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.

4 months ago

5 Ways That Connecting with Other People Keeps Us Strong and Positive in Our 60s

One of the things I’ve noticed about getting older is my tendency to try and keep things neat and predictable. I often long for a life that requires few changes and gives me plenty of time to control my own environment…

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4 months ago

3 Vital Keys to Unlocking Your Personal Freedom in Your 60s

When you think about freedom and ageing well, what pops into your mind? Is freedom an oxymoron or can you step into an even greater personal power in your 60s and beyond? I’ve noticed a pattern when it comes to…

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4 months ago

Uplift Your Spirit and Sing Your Way to Health and Joy in the Years Beyond 60

I think many of us harbor a secret dream about singing onstage with a rock band. I had this dream fulfilled when my choir director, Leah Hokanson, gave us the opportunity to sing with her backup band…

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4 months ago

Revisiting Playfulness: Do We Get Old When We Stop Playing?

The four Indonesian boys, all small but ranging in age from 12 to 14, led us along a tree-lined path. The fenceposts to either side of us as we left the island village were sprouting trees, a testament to the proliferating growth of these many islands…

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4 months ago

The Myth of Shame and Blame (VIDEO)

From a desire to be more active or engage in a healthy romantic relationship, to embarking on a new career or even starting a new business, many women over 60 have heard the doubts and felt the shame of what they can be, do…

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4 months ago

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

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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4 months ago

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

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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4 months ago

Learn to Feel Younger While Getting Older

Recently, Jane Fonda, aged 85, spoke of one of the essential aspects of ageing gracefully. What could it be, I wondered – staying healthy? Keeping moving? Having younger people around you? Actually, it was none of that.

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4 months ago

60 and Estranged? What You Need to Know About Happiness and 3 Keys to Personal Growth

Family estrangement for women in their 60s is more common than you think. More than 70 million people in the United States report experiencing estrangement from family members. For some, estrangement is a choice due to self-preservation…

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4 months ago

Need Balance in Your Life? Check Your Wellness Wheel!

To draw your wellness wheel start with six pages, each having one dimension at the top and a vertical line down the middle with Deposits on one side and Withdrawals on the other. Using the brief overviews below, list “deposits” supporting well-being…

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