22 hours ago

Reclaiming Your Wild Heart at 60 and Beyond

Have you felt it? That inner whisper of a longing for something that you can’t quite put your finger on? For some, it’s a fleeting sense of wanting to cast off all of the “rules” and run wild, following the call of their heart and soul. For others, it’s a subtle feeling…

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2 days ago

A 28-Day Journey to Loving More of Yourself

Lucille Ball once said, “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line.” There are many ways you can love all of who you are. But if you have been taught that consistent self-love and daily self-care practices are selfish, loving who you are…

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2 days ago

What Color Is Your Retirement Parachute? Thoughtful Reflection Will Make The Journey Easier

By 2014, I was ready to move on from my demanding school counseling career. Since they called that “retirement,” retiring was the end game. Although I was anxious to cut that career cord, my husband and I weren’t ready for me to retire…

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4 days ago

Knowing Myself Series – Part 3: Time Takes Time (Including the Bucket List)

I’m always in a rush to get things done. Run the errands, finish a project, clean up after a meal. Rushing has not served me well. I have accidents. I miss information. I am still not settled, nor at peace…

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7 days ago

Aphrodite and My Other Goddess Archetypes

For my birthday a number of years ago, a dear girlfriend organized a ladies’ luncheon for me. It was touching, especially since I had not had a luncheon in my honor for more than 20 years. I had given her the name of 10 of the most powerful women I know…

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1 week ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt!

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1 week ago

Three Key Steps to Living the Best Life You Can After 60

So many of us on this side of 60 are trying to figure out what our next steps might be. Some might be looking to make big moves like writing a book or starting a business. Others want to retire, relax, or travel. Spend time with family…

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1 week ago

Are You Stuck in the Remorse Phase After Divorce?

The Road Through Recovery after divorce starts with pinpointing exactly where we are “stuck” or “in pain.” There are five phases within it. It is a cycle of feelings we experience in the divorce recovery process. You may be stuck in the Rejection phase…

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2 weeks ago

10 Steps You Can Take to Recover from a Life-Shattering Event

No one is ever truly prepared for a life-changing event. Whether it’s a family trauma, job loss, moving, retirement, or dealing with substance abuse recovery, it can be incredibly disorienting and overwhelming. Most people feel entirely lost…

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2 weeks ago

Does Thinking About Your Life Drive You Crazy?

As a person with more years behind me than ahead, I am constantly reading and hearing about fulfilling my goals, living a good life, reimagining “this one life we’ve been given” and generally making these final years count…

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