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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.

The Art of Saying No After 60: Set Boundaries and Free Yourself from Guilt
3 years 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 understand that unless we serve ourselves first, we lose the ability to serve others? Read More

7 Research-Proven Happiness Habits to Adopt Today
3 years ago

7 Research-Proven Happiness Habits to Adopt Today

By  •  Mindset

Psychologists have found that happiness is likely a combination of genetics (50%), situation (10%), and individual effort (40%). We can’t control the first two factors, but we have complete control over the third. Here are seven happiness rituals you can adopt today, each one backed by science. Read More

The Art of Finding Wisdom and Becoming a Hero After 60
3 years ago

The Art of Finding Wisdom and Becoming a Hero After 60

By  •  Mindset

You’d think that with increasing age would come increasing misery. After all, isn’t that what TV ads and the like would have us believe?

Depression, anxiety, fear, insecurity and not to mention the worry of cognitive decline, debilitating physical changes. We are bombarded with these gloomy messages almost daily. Read More

Your Positive Energy is Like Money in the Bank
3 years 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

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

How to Spice Up Your Life After 60 with Fun Celebrations
3 years ago

How to Spice Up Your Life After 60 with Fun Celebrations

Doing dress-ups as a child, I could visualize all kinds of gala costumes. Dresses, accessories and textures that would befit the most beautiful expressions of the wishful designs.

In my imagination there were many special events to attend in those fabulous creations. These were events that only I could see. Read More

7 Ways to Find Joy and Live a Happy Life After 60
3 years ago

7 Ways to Find Joy and Live a Happy Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

This week with a heavy heart and huge appreciation I bade farewell to a very dear friend. She had been the epitome of happy thinking and contented living. Her childlike joy was spread like confetti wherever she went. Read More

Puppy Love: How Adopting a Dog Can Bring Joy to Women Over 60
3 years ago

Puppy Love: How Adopting a Dog Can Bring Joy to Women Over 60

By  •  Mindset

“I said I’d take a dog, but I’m not sure I want that one.” “He’s a real sweetheart,” Brittany, a staff member, assured me. He was big with the smushed-in face of a bulldog, but the height of a boxer. He had a barrel chest, and his front legs were shorter than the back ones making his back bow in the middle. Truth is I was a little afraid of him. Read More

What is a Gladlift and How Can It Make You Feel 30 Years Younger?
3 years ago

What is a Gladlift and How Can It Make You Feel 30 Years Younger?

He is tall. 6’4”. I am short. 5’2”. As his mother, I sometimes wonder, when I look at his big feet, how he ever grew to be such a giant when he was born a preemie, 35 years ago. Read More

How to Remain Positive in a Hostile World
3 years ago

How to Remain Positive in a Hostile World

By  •  Mindset

The news alert flashed on my cell phone as I was caring for my young granddaughters. There had been another mass shooting, this time in Florida. I quickly read the horrible details and immediately thought of my grandchildren.

What kind of world would they have in 20 years? Read More