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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.

Taking Stock and Taking Care as a Woman After 60
2 weeks ago

Taking Stock and Taking Care as a Woman After 60

By  •  Mindset

Halloween dawned, or tried to, with the famous Blue Moon likely to be hidden behind some clouds. This year I spent it a long way away from where I was last year at this time, having moved myself Lock Stock and Barrel to another part of America…
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Can Gratitude Stall Healing? Yes, When It Isn’t Sincere!
2 weeks ago

Can Gratitude Stall Healing? Yes, When It Isn’t Sincere!

As a life coach for widows, I often talk with people who are using gratitude against themselves. Self-inflicted, forced gratitude is how many people attempt to kick themselves into a better emotional state. It isn’t effective…
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Facing a Lonely Thanksgiving? Try My 6 Ideas for Planning a Virtual Socially Distanced Celebration
4 weeks ago

Facing a Lonely Thanksgiving? Try My 6 Ideas for Planning a Virtual Socially Distanced Celebration

Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated with large family gatherings. We eat communally prepared feasts, share family stories, and spend hours indoors playing games, working puzzles, and watching televised…
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4 Reasons Why You Need to Practice Gratitude Regularly (ASAP)
3 months ago

4 Reasons Why You Need to Practice Gratitude Regularly (ASAP)

As you know, gratitude is the quality of being thankful. It’s a readiness to show appreciation for, and to return, kindness. To encourage you to practice gratitude regularly (as in, daily), here are four big benefits that come from gratitude…
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Is Resentment Keeping You from Finding Gratitude and Happiness After 60?
4 months ago

Is Resentment Keeping You from Finding Gratitude and Happiness After 60?

By the time you reach your 60s, you’ve probably let go of some relationships.

Whether the parting was due to divorce, family conflict that got out of hand or a friendship that turned sour, most of us have moved on from at least one relationship.
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Embrace the 5 Love Languages and Stop Taking Things for Granted in Your 60s
7 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

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
8 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “Think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

5 Gratitude Practices to Help You Get Through Tough Times
8 months 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 everything that’s going on in the world, a friendship that ended, some good old-fashioned family drama, a sense of feeling misunderstood…
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Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60
11 months ago

Why Cultivating Gratitude Is a Reset Button for Positivity After 60

By  •  Mindset

The rice paddies that stretch out from the house are flooded now, reflecting the sky with big puff-ball clouds that turn pink, then orange, then white as the morning sun rises. Read More

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season
11 months ago

Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga this Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season. In the last several weeks, most of us were concerned with buying gifts for family and friends. But have you thought about giving yourself a gift? How many times do you give yourself an important gift in your life? I don’t mean a cashmere sweater gift…
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