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Empowerment

Women over 50 need encouragement to feel empowered to live a great life. Here you will find articles that will help you on the road to self-empowerment.

5 months ago

10 Ways to Set Clear Goals for Your Dreamlife in 2024

Oprah Winfrey once said, “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Is your biggest adventure awaiting you in 2024? And if so, what is your roadmap to reaching the place where the life of your dreams lives?

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5 months ago

Live an Extraordinary Life

Thirteen years ago – when she was 65 years old – Barbara Pagano stumbled on a longevity website. She plugged in her basic health information, along with her family’s diseases and history, and pressed submit. What popped up on the screen was her proposed…

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5 months ago

How to Reflect on Your Dreams and Desires for 2024

With the holiday season ramping up and a new year right around the corner, there is no better time than now to reflect on your dreams and desires.
Reflecting on dreams and desires is not only a timely exercise for women over 60, but it is also…

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5 months ago

3 Enablers of Purposeful Living After 60

As a 60+ woman, you may ask yourself, “What am I doing with my life?” Or, maybe you’re thinking, “I want to feel purposeful, not just fill my time.” Perhaps your sense of purpose was all wrapped up in raising a family and/or your career…

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6 months ago

“Older Girl” Trend Isn’t Everywhere but Maybe It Should Be!

As a woman over 70 who attended the 1977 National Women’s Conference, challenged her first employer for equal pay, dutifully wore sneakers with her suits while storming the halls of capitalism in the 1980s and later published as a feminist scholar…

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6 months ago

Try Being an Explorer in Times of Life Transitions

If you are experiencing some kind of life transition, you may be eager to get settled into your new phase. It might be leaving full-time work, or living alone for the first time in years, or having to adapt to new physical conditions. No matter the reason…

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7 months ago

Yes, I Am a Witch – And So Are You!

Once upon a time, Wise women were revered. They lived in thatched cottages deep within the woods tending their herbs, gardens, animals, milking their cow or goat, gathering nuts and berries from the forest, talking to tress and gazing at the moon…

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7 months ago

What (Not) to Do When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

Change is constant. And every so often, Life throws a curve ball in the form of a cataclysmic change. An event that takes us so far off course, our heads are spinning. Or our hearts are breaking. These occurrences tear at the fabric of everyday life and land us…

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7 months ago

Weird Barbie and My Orange Corduroy Pants

While my clothes’ choices might not get me a slot as a contestant on Golden Bachelor, old age has freed me from dressing and trying to look like Barbie, the archetype that haunted my teenage years in the 1970s when models on Seventeen magazine…

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7 months ago

Stop Wishing and Start Doing: A Vulnerable Guide to Achieving Your Wildest Dreams

Have you ever thought, “I wish I could do that?” Write a novel, start a business or a charity, run a marathon, or live in a foreign country for a year? Have you ever longed to create something beautiful, pursue a calling, or have a difficult but necessary…

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