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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.

5 Ways to Live with Joy as a Single Older Woman
3 months ago

5 Ways to Live with Joy as a Single Older Woman

I’ve been single for the last 20 years. I got married in 1964, when I was 20 years old. I was married for 18 years (really, 15 years because that is when we separated). And then, after that, I had a relationship with a significant other for 17 years. Doing the math, I was in a relationship for 32 years and single for 45 years. Read More

Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love
3 months ago

Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love

By  •  Mindset

The phrase, “Follow your bliss,” was famously said by the author Joseph Campbell. It seems like one of those New Age truisms that we respond to with, “Sounds nice, but who can afford to do that? Rock stars? Celebrities? Very rich people?” Read More

Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?
3 months ago

Do You Still Compare Yourself with Others, Even in Your 60s?

You’d think that, after 60, we wouldn’t have a reason to compare ourselves with others. After all, we’ve already led full lives, so why aren’t we comfortable in our own skin? Read More

How Spending Time in Nature Can Connect Us with Our Deepest Emotions After 60
4 months ago

How Spending Time in Nature Can Connect Us with Our Deepest Emotions After 60

There’s a tract of wooded land not far from my son’s old high school. I find it simply magical. Right on the edge of the suburbs, it offers deep forest, limestone cliffs, ferns, moss, lichen and forest creatures. Read More

How to Be Happy with Yourself – 5 Things Older Women Need to Stop Doing Now!
4 months ago

How to Be Happy with Yourself – 5 Things Older Women Need to Stop Doing Now!

By  •  Mindset

“The one thing you can control is how you treat yourself. And that one thing can change everything.” – Leeana Tankersley

Sometimes we get so caught up with our day-to-day routines that we lose sight of what is really important to us. We stay in a job that is no longer giving us satisfaction. We devote ourselves to relationships that we know are not good for us. We put others needs and wants before our own. Read More

5 Ways to Embrace Living Alone
5 months ago

5 Ways to Embrace Living Alone

Some of us choose to live alone and others are faced with it due to circumstances such as death of a spouse or partner. It’s what we do after we live alone that matters, and I am going to share 5 ways to get the most out of this situation…
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Love-Giver or Love-Taker? 3 Tips for a Healthy Personality Balance Beyond 60
5 months ago

Love-Giver or Love-Taker? 3 Tips for a Healthy Personality Balance Beyond 60

Diane was a practitioner in a complementary health clinic. She always seemed to have a smile for everyone. Sitting on reception, I would notice that she was one of the therapists who always had a full client list…
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Your Positive Energy is Like Money in the Bank
5 months ago

Your Positive Energy is Like Money in the Bank

I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about aging is my lack of energy.

At the end of the day, I wonder where the time has gone. I’m too tired to keep going, but I’ve done so little. There’s much more I planned on, yet I really don’t have the energy to keep going. Read More

Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness
5 months ago

Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness

As we age, it’s easy to sit back and leave it to others to make the world around us an interesting place to live. In reality, though, inspiring ourselves and creating our own stimulation can mean the difference between a humdrum existence and a lovely life. Read More

An Experiment with Prayer – Out Loud and with a Partner (Video)
5 months ago

An Experiment with Prayer – Out Loud and with a Partner (Video)

By  •  Family

I’d say a silent prayer with my morning coffee, in church, sometimes before a meal. But the idea of asking for guidance with struggles and worries out loud? With my spouse listening? This concept may work for other people…
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