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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.

7 years ago

5 Ways to Simplify and Focus on What is Important

In 2002, my husband asked me to meet him for lunch. It wasn’t our custom to meet for lunch and especially not at a nice restaurant. I should have known he was up to something! Read More

7 years ago

Don’t Jinx It – Stop Waiting for Something Bad to Happen

I have a good life – a great life, really. I experience the normal ups and downs, but in general, I am happy and healthy. My husband and I have had some great changes in our lives lately, and even my family and friends seem to be in good places. Thank goodness! Read More

7 years ago

Learning to Say “No” is Especially Important After 60

Do you say “yes” to every invitation? Do you find yourself stressed and then realizing that you created that stress by over-scheduling yourself?

My type-A personality tends to cringe at the idea of unscheduled time. Even in my mid-60’s I am still very goal oriented. Read More

7 years ago

What a Life-Changing Illness Taught Me About the Importance of Slowing Down

I come from a long line of busy people. Both my parents worked extremely hard to provide for our family. The first 40 years of my life I embraced their hard work ethic, but after my father’s untimely death in 1995, I took the decision to leave my busy natural medicines practice in Scotland behind and move to the home of my ancestors in Donegal, Ireland. I have never regretted this decision. Read More

7 years ago

Changing the Way You Think with Positive Affirmations

Saying daily positive affirmations, out loud, is a very effective way to live on purpose. Having true, positive statements you say about and to yourself is rewarding, energizing and focusing, and can change the way you think. Read More

7 years ago

Luxurious Food Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive

There is something very special about a meal that is prepared with care, passion and even love. From 5-star cuisine at a fancy restaurant to a home-cooked meal, luxurious food brings us together. Fortunately, as Elizabeth Dunkel points out in her latest article for Sixty and Me, fine dining doesn’t have to cost a fortune. I hope that you find today’s tips useful. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

7 years ago

Success and Happiness Come from Setting these 3 Kinds of Goals

When I was growing up, no-one really took the time to teach me about goal setting. Read More

7 years ago

Are Your Self-Centered Goals Making You Unhappy?

Have you ever noticed how everything in the modern world encourages us to be self-centered? Read More

7 years ago

How to Uncover the Secret to Happiness After 50

As we continue this new chapter in our lives, redefining who we want to be after 50, I often hear a common question.

“How can I be happy?”

This million-dollar question seems to be on everybody’s minds. Read More

7 years ago

3 Unexpected Tips for Finding Happiness After 60 from Best-Selling Author, Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on the topic of happiness.

In my conversation with Gretchen, we discuss how happiness is a dynamic activity that requires constant effort. We also discuss how to find happiness, even in difficult times, and the transformative effect that positivity can have on our lives.
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