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Mornings with Sixty and Me

Catch up on what’s new in the world and talk with other women like you.

A 78-Year-Old Skydiver, Germany’s 100% Renewable Plan and a Yoga DVD Give-a-Way
3 years ago

A 78-Year-Old Skydiver, Germany’s 100% Renewable Plan and a Yoga DVD Give-a-Way

One of my favorite things about being a part of the Sixty and Me community is getting to hear about all of the wonderful things that you are doing with your lives. Some of the women in our community are passionate about baking. Others are training for their first marathon. Still others have gone back to university in their 60s or 70s. Well, today, I want to tell you about a 78-year-old woman who has skydived 1000s of times and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Join us as we discuss this story plus Germany’s decision to go 100% renewable by 2050, more trouble in Turkey, the tough fight for Mosul in Iraq and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and I will also give away one of our amazing Gentle Yoga for Seniors DVDs today. So, stay tuned for that! Read More

Being a Hero After 60, a Brexit Shock and the FBI Under Fire
3 years ago

Being a Hero After 60, a Brexit Shock and the FBI Under Fire

In my opinion, every woman over 60 has the power to be a hero. No, I’m not talking about being able leap tall buildings or see through walls. I’m talking about making a difference in the lives of others and getting involved in causes that we are passionate about. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the Brexit, a new shipwreck off the coast of Libya, the FBI’s tough balancing act, another suicide bombing in Turkey and a call for women in France to protest for equal pay. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Join Me on Facebook Live Today, Election Uncertainty and Kindness Around the World
3 years ago

Join Me on Facebook Live Today, Election Uncertainty and Kindness Around the World

Before I get to today’s news, I want to remind you that I have a Facebook Live session scheduled for 11am Pacific time today. This is an opportunity for us to get together as a community and chat about the issues that matter to us – live! Join us as we discuss today’s news stories including the impact of the U.S. elections on stock markets throughout the world, a new earthquake in Italy, 10-hour humanitarian pause to the fighting in Aleppo in Syria, the amazing Chicago Cubs win, a story about kindness around the world, a healing meditation for America and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I will also announce the winner of the cat scarf that I mentioned yesterday. Read More

5 Fall Fashion Tips, the U.S. Election Tightens and a Cancer Warning
3 years ago

5 Fall Fashion Tips, the U.S. Election Tightens and a Cancer Warning

At our age, most of us don’t take the time to follow fashion trends. At the same time, we still want to look and feel our best. So, today, I’d like to share 5 ways to refresh your look this fall. Join us as we discuss this story plus the tightening of the U.S. election, the push into Mosul, more crackdowns on newspapers in Turkey, U.K. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s decision to step down in 2019 and the latest on Italy’s recovery efforts. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and I will also be giving away a cute little cat scarf today. So, stay tuned for that! Read More

8 Healthy Aging Secrets, The World’s Oldest Woman and Aftershocks in Italy
3 years ago

8 Healthy Aging Secrets, The World’s Oldest Woman and Aftershocks in Italy

I hope that you had a great Halloween yesterday and that the little ghosts and goblins in your neighborhood didn’t cause too much trouble! Today, I’d like to talk about a few healthy living tips. First, I will share 8 healthy aging secrets. Then, I’ll tell you the one thing that the world’s oldest woman eats every day. Join us as we discuss this story plus the aftershocks in Italy, more arrests in Turkey, the battle for Mosul in Iraq and a story about some robots in Germany that are actually creating jobs for humans. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Happy Halloween, Another Earthquake Rocks Italy and Pampering Yourself in Retirement
3 years ago

Happy Halloween, Another Earthquake Rocks Italy and Pampering Yourself in Retirement

Happy Halloween everyone! If you have grandkids, I hope that you have a chance to take them out trick-or-treating. If not, I hope that you have your candy (or healthy treats) ready for all of the little zombies, vampires and aliens in your neighborhood! Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest earthquake to hit Italy, 9 ways to give back without spending lots of money, a quote from Nelson Mandala, the resignation of Iceland’s Prime Minister, a few ways to pamper yourself on a budget and a story about an electric car that can go 340 miles per hour! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and I will also announce who won the contouring brush that I mentioned yesterday. Read More

Sunday Rituals, a Contour Brush Give-a-Way and Politics Around the World
3 years ago

Sunday Rituals, a Contour Brush Give-a-Way and Politics Around the World

I hope that your morning is off to a great start! Unfortunately, I have a little cold this morning, so, I’m going to take a long walk by the lake and then cook myself a special breakfast. What Sunday rituals do you have planned? Let’s go through the day’s news and start a conversation. Join us as we discuss the latest U.S. election shock, the signing of the new Europe and Canada trade deal, the latest on the conflict in Yemen, the rise of the Pirate Party in Iceland and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I will also be giving away a wonderful little contour brush to one lucky lady. So, stay tuned for that! Speaking of which, if you want a quick tutorial on contouring, check out my interview with Ariane Poole on this subject. Read More

5 Secrets to Family Happiness, Election Drama and Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks
3 years ago

5 Secrets to Family Happiness, Election Drama and Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks

What is the one thing that we all want for our family? Happiness. On a day-to-day basis, we may worry about money, health, politics and family decisions, but, at the end of the day, we just want our parents, kids and grandkids to be happy. So, today, I’d like to share 5 secrets to finding family happiness. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on Uber’s self-driving trucks, the loss of 52% of our wildlife since 1970, a new source of drama in the U.S. election and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Helen Mirren Gives Some Advice, TEDx Lausanne Women and Kindness Warriors
3 years ago

Helen Mirren Gives Some Advice, TEDx Lausanne Women and Kindness Warriors

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to travel down to Lausanne, Switzerland to attend a TEDx event. The event focused on issues impacting women around the world – women’s rights, support for younger women and girls, overcoming our fears and reaching our potential. It was a fantastic event and I had a lot of fun! Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the EU and Canada trade deal, a feel good story about “Kindness Warriors,” a jury’s decision to acquit 7 people involved in occupying a national wildlife sanctuary in Oregon and 5 pieces of advice from Helen Mirren. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Getting Through Tough Times, 2 Earthquakes in Italy and a Healthcare Controversy
3 years ago

Getting Through Tough Times, 2 Earthquakes in Italy and a Healthcare Controversy

No matter your background, chances are you have faced some tough times in the past. Maybe you are still facing them. Either way, learning how to stay strong when the going gets tough is an essential skill. So, today, I’d like to share a few ideas for getting through difficult situations. Join us as we discuss this story plus a healthcare controversy in the U.S., 2 new earthquakes in Italy, a fire at the Jungle camp in France, the latest on the situation in Iraq and a good news story about being more selective about the information that you let into your brain. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I’ll also announce the winner of yesterday’s gift. So, stay tuned for that! Read More