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.

2 months ago

Are You a Giver or a Receiver?

This is the time of year when we are focused on giving. I put together my holiday gift list over a month ago. It is mostly the same as last year but with a few variations. Of course, my immediate family is always included plus a few “out-laws…

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2 months ago

7 Actions You Can Take to Stop Past Mistakes from Ruining Your Mature Years

If you’ve lived to be 60 and over, you’ve probably made a few mistakes along the way. Do you find yourself looking back and wishing you hadn’t made them? I know I do sometimes. You may be thinking, “I wish I’d made better financial choices when I was younger…”

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2 months ago

What Is Travel Time Good for?

Travel time is that wonderful time when you have no obligations except to continue on your way. It is ‘me’ time in the best sense of the word. At its worst, of course, it is terrible. There is the regular commute ­– that dreaded routine of getting…

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3 months ago

How Do We Handle Our Relationship with Ourselves?

Our relationship with ourselves is the most important relationship in our lives. If it isn’t mature, no other relationship in our lives will be mature and happy. Wayne W. Dyer, one of my favourite self-help gurus, says very clearly, “If you don’t love yourself…

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3 months ago

Have You Swallowed a Poison Pill in Your Relationships?

Have you ever been so angry or upset with someone and then realized that they either had no idea what upset you OR they acted like they either didn’t care or didn’t notice that you were upset?

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3 months ago

4 Ways to Treat Yourself to a Dose of Fun This Fall as a Mature Woman

With the changing color of the leaves comes cooler weather, pumpkin-spiced everything, and a lot of treat-filled holidays starting from Halloween onwards. It also signals holiday shopping…

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3 months ago

Banish Those November Blues with a Holistic Plan That Works Wonders for Women Over 60

As you move into your 60s and beyond, what images come to your mind when you hear the word ‘November’? Depending on where you live, you may have only positive connotations associated with this month…

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3 months ago

Can You Make an Amazing Difference with a Simple Facial Change?

This change does not require a doctor’s visit, the use of needles or any type of surgery. The change is a smile. I know what you’re thinking. “Not another article on being happy.” Not exactly… read on to find out…

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3 months ago

What Is the True Meaning of Comfort?

One of the blessings for many of us in our 60s and beyond is living a comfortable life. This does not imply riches. It means we have found a way to have ‘enough’. We have given our time to our work/profession and family. Now is our time to relax…

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3 months ago

Is Money or Happiness Really Scarce?

When was the last time a general perception you have about money got in the way of living life to the fullest after 60? Although they may seem harmless on the surface, when left unchecked and unhealed, general perceptions about money…

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