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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

Preparing to Scan Your Old Print Collection? Be Prepared to Invest Your Time
4 weeks ago

Preparing to Scan Your Old Print Collection? Be Prepared to Invest Your Time

People ask me all the time about the best way to scan their old prints. If you have taken on the role of family photo historian, you will need to do some scanning at some point. You may still have boxes of loose prints…
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Do You Think a Hobby of the Past Can Bring Light to Your 60-Something Self? Just Try It!
4 weeks ago

Do You Think a Hobby of the Past Can Bring Light to Your 60-Something Self? Just Try It!

By  •  Lifestyle

For me, it all started when a stranger walked into a craft shop…

I always thought the old saying about entering your second childhood was a load of nonsense. Now it has taken on a totally different meaning to me. Read More

How to Find Your Writer’s Voice After 6 Decades of Living Abundantly
1 month ago

How to Find Your Writer’s Voice After 6 Decades of Living Abundantly

By  •  Mindset

We’re all storytellers. Was there a time years ago when you did a lot of writing or dreamed about being a writer? Perhaps people have told you that you should write a book. Maybe you want to share a family story or secret…
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How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
2 months ago

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts. Read More

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life
2 months ago

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life

By  •  Lifestyle

Many women I talk to say that creativity and self-expression is something they cannot live without, and that perhaps it has become even more important in their life as they age. How do you express yourself? And how do you incorporate creativity in your daily life? Read More

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50
3 months ago

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50

When you think of a “typical” music student, you might picture a 7-year-old girl, sitting nervously in front of a piano, her tiny fingers resting lightly on the keys. Several decades ago, you may have even been that little girl…
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The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost
3 months ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you remember how years before the advent of the Internet we used to write old-fashioned letters to one another that we stamped and mailed? Maybe we even got creative and sealed the letter with special sealing wax…
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How to Avoid Lazy Eating as a Single Older Woman
4 months ago

How to Avoid Lazy Eating as a Single Older Woman

In a world of endless options, especially when it comes to food, it’s easy for single Boomer women to default to going to restaurants all the time, grabbing take out, or even (gasp!) driving through for fast food come mealtime…
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Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!
4 months ago

Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!

Have you thought about growing your own garden? There are no excuses such as space or soil. If you have even a small patio, you can grow many veggies and herbs in pots. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
5 months ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

By  •  Family

There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More