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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.

1 year ago

Reminiscing About My Post-Thanksgiving Gratitude 

Perhaps it was the Thanksgiving holiday that made me look at my life through grateful eyes. The day after Thanksgiving a series of exchanges and events occurred that made me feel especially thankful…

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2 years ago

What Are the Best Gifts for Grandma… According to Grandmas?

Why is it so hard to buy gifts for grandma? Perhaps it’s because, as women in our 60s, or older, we simply don’t feel like we need anything anymore. Or, maybe the traditional gifts of knitting sets, customized mugs, bath salts and jewelry simply…

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2 years ago

How to Practice Gratitude Journaling and Transform Your Life After 60

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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2 years ago

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

The holiday season is always an appropriate time to take a few minutes, pause, and reflect on the gifts you’ve been given, the people you love and cherish and the opportunities you are afforded in life. It is my experience that giving gratitude…

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2 years 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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2 years ago

Making Gratitude a Healthy Habit

Grateful people are more fun! No one likes a complainer, and everyone loves an upbeat, optimistic person. Perhaps that’s why scientific studies have proven that people who practice gratitude in their daily lives are happier, healthier, and more successful in their…

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2 years ago

Find Your Gratitude Tree

We all know that feeling grateful feels good. Right? It is more than that! We care about aging well, with vitality and wellness. Well, gratitude can play a big part in that. According to Positive Psychology, research shows that benefits of gratitude…

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2 years ago

Gratitude Can Change Your Life – 3 Tips from Betty White

Betty White died in December, a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday. She was an American icon who was fiercely adored for her incredible comic timing and brilliance. She was a firecracker in my book. Funny, witty, and determined to create her art for eight decades…

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2 years 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.” Not, “think of something that makes you happy and makes you smile,” but “think of something that makes you happy… and then, smile!”

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2 years ago

Showing Gratitude to Essential Workers

This week is the second anniversary of the California Covid 19 shelter-in-place order. What comes to your mind as you reflect on the pandemic over the last two years? How was your life impacted? What were the experiences of your family and friends?

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