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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.

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60
1 month ago

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60

By  •  Mindset

There’s a rumor circulating that after a certain age women disappear. Not literally, of course, but for all practical purposes many older women feel overlooked, dismissed and ignored. Curiosity drove me to investigate why some…
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I Have My Own Teeth… and 7 Other Things this Woman Over 60 is Grateful for
1 month ago

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

By  •  Mindset

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

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

By  •  Mindset

Five 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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Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out
1 month ago

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out

By  •  Mindset

A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.

One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
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Exploring the Places That Live in our Memories
2 months 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 months 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
2 months 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?
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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