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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.

How to Feel Relevant as a Woman Over 60
3 years ago

How to Feel Relevant as a Woman Over 60

One of the greatest struggles – and opportunities – that we face as we get a little older is the search for meaning. Today, I would like to share an article by one of our guest writers on this topic and talk about a few of the ways that I find meaning in my life. Then, I would love to hear what makes you feel special, relevant and important. 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

What Are You Reading? Let’s Start a List of Our Favorite Books!
3 years ago

What Are You Reading? Let’s Start a List of Our Favorite Books!

Like many of you, I am always on the lookout for good books. Sometimes, I’m on a mission to improve my skills, particularly when it comes to business and finance. Other times, I simply want to find a wonderful story that will take me away from our crazy world for a few precious hours. This week, if you can believe it, I’m actually reading a science fiction book. I’m not usually into science fiction, but, my 37-year-old son loved it so much that I decided to give it a try. But, enough about me! Let’s talk about you! Today, I would love to find out what you are reading. Let’s share some ideas. Speaking of which, after today’s discussion, I highly encourage you to check out the following reading list, compiled by the women in our community. 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

Doing a “Life Review” Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60
3 years ago

Doing a “Life Review” Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

Not many people know this, but, I keep several journals by my bed. My favorite is a gratitude journal, in which I write down all of the things that I am grateful for. Today, I would like to talk about how keeping a journal can help you to find happiness in life after 60. I will also explain what a “life review” is and why you might want to do one. 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

How to Avoid Scams This Holiday Season
3 years ago

How to Avoid Scams This Holiday Season

In our digital age, nothing is worse than having your identity stolen. It’s not just about the potential financial consequences. It’s also about the stress that comes from knowing that someone has been using your identity to pursue their own goals. With the holiday season in full swing, I wanted to take a few minutes to offer some advice on how to avoid scams. I hope that you find this information helpful! 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

The Importance of Random Acts of Kindness
3 years ago

The Importance of Random Acts of Kindness

Does it ever feel like, socially speaking, the world is becoming a colder place. Maybe it’s my imagination, but, a few decades ago, I remember people saying hi to each other on the streets more often. Now, people can barely look up from their phones to order their Starbucks lattes. Well, today, I want to tell you about one way that I am fighting back against social isolation – random acts of kindness. Offering a compliment, helping a neighbor or volunteering your time can create a virtuous cycle. Let’s talk about some of the many benefits of random acts of kindness. 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

Do You Love Scarves? I Do!
3 years ago

Do You Love Scarves? I Do!

As you probably know by now, I love colorful accessories. In a previous episode of Mornings with Sixty and Me, I shared some of my favorite brooches and today I would like to talk about scarves. First, I’ll take a few minutes to show you how I wear mine. Then, I would also love to hear about your favorite scarves and why they are so special to you. 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

How to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself
3 years ago

How to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself

No matter how strong we are, we all feel sorry for ourselves once in a while. To a certain extent, this is natural. After all, by the time we reach our 60s, we have a lifetime of “mistakes,” problems and worries swirling around in our minds. Unfortunately, while self-pity is natural, it isn’t terribly productive. In fact, I have come to the conclusion that feeling sorry for yourself can actually prevent you from taking the positive steps necessary to solve your problems. So, today, I would like to offer 10 positive suggestions for fighting back against self-pity. 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

6 Things You Can Do Today to Keep Your Brain Healthy
3 years ago

6 Things You Can Do Today to Keep Your Brain Healthy

What is the most important part of your body? Your brain, of course! Unfortunately, as we get a little older, it’s easy to let the greatest tool we own get a little rusty. So, today, I would like to share 6 creative things that you can do to keep your brain running smoothly in the years ahead. I’d also love to hear what games, physical activities and hobbies you enjoy that also contribute to the health of 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! Read More

Is it Time to Give Your Wardrobe a Makeover?
3 years ago

Is it Time to Give Your Wardrobe a Makeover?

By the time we reach our 60s, it’s normal to have a lot of “stuff” lying around the house. This is especially true when it comes to clothing. So, today, I would like to share some tips from one of our bloggers, Penelope Jane Whiteley, on giving yourself a “wardrobe makeover.” Not only will this approach give you more room for the clothes you love, but, it will also give you the opportunity to give your old clothes to a worthy cause. 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

Staying Healthy Until Age 100
3 years ago

Staying Healthy Until Age 100

If you knew that you would stay healthy, mobile and energetic, would you like to live to 100? I would! Ok, I guess that I would also have to add the condition of having enough money to support myself, but, that’s another story! Today, I would like to share some healthy aging tips that just may help you to reach your 100th birthday. I’d also love to hear what you are doing to stay healthy in your 60s and better. 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