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Finding Happiness

What are the keys to finding happiness after 60? How can we learn to be more positive in the best years of our lives? For starters, we must learn to manage our expectations. We must also put a high priority on our health and social relationships. But, this is just the beginning.

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Out of a Funk After 50
4 days ago

3 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Out of a Funk After 50

By  •  Mindset

The other day, I innocently asked my grandson what he would like for his upcoming ninth birthday. He thought for a moment, then gazed intently into my eyes and answered explicitly, “No books, Nana. And nothing you knitted…”
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Learning the Skill of Optimism in the Age Of COVID-19
1 week ago

Learning the Skill of Optimism in the Age Of COVID-19

By  •  Mindset

Pessimism is rampant in the world today, with good reason. Our health and, for many, financial well-being, are severely at risk. Surely, there is nothing to be optimistic about…
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How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed
1 week ago

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed

A few thousand years ago, helping others wasn’t optional. From the moment we could walk, we played an essential role in helping our tribe to grow and thrive. Read More

3 Fun Ways to Combat Coronavirus with Laughter
2 weeks ago

3 Fun Ways to Combat Coronavirus with Laughter

You may be in a funk because of the coronavirus, but, according to Certified Humor Therapist and Laughter for the Health of It presenter Roberta Gold…
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Go Deeper! Change Your Emotions and Find Happiness After 60
2 weeks ago

Go Deeper! Change Your Emotions and Find Happiness After 60

By  •  Mindset

We all know how it feels to be happy. Feel good chemicals like serotonin, oxytocin, dopamine, and endorphins surge into your bloodstream and literally give you a rush of joy. It makes you feel powerful and in control. This is a state you want to experience again and again. But it’s an elusive sensation. Read More

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?
3 weeks ago

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?

If you want to be more positive, you should watch what you watch. That’s the simple the conclusion that I came to after spending 100s of hours researching happiness. Read More

3 Evidence-Based Ways for Seniors to Increase Their Happiness
4 weeks ago

3 Evidence-Based Ways for Seniors to Increase Their Happiness

Around a quarter of people over 65 suffer from depression. That’s a huge number of people who are not enjoying life. For some it’s because they are facing difficult medical treatment…
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How to be Happier After 60 by Abandoning Unfair Comparisons
1 month ago

How to be Happier After 60 by Abandoning Unfair Comparisons

By  •  Mindset

In today’s media obsessed culture, we are constantly bombarded by images of women who have more than us. We are told, either directly or subliminally, that these other people are more beautiful, intelligent, interesting or happier than us. Read More

You Call It Hygge, I Call It Cruise Ship – Or How to Get Through the Long Winter
1 month ago

You Call It Hygge, I Call It Cruise Ship – Or How to Get Through the Long Winter

To say winters are long in Syracuse, New York, is like saying “the sun is hot.” Of course, we haven’t seen the sun in so long that you might need to use a different metaphor…
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7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute
1 month ago

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute

Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 60. This is why we are always searching for ways to be happier. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world – and the more we do, the happier we become. Do you agree? Read More