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Being Grateful

Being grateful is one of the keys to finding positivity and happiness at any age. We all know this instinctually. But, how can we increase our gratitude? This is the question that we will answer in this section.

Why Gratitude Is Essential When Facing Tough Times at Any Age
1 day ago

Why Gratitude Is Essential When Facing Tough Times at Any Age

I know it sounds completely counter-intuitive, even paradoxical. Giving gratitude during tough times. How nonsensical, not to mention challenging, is that?
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Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays
2 weeks ago

Pause, Reflect and Give Thanks: The Power of Gratitude During the Holidays

Meister Eckhart, a 13th century mystic, wrote, “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Read More

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year
2 weeks ago

A Powerful Reason to Give Gratitude During the Holidays and into the New Year

How many times a day do you give gratitude for your gifts, for your family and for the blessings of your life? I’ll admit it. Some days I forget to make my gratitude intentional, and then when I realize I haven’t done so, I understand why my day is off balance. “Oh, that’s why I’m not fully present!” “Oh, that’s why everything I do seems to be slightly off!”
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How to Be Grateful for All of Life’s Lessons
2 weeks ago

How to Be Grateful for All of Life’s Lessons

By  •  Mindset

Life can feel like a litany of lessons learned. I bet I could fill a library with my lessons. A lot of what I’ve had to learn came wrapped in suffering, fear, uncertainty…
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50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day
3 weeks ago

50 Women Over 50 Express their Gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Every year on Thanksgiving Day someone will ask you what you are grateful for. This is fitting. At its heart, Thanksgiving is a holiday about celebrating life. It is about remembering the things that are truly important and cherishing the special people in our lives…
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5 Gratitude Practices to Help You Get Through Tough Times
4 weeks ago

5 Gratitude Practices to Help You Get Through Tough Times

I’m struggling with a bit of low grade depression these days. A combination of several recent events, a friendship that ended, some good old-fashioned family drama, a sense of feeling misunderstood. You know the drill. It’s the stuff of life. And to that end, we can all get a little down…
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How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60
4 weeks ago

How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Many senior women tend to feel a little sad at this time of year as the holidays approach. They might feel disconnected or far from their families, either because of location or because loved ones have passed away…
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Embrace the 5 Love Languages and Stop Taking Things for Granted in Your 60s
2 months ago

Embrace the 5 Love Languages and Stop Taking Things for Granted in Your 60s

It is so easy to take things for granted – the ground under our feet, waking up in the morning to a new day and, far too often, our relationships. It is so easy to be critical or to notice what is missing or makes us crazy about our partner, parents, children, friends or coworkers. Read More

Practicing Gratitude Doesn’t Come in Easy? Try This Alternative for Wellbeing and Peace of Mind
5 months ago

Practicing Gratitude Doesn’t Come in Easy? Try This Alternative for Wellbeing and Peace of Mind

I’ve been singing the praises of bringing a grateful attitude into one’s life for years. If there is an award for being grateful, I’m in the running. Radical gratitude got my podcast guest, Margaret Zhao…
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Thanks for the Journey! Learning to Love Your Body in Your 60s
10 months ago

Thanks for the Journey! Learning to Love Your Body in Your 60s

Are you learning to love your body? Do you really appreciate your body now that you are in your 60s? This are the questions posed in a beautiful article written by one of our Sixty and Me bloggers, Elizabeth Dunkel.

In it, she says that her body has “Walked everywhere, run on beaches, hiked on mountains, skied and skated. It has walked cities, strolled through museums and sat in cathedrals and concerts around the world.” Read More