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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.

Being Conscientious: A Forgotten Key to Happiness and Longevity
3 months ago

Being Conscientious: A Forgotten Key to Happiness and Longevity

By  •  Mindset

We’ve learned a lot about what improves both the quality of our lives in our senior years as well as our longevity. Healthy eating habits, exercise, and an optimistic attitude are among the front-runners according to science. ..
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Feeling Blue Is Not an Age-Related Issue – Check Your Diet! (Includes Bonus Recipe)
3 months ago

Feeling Blue Is Not an Age-Related Issue – Check Your Diet! (Includes Bonus Recipe)

There are certainly a number of reasons to feel down as we get older: loss of friends, loss of loved ones, loss of mobility, having to move, and so on. When you are faced with enough stressful situations for long enough…
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5 Simple Morning Rituals that Can Make You Happier and Healthier After 60
3 months ago

5 Simple Morning Rituals that Can Make You Happier and Healthier After 60

By  •  Mindset

By the time we reach our age, we have plenty of habits. These small rituals build up slowly over time and are seldom chosen consciously.

Take a moment to think about your “typical” weekday morning. Do you stumble out of bed and head straight for the coffee machine? Do you check your email, or Facebook, within a few minutes of getting up? Is there a certain type of cereal that you have eaten for years?

If so, maybe it’s time to develop some new morning rituals. Read More

7 Things We Can Complain About and Why We Should Choose to Be Positive Instead
3 months ago

7 Things We Can Complain About and Why We Should Choose to Be Positive Instead

When someone asks me how I am, I say, “I have no complaints.” No matter where I am – grocery store, bank, real estate closing table, church – my statement of having no complaints usually gets a response…

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5 Lifestyle Ideas for Boomers to Manage Expectations
3 months ago

5 Lifestyle Ideas for Boomers to Manage Expectations

It’s a rarity that we have time to sit down and reflect on our lives. Self-reflection is considered a luxury instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day…
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The Surprising Connection Between Health and Happiness
3 months ago

The Surprising Connection Between Health and Happiness

When you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, what do you see? Do your eyes dance quickly over your reflection, too quickly to settle on any one body part? Or, perhaps you pull in your stomach, hold back your hair and pause to evaluate yourself. Are you happy with what you see? Read More

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed
4 months ago

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed

A few thousand years ago, helping others wasn’t optional. From the moment we could walk, we played an essential role in helping our tribe to grow and thrive. Read More

Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness
4 months ago

Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness

Hands up from all the women in our community who never made a mistake. If we were in a room together, I can guarantee that no-one would be waving. Ok, maybe there would be one “class clown,” waving her hand, but, anyone who took the request seriously, would be sitting still. Read More

Bored with Everyday Life? 5 Easy and Fun Ideas to Get Your Sparkle Back After 60
4 months ago

Bored with Everyday Life? 5 Easy and Fun Ideas to Get Your Sparkle Back After 60

By  •  Mindset

Most of us feel grateful. We’ve come far and lived long. Yet all of us are human. So even amidst all that gratitude we can occasionally feel antsy. Restless. I daresay, bored…
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Choose Happiness, Says the Wisdom of Our Elders
4 months ago

Choose Happiness, Says the Wisdom of Our Elders

What’s the secret to living a fuller, more content life? For John Leland, an award-winning New York Times reporter and author of the New York Times bestseller Happiness Is a Choice You Make…
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