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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.

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All
5 months ago

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All

By  •  Mindset

Having been in a bad marriage for more than 30 years, I thought I was the biggest loser on the planet. I felt I was certainly not attractive and unappealing. I was overweight. I was not good at making money, but I was good at spending them. I wasn’t sexy at all and had zero sex appeal. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
5 months ago

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain

“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!” Read More

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself
5 months ago

Want to Find Happiness in Life After 60? Stop Blaming the World and Start Helping Yourself

When it comes to life after 60, happiness and positivity are often hard to find. It’s easy to look to external sources of our problems. We might blame someone else for our financial difficulties. Or, we may curse our “bad luck” for having to deal with an illness, divorce or other challenging situation. Read More

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?
6 months ago

Want to Be More Positive? Why Not Go on a Negative Information Diet?

If you want to be more positive, you should watch what you watch. That’s the simple the conclusion that I came to after spending 100s of hours researching happiness. Read More

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!
6 months ago

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!

By  •  Mindset

Happiness is more than a feel-good emotion. Happiness, science is discovering, is actually surprisingly beneficial to our health and longevity. Read More

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?
6 months ago

What Does Your Happiness Soundtrack Sound Like?

Music is one of the most powerful human creations. Throughout the ages, it has inspired soldiers to valor and moved audiences to tears. But, have you ever thought about the important role that music can play in bringing you happiness?  Read More

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?
6 months ago

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?

By  •  Mindset

Long ago and far away – back when I was still an academic – I once took a long drive home from a conference with a colleague. Read More

Mastering the Delicate Art of Knowing When to Let Go
6 months ago

Mastering the Delicate Art of Knowing When to Let Go

By  •  Mindset

Learning when to let go is one of life’s most important lessons. Whether we’re leaving a loved one or they are leaving us, there comes a time to make a choice that demonstrates who we are and what we value, regardless of what other people may think. Read More

Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60
6 months ago

Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

The stories of our lives are based on our everyday experiences, but, writing an autobiography that fairly represents our accomplishments is up to us. We decide how to interpret what we have done and what has happened to us. Read More

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life
6 months ago

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Like most Americans over the age of 60, a compact magazine called the Reader’s Digest arrived every week when I was growing up. Although it is still in existence, I haven’t read it for many years. Have you? Read More