Don’t Know Which Advice to Follow?

By  •  Mindset

Maxims of life advice distinctly seem to contradict each other. I keep trying to sort out which recommendations to follow…
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Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60
2 months ago

Surviving the Holidays: A Guide for Women Over 60

The whirlwind of shopping, events, family, cooking, crafts, travel and other commitments leaves us ignoring our personal needs. Not only does this cause unnecessary stress but it will weaken our strength and can bring on illness…
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Don’t Let Regrets Keep You from Enjoying the Holidays
2 months ago

Don’t Let Regrets Keep You from Enjoying the Holidays

By  •  Mindset

As the holiday season is upon us – with friends and families making plans to get together, stores filled to the rafters with gifts to give to loved ones, airports and train-stations jammed with travelers hurrying to their joyful destinations…
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