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Dealing with Grief and Fears

Grief is a part of life. This doesn't make it easy to deal with. Maybe you have a fear of dying. Perhaps you're dealing with the loss of a loved one. You are not alone. We're here to help.

2 days ago

A Book Discusses the Wisdom of a Death Doula

A book about a death doula sounds pretty morbid. But I’m here to say that The Collected Regrets of Clover by Mikki Brammer is anything but. It is an uplifting read with themes and wisdom of living well abounding throughout. Yes, there is much to say…

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4 days ago

Is Your Self-Talk Causing Anxiety?

Most of the time we are on autopilot, thinking the same anxiety-producing negative thoughts over and over. If your automatic thinking is primarily negative, you’ll be filled with anxiety and overwhelm. What if you could sleep through the night…

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5 days ago

Dealing with the Death of a Spouse – Should We Mourn Forever?

I write often about grieving and the feelings one can experience when they are in the throes of it. Many in the beginning feel that the pain is now so much a part of them that to give it up would somehow be a betrayal to the lost spouse…

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1 week ago

Heartache Hacks to Help You Get Over a Breakup So You Can Start Dating Again

It doesn’t matter if you dated someone for a month, a year, or a lifetime; if you care for someone with whom you can’t stay for whatever reason, the breakup will hurt. And because you’re in your next chapter of life, you don’t want to waste precious time…

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2 weeks ago

Do You Give Yourself Permission to Live?

It’s likely that by your sixth decade, you’ve experienced at least one life event that shook you to the core. It was perhaps significant enough to divide life into two parts: the before and the after. It sent you reeling. Perhaps you’ve lost a spouse…

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3 weeks ago

Overcoming Your Fears Requires You to See Through Their Lies

Many articles written for Sixty and Me are about the things we fear as we age. Losing our looks. Losing our partner. Losing our health. Losing our money. Losing our independence. Losing our friends. Losing our mind. Losing our interest in life…

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3 weeks ago

The Solo Journey Challenge

By choice or otherwise, 90% of us women will be left solely in charge of our household finances. Whether you become suddenly single through divorce or widowhood, the experience is a financial challenge. You may be dealing with half…

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1 month ago

The Way to Stop Anxiety (It’s Not What You Think!)

According to Forbes Health contributor Jessica Booth, “Every year, millions of Americans struggle with symptoms of anxiety and anxiety disorders… [It is] the most common mental illness in the U.S.” Booth goes on to say that anxiety “can feel isolating…

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2 months ago

Coping When Nothing Makes Sense

As a life coach, I always find myself guiding others through the twists and turns of life. Yet, there are moments when even I am left struggling with the sheer randomness and cruelty that life can throw our way. Recently, the news of a friend’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis…

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2 months ago

7 Myths of Grief We Need to Dismantle

We live in a grief illiterate society. We don’t like talking about death, the most certain and inevitable life event; and the one that comes to the forefront of our minds when we talk about grief. But grief shows itself around any and all losses…

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