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.

1 month ago

6 Simple Steps to Change Your Life Narrative in 2023

The holidays are upon us and soon we will be entering a new year. For those of us over 60, we have navigated countless holiday gatherings and made more New Year’s resolutions than we can remember. So, what makes this holiday season and 2023 so important?

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1 month ago

3 Ways to Bring Radical Acceptance into Your Life After 60

Oh, how we wish for things to be different: Our bodies strong and healthy and, preferably, slim. Our children stable and successful; our grandchildren happy and thriving. Loved ones alive and healthy. Our marriages deeply loving…

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2 months ago

What to Say (Or Not Say) to Someone Who Is Terminally Ill

I’ve been on this trek (more arduous than a journey) with terminal cancer for a year now. For six months or so, I kept silent about my diagnosis to give me time to process and adjust with my family and a few close friends…

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2 months ago

3 Things I’m Grateful for and 3 Things I’m Grumbling About

It’s that time of the year when many of us are making lists. Sometimes, we’re enumerating things to do, while other lists may include loftier goals for the coming year or names of people or events we appreciate…

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2 months ago

Writing and Finding Your Life Passion

December is a good time for an annual review and also a good time to reevaluate that you are doing all that you can do to bring joy into your life. Discovering and claiming our passion is about knowing what we love doing…

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2 months ago

It’s Your Season… Let’s Embrace it

This past Labor Day I tackled a project that I had been putting off for 25 years. I made up my mind that I had finally had it with my pantry. Whether one of the kids lost their retainer and I had to replace it, a birthday or Christmas or sports tournament…

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2 months ago

How to Invite Nature Indoors for Better Mental Health

Spending time outdoors in a park, gardening, enjoying a picnic, or forest bathing improves our moods and mental health. But when we can’t go outdoors and connect to nature to feel better, especially now in the winter, we can try to bring…

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2 months ago

Finding Happiness in a Topsy-Turvy World in 2023

As we embark on a New Year, it can be challenging, to say the least, to look forward with enthusiasm to the coming 12 months. Just consider the state of the world! Wars, bombs, political upheavals and countries, reeling from nature’s havoc…

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2 months ago

How to Develop a Growth Mindset After 60

The road after 60 can get a little bumpy. To make it a smoother journey, you will want to shift from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset. This involves changing beliefs about how things are supposed to work…

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2 months ago

The 2 Most Important Vitamins for Aging Well (You’ve Never Heard of Them!)

You know about Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, and Vitamin D. I’m sure you do your best to eat a balanced diet of all nutrients. But have you taken your daily dose of Vitamin J and Vitamin P?

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