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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.

Can You Embrace Optimism After a Lifetime of Sadness? Yes, If You Want to!
1 month ago

Can You Embrace Optimism After a Lifetime of Sadness? Yes, If You Want to!

By  •  Mindset

I was working with a client recently on his public speaking. As part of an exercise, I asked him to recount a sad memory. He paused. And then he paused again. And then he paused some more…

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Lies, Myths, and Misconceptions About Getting Older
1 month ago

Lies, Myths, and Misconceptions About Getting Older

We’ve all heard them. We may have even helped to perpetuate them – those old adages about aging that are limiting at best and can be downright damaging to our well-being after 60…

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The 5 Stages of Dealing with Unexpected Life Events After 60
1 month ago

The 5 Stages of Dealing with Unexpected Life Events After 60

By  •  Mindset

This is a crazy time of life – with so many friends and family members with health issues. In my small community of 4,300, we lost 50 friends and neighbours last year. We also said goodbye to our 15-year-old dog…
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Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!
1 month ago

Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!

By  •  Mindset

Women are different from men physically, mentally and emotionally – that’s no big surprise. We know it from personal experience, which science has then supported over many years…

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16 Danger Signs for Seniors to Be Aware of This National Suicide Prevention Month
1 month ago

16 Danger Signs for Seniors to Be Aware of This National Suicide Prevention Month

By  •  Mindset

Chances are that during the course of your lifetime, or maybe more so in your 50s and 60s, you’ve known people who’ve said that they wanted to end their lives. Perhaps they were victims of trauma or were dealing with physical…
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7 Practical Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Good Death
1 month ago

7 Practical Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Good Death

I never thought about death much, other than as a concept, until my husband was diagnosed with cancer in 2010. Then it made its entrance with a bang. Even though he was 65, it felt far too young to be contemplating death. Read More

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions
1 month ago

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions

As we reach our 60th birthday, it’s natural to look back and ask where all the time has gone.

Of course, we know “logically,” exactly what we have done with our lives. For the last 6 decades, we built our careers, raised our families and supported our spouses. In our “spare time,” (don’t laugh!) we tried to keep up with our passions and read the occasional book.

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7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own
1 month ago

7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own

There are hundreds of articles and books that will tell you how to cope with turning 60. Trust me – I know how hard this can be. I stayed 59 for several years before deciding to accept my aging body and embrace my true self. Read More

5 Mistakes Boomer Women Often Make on the Road to Happiness – and 3 Things You Can Do Instead
1 month ago

5 Mistakes Boomer Women Often Make on the Road to Happiness – and 3 Things You Can Do Instead

Before I made an intentional decision at the beginning of 2019 to wake up every day with joy, I thought about mistakes that women make on the road to happiness. I began to draw a considerable list…
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What Is It Worth to Live Your One, Precious, and Magnificent Life to the Fullest at 60 and Beyond?
1 month ago

What Is It Worth to Live Your One, Precious, and Magnificent Life to the Fullest at 60 and Beyond?

By  •  Mindset

My dear friend Melissa sighed heavily. I could envision her face, framed by a touch of silver, her hair having finally been allowed to go all grey. It looks terrific. I’m not there yet – but getting close…
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