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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.

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
4 months ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband…
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Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One
4 months ago

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One

Most of us do not stop to reflect on how entwined our identity is with our work roles. Have you noticed how people meeting you for the first time tend to start a conversation by asking what you do? That is because it is a very useful entry to…
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The Importance of Living with Mindfulness This Holiday Season
4 months ago

The Importance of Living with Mindfulness This Holiday Season

Mindfulness pushes our hearts to get involved in all our interactions. We often have a difference of opinion with friends and loved ones, but when so many children and adults are hurting, it is time to search for answers…
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3 Powerful Benefits Senior Women Can Reap from Setting Up the Right Morning Routine
4 months ago

3 Powerful Benefits Senior Women Can Reap from Setting Up the Right Morning Routine

With the rise of all the scary stats among seniors (like Alzheimer’s, loneliness, depression, divorce, and nursing home occupancy), and that’s without Covid in the picture, it’s becoming more and more difficult to lead an active, healthy…
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20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year
4 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts for Your New Year

2020 has been challenging for everyone. And though sometimes the days can seem grim, each day and in every situation, we have a choice. We can choose to focus on the negative, or we can squeeze all the joy we can out of…
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The Art of Saying No After 60: Set Boundaries and Free Yourself from Guilt
5 months ago

The Art of Saying No After 60: Set Boundaries and Free Yourself from Guilt

Why do so many women, often at about 50 years of age, lose the ability to say “no” without making excuses or providing an explanation? Are we so indoctrinated with the belief that our purpose is to serve others? Do we not…
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How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset
6 months ago

How to Fight Negative Thoughts by Changing Your Mindset

What internal messages do you hold onto? Are they positive or negative? You become what you think. If you think of yourself positively, your brain agrees with you and treats you with respect. If you don’t – guess what?
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26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)
6 months ago

26 Surprising Habits of Happy Older Women (#18 Might Catch You Unprepared)

The beauty of aging is that we get to take time to reflect on who we are and what we want out of the rest of our life. It can be a time when our lives blossom. Here are some observations from the many conversations I have…
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3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s
7 months ago

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When we reach our 60s, several things happen. Physically, our bodies start to betray us. Mentally, we begin to assess all that we have or haven’t done. Emotionally, depending upon our situation, we may feel vulnerable. Spiritually…
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Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
7 months ago

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living

Kristi Nelson is the executive director of a Network for Grateful Living. I was particularly interested in the topic of gratitude because – of all the traits I observe in older adults living a quality life – that one consistently rises to the top…
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