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.

7 years ago

How to Find Happiness, Purpose and Meaning After 60

For most of our lives, we are pulled along by the tides of circumstance. Like small ships on a rocky ocean, we roll from one experience to the next, gaining momentum, but, ultimately finding ourselves at the mercy of the world around us. Read More

7 years ago

Money Really Can Buy Happiness – You’re Just Shopping In The Wrong Places

I once heard a quote, “People that say that money can’t buy happiness must be going to the wrong shops.” Well, according to science, whoever said this was right – but, not for the reasons that they probably meant. Read More

7 years ago

5 Life-Destroying Lies We Tell Ourselves After 60

Women over 60 have lived complicated lives. By the time we reach our 60th birthday, we have our share of battle scars. Some of us have lost someone close to us. All of us have, in one way or another, battled discrimination and stereotypes. Throughout our lives, we have faced questions of body-image. Now, as we enter our 60s, we have a choice to make. Will we allow our negative self-talk to prevent us from living our dreams? Or, will we take control and replace our doubts with positive emotions and a desire to get the most from life after 60?

Here are 5 of the most common negative statements that women make to themselves, consciously or unconsciously and, more importantly, what we can do about them. Read More

7 years ago

Go Ahead and Giggle! Laughter Might Be the Best Medicine After All

Positivity is my mantra. I always try to put an optimistic spin on things. After all, for the most part, what goes on in the world is outside of our immediate control. Read More

7 years ago

Is Your Fear of Getting Hurt Preventing You from Living Your Dreams After 60?

Women over 60 are a resilient lot. We’ve had to be. Throughout our lives we have battled discrimination in the workplace and crayons on the walls at home. We have loved and lost. We have followed our dreams and encountered more than our fair share of nightmares. Now, as we reach our 60s, despite our natural resiliency some of us feel a bit battered and bruised by life. Read More

7 years ago

Filling Your Life with Positive People is a Key to Happiness After 60

So much of our life is spent trying to please other people. While some women are able to find the strength to truly be themselves at every stage in their lives, the majority of us feel compelled to care what other people think along the way.

But, regardless of how we got here, the good news is that, now that we are in our 60s, we all have the opportunity to be who we really are. Read More

7 years ago

The Importance of Fighting for Your Happiness After 60

By the time we reach our 60s, most of us have made our share of sacrifices. We have relocated to support our husband’s careers, put our dreams on hold for our children and supported our communities at our own expense.

I’m not saying that any of these actions are wrong – far from it! I’m simply saying that most of us have made a habit of putting others before ourselves. Read More

7 years ago

Meryl Streep Knows that Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Every day, it seems like another famous actor, musician or sports star declares bankruptcy. A few of the most famous examples include Kim Basinger, Billy Joel and Nicolas Cage. More recently, famous rapper, 50 cent, threw in the towel and admitted that his debts had become too much to handle. Read More

7 years ago

This Could be Your Last Chance to Find Happiness – Don’t Miss it!

Do you every feel like you are chasing happiness? How many times have you said, “When I get _______ I’ll finally be able to do ______?” Or, “If only _____ would happen, I could finally be happy!” This kind of thinking comes so naturally to us that we barely even notice it. Unfortunately, natural as it may be, this kind of thinking also prevents us from being happy in the present. Read More

7 years ago

Want a Happier Life After 60? Eliminate These Negative Thoughts

Many women are struggling to find happiness in life after 60. On the surface, you might think that our inability to be happy comes from our complex lives. After all, many of us have experienced divorces and deaths in the family. Some have lost parents and watched their children grow up and move away. Others have experienced health challenges of one kind of another. But, despite the fact that we share similar challenges, some of us are much happier than others. The question is, why? Read More