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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.

I Choose Me! Becoming Your Own Best Advocate in the Years After 60
3 months ago

I Choose Me! Becoming Your Own Best Advocate in the Years After 60

By  •  Mindset

Being the product of an abusive father, I grew up a people pleaser. By constantly trying to please him, I learned to survive. In doing so, for years I kept lying to my inner self. We all know we should never lie to ourselves…
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Changing Habits After 60 – Now That’s Scary! Do You Know How to Bring Joy to the Process of Change?
3 months ago

Changing Habits After 60 – Now That’s Scary! Do You Know How to Bring Joy to the Process of Change?

By  •  Mindset

In past blogs I’ve written about the recognizable pattern to behavior change including five stages: pre-contemplation (I’m not even thinking about changing a behavior)…

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How to Strip Off the Barnacles: Strategies for Freeing Yourself as You Evolve
3 months ago

How to Strip Off the Barnacles: Strategies for Freeing Yourself as You Evolve

By  •  Mindset

“How do you identify the barnacles and how do you strip them off?” A kind reader posed this question at the bottom of a recent article of mine on Sixty and Me. I was writing about my friend Terri Ducay…
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How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?
3 months ago

How Important Is Quiet (Introversion) in Today’s Noisy World?

I recently came across a cartoon in an email that made me laugh out loud. But it wasn’t a standard punch line or funny character or comment that triggered my laughter. I was laughing…
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Discard Negative Thoughts that Sabotage Your Life – Embrace a Positive Mindset Instead!
4 months ago

Discard Negative Thoughts that Sabotage Your Life – Embrace a Positive Mindset Instead!

By  •  Mindset

The dictionary defines sabotage as an attempt to deliberately destroy, damage, or otherwise obstruct something. When we sabotage ourselves, it’s often sneaky and can go virtually un-detected until we realize…
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5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond
4 months ago

5 Secrets to Living Happily Ever After in Your 60s, 70s and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

Secrets are tantalizing. And to think I finally cracked the code on the secret to living happily ever after. Read More

4 Keys to Happiness: How to Find Your Purpose in Life After 60
4 months ago

4 Keys to Happiness: How to Find Your Purpose in Life After 60

Life doesn’t have to be bleak, daunting, and depressing for those of us who are over 60. Filling our days with happiness and purpose makes life a bit more exciting as we grow older. After all, every single person on Earth has a singular purpose. Discovering it will lead to a longer, happier, and healthier life. Read More

Are You Willing to Take More Risks to Find True Happiness?
4 months ago

Are You Willing to Take More Risks to Find True Happiness?

Over the course of our lives, we are taught many lessons. We learn that some people can’t be trusted. Most of us discover, the hard way, that life isn’t “fair.” We learn that most black and white issues are actually colored by rainbows of complexity. Unfortunately, many of us respond to these “lessons” by becoming more cautious and risk-averse. Read More

How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60
4 months ago

How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Once, a friend of mine asked me, “What are you giving up for Lent?” And although I’m not Catholic, I liked the idea of giving up something that doesn’t fit with who I want to be, so I had a ready answer for her. Read More

Claim the Best You at 60 with These 6 Relaxation Techniques
4 months ago

Claim the Best You at 60 with These 6 Relaxation Techniques

You have probably found that after reaching 60 you have a little more time to do things you have always wanted to do but never got around to pursuing. Many of us have more time for family, friends, hobbies, travel, and other pleasures. Read More