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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.

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s
2 months ago

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s

When you think about freedom and ageing well, what pops into your mind? Is freedom an oxymoron or can you step into an even greater personal power in your 60s and beyond?  Read More

5 Things I Learned about Meditation, Mindfulness and Myself from a One-Month Mindfulness Challenge
2 months ago

5 Things I Learned about Meditation, Mindfulness and Myself from a One-Month Mindfulness Challenge

By  •  Mindset

Do you meditate or take time each day to be more mindful and present in your life? Do you feel sometimes that your mind is over-loaded, and you just can’t focus? Do you feel anxious and stressed? Read More

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!
2 months ago

Are You Comparing Yourself to Others Unfairly? No Wonder You Feel Sad!

Do you ever feel like most of the people around you are much more “together” than you are? Do you often find yourself comparing yourself to others, even when you know it’s counterproductive? I know I do!

Sitting in a coffee shop, watching the people smiling and talking with their friends, it’s easy to think that we are the only ones that have problems. Read More

How Can You Tell if You’re Happy? It’s a Harder Question than it Sounds!
2 months ago

How Can You Tell if You’re Happy? It’s a Harder Question than it Sounds!

By  •  Mindset

Knowing that you’re in a happy state seems like a no-brainer, right? As the song goes, “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.” Read More

How to Find Mental Balance in Your Life After 60
2 months ago

How to Find Mental Balance in Your Life After 60

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Leonardo Da Vinci

Mental balance is a skill controlled by our minds.

I think living a ‘balanced’ lifestyle is an art because, like art, it is a skill. Like art we create our palate. What is considered balance for one is not considered balance for all. But one thing is true, our success as creators of a balanced lifestyle is based on mind over matter. Read More

The Importance of Play in the Years After 60
2 months ago

The Importance of Play in the Years After 60

Just the other day, I was walking near a park close to our home and heard what I can only describe as the joyous squeal of a toddler who’d just gone down a slide. And I’ll always remember the look of pure joy on the face…
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5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s
2 months ago

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s

One of the things I’ve noticed about getting older is my tendency to try and keep things neat and predictable. I often long for a life that requires few changes and gives me plenty of time to control my own environment. I get it that this is a pipe dream, but it’s also not what’s really best for me. Read More

Happiness: the Key to Good Health in the Years of Maturity
2 months ago

Happiness: the Key to Good Health in the Years of Maturity

By  •  Mindset

Last week I had lunch with a dear friend who later texted me, apologizing for having spent most of our time together moaning and groaning about various things going on in her life. She hoped she hadn’t been a drain on me…
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Feeling Down on Yourself in Your 60s? 3 Fantastic Things to Remember
3 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…
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Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?
3 months ago

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?

By  •  Mindset

The four Indonesian boys, all small but ranging in age from 12 to 14, led us along a tree-lined path. The fenceposts to either side of us as we left the island village were sprouting trees, a testament to the proliferating growth and superb soil of these many islands. Read More