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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 Finding Wisdom and Becoming a Hero After 60
4 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

How to Spice Up Your Life After 60 with Fun Celebrations
4 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
4 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
4 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?
4 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
4 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

Single Over 60? Here’s How to Be Happy in a World of Couples (Video)
4 years ago

Single Over 60? Here’s How to Be Happy in a World of Couples (Video)

Are you single over 60? I am. If I’m honest, there are times when I love being without a man in my life. Without commitments, I am free to travel and world and explore my passions. Read More

7 Ways Having a Positive Attitude Can Improve Your Life after 60
4 years ago

7 Ways Having a Positive Attitude Can Improve Your Life after 60

“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.” – Anonymous

Why do so many people have such a negative attitude when they get older? Remember the Grumpy Old Men movies. It happens to women too. Read More

How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Controlling Your Life After 60
4 years ago

How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Controlling Your Life After 60

Do you ever find yourself focusing on the negative aspects of situations? Do you often wonder how to stop negative thoughts from entering your mind? When your otherwise perfect day is interrupted by an unpleasant conversation, do you find yourself unable to get back in a positive mood? If so, you’re not alone. Read More

Watermelon Seeds, Kimonos and the Art of Connecting with Your Inner Child
4 years ago

Watermelon Seeds, Kimonos and the Art of Connecting with Your Inner Child

In the 1950s, in Kansas, where I grew up, little girls always kept their legs together when sitting. They were seen and not heard. It was unthinkable to have the same privileges as boys – like not wearing shirts on blistering hot, humid summer days. Read More