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

How I Went from Downsizing to Minimalism

I began my downsizing journey many years ago. I found that it is more of an ongoing process than an event. Even though there were many events within the process, it was always focused around the removal of things. All of those cherished possessions…

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2 months ago

4 Ways to End the Day with Positivity

Do you ever feel fine during the day, but as the shadows start to lengthen and tiredness creeps in, you notice your spirits flagging? And that evening you were looking forward to seems more like a mini-endurance test to cope with before you can go off to bed?

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2 months ago

8 Gorgeous Energy Exercises to Love Your Face at 60 Plus! (VIDEO)

At the age of 61, I find myself peering into my face with a kind of wonder. I know this face and yet it is constantly changing. I trace the lines around my eyes gently and with respect. These eyes have beheld so much beauty and also so much pain…

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2 months ago

How to Find Happiness by Creating More Space in Your Life After 60

According to Wikipedia, “Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction.” That is fine in its own way, but I want to explore the space beyond objects and events, deep into our personal spaces…

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2 months ago

Is Life After 60 Greener on the Other Side?

Like many women in their 60s, I often hear myself saying that my life would be happier and so much better if only I had more money, a more understanding partner, a new house, more time for myself, a new house, different friends…

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2 months ago

What Is More Important Than Comfort?

Here we are in our 60s, finally done with raising a family, if we chose to do that, and perhaps enjoying grandchildren now. We are done with the responsibilities of a professional life… or at least one that we must pursue to provide for ourselves…

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2 months ago

Shangri-la Your Way: Seven Ideas for Living Heaven on Earth

I’m intrigued by the mythical land of Shangri-la – that magical location that symbolizes perfection. James Hilton talked about it in his 1933 novel, Lost Horizon, and song lyrics have referenced that idyllic place where you experience a perpetual…

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3 months ago

One Woman’s Thoughts About Life’s Gains and Losses

Just as surely as the earth turns, the times change. The first blush of love turns into the apathy and pain of divorce. The miracle of birth turns into the challenge of adult children struggling in life. The career highs turn into the search for purpose…

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3 months ago

A 4-Step Process for Listening to What Your Thoughts Are Saying

In the months leading up to the release of my second book, I stood before my image in the mirror, questioning whether I still can handle the changes sweeping through my life with the same energy and enthusiasm as I once did. Even though I have written…

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3 months ago

The Art of Sustaining a Happier Frame of Mind

I caught myself dancing in the kitchen this morning as I waited for my coffee to drip. Rain was coming down at about two inches an hour, but it couldn’t drench my mood. I’ve been feeling happy. Really happy. We all know the happy feeling…

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