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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.

Exploring the Places That Live in our Memories
2 days ago

Exploring the Places That Live in our Memories

Sometimes there are things that we don’t even notice are gone. And other times, we see the translucent outline of what once was, because of the history it embodies, because of the story it keeps alive in us. The past informs who we are…
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What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
2 days ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

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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The Practice of Grace and Gratitude in 2021
4 days ago

The Practice of Grace and Gratitude in 2021

The tough times keep getting tougher, rougher, and more challenging. This past year, all our best intentions have been applied, discarded, salvaged, and rebirthed in a somewhat muted, less enthusiastic form. We survived 2020…
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Now That I Have All the Time in the World… Why Don’t I Get Going?
6 days ago

Now That I Have All the Time in the World… Why Don’t I Get Going?

By  •  Mindset

Just because we are suddenly handed oodles of time doesn’t mean we have a clue what to do with it. We might want first to address why we suddenly have that time. Therein lies the answer. For when we are faced with great change…
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20 Inspirational Women That Every Woman Over 60 Should Know About
6 days ago

20 Inspirational Women That Every Woman Over 60 Should Know About

Over the past few years, whilst building the Sixty and Me community, I have had the pleasure to meet and learn from some amazing, inspirational women. Their writing has made me think and their dedication to women’s issues…
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6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care
6 days ago

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care

By  •  Mindset

Those of us who have watched our parents slip into old age, face multiple health challenges and then pass through death’s door, know that the end-of-life journey can be tricky. Modern medicine has made old age more possible…
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7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
1 week ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband…
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Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One
1 week ago

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One

Most of us do not stop to reflect on how entwined our identity is with our work roles. Have you noticed how people meeting you for the first time tend to start a conversation by asking what you do? That is because it is a very useful entry to…
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Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude
2 weeks ago

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude

When we refuse to judge others, we express love and compassion. Love does not mean we become passive and allow others to abuse us. It is quite the contrary. Compassion is not weak but strong. It allows us to see where the suffering…
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Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?
2 weeks ago

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?

By  •  Mindset

The start of the year is a popular time to reflect. So, I’m inclined to be a little philosophical as we greet 2021 while pulling ourselves out of the abyss of the past year and catching our collective breath. I know there’s nothing…
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