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4 Ways Keeping a Journal Can Help You to Find Happiness

By Margaret Manning April 17, 2019

Like many women my age, I spend hours in front of my computer every day. As the founder of Sixty and Me, it’s rare for me to type fewer than 2000 words before lunch. But, despite the fact that I am completely comfortable with technology, I still love my leather bound journal.

There is something about putting pen to paper that takes me to another world and makes all of my fears and worries fade away, if only for a moment. Do you feel the same? Read More

The New Benefits of Journaling: 7 Ways Diaries and Journals Have Grown Up and Gone Digital

By Judi Jacobs August 07, 2018

While you might equate journaling to a high school summer assignment, there have been studies that show multiple benefits beyond improved writing skills. Research indicates that daily journaling promotes stress relief, managing anxiety, increased productivity and more. Read More

The Parenting Puzzle – How to Balance Guidance and Acceptance of Adult (Or Near Adult) Children

By Kurt Smith April 16, 2024

Raising a child is an incredible journey filled with joy, challenges, and decisions. But it’s also complicated. We all want the best for our children, and as parents that means ensuring they stay on the right path by course correcting when necessary…

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Top 10 Benefits of Self-Esteem After 60

By Joanie Marx April 15, 2024

How often do you find yourself being self-critical of your looks, health, finances, and your overall life? Perhaps the way in which you view yourself negatively has become so routine you don’t look at it as being critical. Instead of considering it demeaning…

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Are Your Pills Making You Sick?

By Julia Hubbel April 13, 2024

According to a study by the American Association of Consultant Pharmacists, the average 60+ person in the United States fills upwards of 15 prescriptions a year. That leaps to 18 or more as we age…

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Writer’s Block and Bumps? It’s Time to Reset and Refresh

By Patricia Crisafulli April 12, 2024

The flow of images and ideas slowed to a trickle, then to a drip – and I feared they would dry up completely. When this happened to me recently, I blamed the usual suspects: not enough sleep, too much work, plenty of distractions. But even when I slept more…

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9 Benefits Boomer Women Can Find in an Encore Career

By Kathleen M. Rehl April 12, 2024

For many elder boomers, like me, the outdated model of retirement isn’t a good fit today. We’re healthier and living longer than prior generations. Most of us don’t want to just sit in a porch rocking chair gazing at the sunset…

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Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Emotional Eating

By Marion Holt April 11, 2024

Emotional eating is a complex behavior that involves using food as a means to cope with emotional distress or seek comfort. It can have profound effects on both our physical and emotional well-being. Understanding the causes and consequences…

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10 Ways to Set Healthy Boundaries After 60

By Joanie Marx April 05, 2024

Establishing healthy boundaries in your life protects your mental and emotional well-being. From saying no to commitments that overwhelm you or drain your energy to saying yes more often to what makes your heart sing, healthy boundaries can prevent…

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Fashion Over 50: Our 25 Favorite Fashion Bloggers You Should Follow

By Sandra Roussy April 04, 2024

Are you a fashionista? Do you like to be stylish and stay up to date on the trends? Many fashion bloggers are women over 50 who write blogs and articles for mature women. I love to follow fashion bloggers that showcase fashion topics…

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