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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.

I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!
14 hours ago

I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!

By  •  Mindset

As I drove home from moving my 80 year old mom to live closer to us, I reflected. My family is my priority and always has been. I cherish the opportunity to be there for them. In the prior six months I had dealt with a health scare…
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Now is the Perfect Time to Tell the Story of Your Life
16 hours ago

Now is the Perfect Time to Tell the Story of Your Life

By  •  Mindset

When I became a hospice volunteer, I imagined – considering my background as a reporter and writer – that I might be able to help people who wanted to write or record their life stories. I thought it would help people make sense…
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Can Living in Fear Age You Faster?
2 days ago

Can Living in Fear Age You Faster?

Most of us would probably answer yes to that question, although there really isn’t any definitive physiological connection between psychological stress (fear) and premature aging. If you’re looking for a definition of fear…
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How to Find Joy in Growing Older
4 days ago

How to Find Joy in Growing Older

By  •  Mindset

I often ask seniors what it feels to be old, and I receive a multitude of answers. One person told me they use the word “older” instead of “old.” To her it feels good to grow older, but not be old. Another person told me when her body…
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Grilled Market Salad and the Art of Finding Happiness in Simplicity After 50
5 days ago

Grilled Market Salad and the Art of Finding Happiness in Simplicity After 50

By  •  Mindset

I am a woman of amazingly simple tastes – well, for the purposes of this blog post anyway. I’m not at all opposed to fancy and luxurious gifts if you want to surprise me. Think spa day. But back to my point, one of the simplest pleasures…
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Survival, Thrival, and Setting the Example in a Messy World
1 week ago

Survival, Thrival, and Setting the Example in a Messy World

By  •  Mindset

I Had a Handle on Life but It Broke, is the title of a book by fellow professional speaker Mary LoVerde out of Denver, Colorado. Thankfully, you can’t copyright titles, although I’ll always attribute. This one’s too good not to steal…
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Old Age Is Not Another Country
1 week ago

Old Age Is Not Another Country

By  •  Mindset

When I was young – pick any age up to 55 or so – I definitely thought that the future was a foreign country. It would be strange to me, and it would be difficult to cope with. And they would definitely “do things differently” there…
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Life Begins When We Learn the Meaning of Gratitude
1 week ago

Life Begins When We Learn the Meaning of Gratitude

By  •  Mindset

We’ve all heard it many times and many different ways during our lives. Count your blessings, give thanks, feel lucky for what you have, think of people who don’t have as much. We understand the words, but seldom do we stop to think…
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Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising
1 week ago

Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising

By  •  Mindset

Recently, I was talking to friends in the League of Women Voters about the place of women in elected office. The League accepts men as well, but we just happened to be contemplating why women (young or older) are still not…
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You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!
1 week ago

You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!

I attended a conference by The Atlantic called “The New Old Age.” It included a host of speakers in the Baby Boomer and beyond market, including 95-year-old Norman Lear. One of the topics that were discussed was how…
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