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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.

Feeling Down on Yourself in Your 60s? 3 Fantastic Things to Remember
2 months ago

Feeling Down on Yourself in Your 60s? 3 Fantastic Things to Remember

We all have guilty pleasures. But do you want to know which one is my favorite? I love watching House Hunters on HGTV! There’s nothing better to do on a lazy Sunday morning. So, coffee in hand…
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What Are the Silver Linings for Retirees During Covid Times?
2 months ago

What Are the Silver Linings for Retirees During Covid Times?

So much for the world of travel. So much for the extra income from the Gig economy. So much for visiting our grandkids. So much for the “retirement plan…”

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How to Be Happy with Life’s Imperfections
2 months ago

How to Be Happy with Life’s Imperfections

By  •  Mindset

The outfielders dropped fly balls, pitches soared over home plate, and the shortstop hurled a throw into the dugout. As we watched our beloved Astros play baseball…
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Not Feeling Blessed? Change the Tune!
2 months ago

Not Feeling Blessed? Change the Tune!

I come to you this morning to say three simple words: You are blessed! “What do you mean,” you might ask. It’s simple, really. You are reading, which means you are alive…
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How Often Do You See a Rainbow? Let’s Take a Moment to Consider the Message
2 months ago

How Often Do You See a Rainbow? Let’s Take a Moment to Consider the Message

By  •  Mindset

The rainbow has been a symbol of hope and of creative energy in many cultures for centuries. Rainbow symbolism is deep and powerful. The emotions that the deep colors bring…
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The ABC’s of Coping During the Unprecedented Time of Global Pandemic
2 months ago

The ABC’s of Coping During the Unprecedented Time of Global Pandemic

We are all living on uncharted terrain, rough and rocky and very unstable under our feet. It’s all unknown and unpredictable and this causes normal and natural fear and anxiety…
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Change That Behavior – Choose a Reward That Stimulates Positive Change After 60
2 months ago

Change That Behavior – Choose a Reward That Stimulates Positive Change After 60

Have you kept your New Year’s Resolutions? According to the U.S. News and World Report, 80% of resolutions fail by February, most by January 12th. Really. Read More

6 Ways to Thrive and Flourish After 60
2 months ago

6 Ways to Thrive and Flourish After 60

By  •  Mindset

My husband and I just celebrated our 46th wedding anniversary. We met almost 50 years ago. We are getting old. The years have passed so quickly. We look older and, many days, feel older. Read More

3 Key Mindsets to Help You Move Toward the End of the Pandemic
2 months ago

3 Key Mindsets to Help You Move Toward the End of the Pandemic

As you try to maintain the collective sanity during this maybe-last-first phase of the coronavirus, you can be sure the pandemic is wearing on everyone…
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Laughing Through the Third Act: How Do You Learn to Take Yourself Less Seriously?
2 months ago

Laughing Through the Third Act: How Do You Learn to Take Yourself Less Seriously?

A funny thing happened on my way to retirement. I became a humor writer. It wasn’t part of some grand plan. Rather, it was a serendipitous occurrence born from the acute terror of not knowing what I was going to do with the rest of my life. Read More