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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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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2 weeks ago

5 Questions About Your Past That Can Give Your Future More Purpose

Having a sense of purpose, calling or mission is a powerful motivator. It is also key to having a longer, more fulfilling life. At times, however, that sense of calling or purpose may feel elusive. You may not be able to see it as you look forward…

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3 weeks ago

How to Accept Life Changes You Didn’t Expect to Happen Over 60

Nine years ago, my husband and downsized and got rid of most of our furniture and belongings. We let go of things that had accumulated over the years. Saying goodbye to our friends and all that was familiar to us, we sold our home…

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3 weeks ago

Embody Your Superpower After 60

Everyone has a superpower. Do you know what yours is? To confidently display your superpower after 60 requires you to see what limiting beliefs about yourself have unconsciously hidden your true, authentic self…

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3 weeks ago

I Have My Own Teeth… and 7 Other Things this Woman Over 60 is Grateful for

Did you know that writing gratitude lists boosts your mood and improves happiness? I sometimes forget this in my day-to-day grumblings about hangnails and hay fever, but today, I’ve dusted off my gratitude list. Firstly, I am grateful for my…

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3 weeks ago

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s

There’s a lot to love about being in your 60s. And, if you are 60, you may remember the 1960s. That may depend on how many mind-altering experiences you had in the 1960s, however. These two “60s” have a great deal in common…

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3 weeks ago

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death

This is a photo I took of my parents’ joint funeral. Unbelievably, they both died in the same week, in their sleep, aged 86 and 84. My dad had had a stroke a year previously and hadn’t been doing too well, so it wasn’t entirely unexpected…

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4 weeks ago

Creating a New Character Arc for Yourself In 2023

No one walks away unchanged from transitional moments in life. Some changes are easy to recognize and others not so much. The changes that are unconscious are not only more difficult to spot, but they are also the ones that unknowingly…

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