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!

1 week ago

How Crafting Opens the Door to Creativity – No It’s Not Too Late to Begin at 60!

When I was young, I couldn’t draw so I didn’t consider myself “artistic.” Now that I’m over 60, I know there are many ways one can express oneself creatively. Yet overcoming the idea that I was a no-talent presented a high hurdle – especially since…

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1 week ago

Worry Too Much? How My Experience with Journaling Really Helped

As he leaned against the door of a New York City subway train, my adult son fainted. Like a giant redwood tree, he toppled over, his head crashing against the edge of a hard plastic seat. Out cold, he lay on the filthy floor, blood gushing from his eye…

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2 weeks ago

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. Grow a few of your favorite herbs on a sunny windowsill or under artificial lights. Start with a few of the herbs you commonly include in your favorite recipes and those that are easy to grow…

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4 weeks ago

8 Ways That Learning to Sing Can Light Up Your Life!

Many, perhaps most of us, are moved to sing. I know this from my numerous years of giving concerts. Often, I hear from audience members that they had “always wanted to sing.” “I don’t have a good voice, but I really…

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4 weeks ago

5 Super Helpful Tips for Photographing Your Grandkids

Photographing children is one of the more challenging topics in learning photography. But you’re in luck. Children are one of my favourite subjects to photograph, and so I have a lot of experience. That’s why I’d love to share a few tips…

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4 weeks ago

A Photo Book Idea to Preserve Your Home Memories

Even before the pandemic kept us stuck at home searching for new hobbies, an entire industry was mushrooming to help people create a modern version of the beloved photo album. From Shutterfly and Mixbook to Walgreen’s…

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1 month ago

A Healthy Dose of Distraction

This era of our life can be hard. We try to be positive and look for the best in every day but sometimes we just need to admit we’re struggling. This week, I lost a friend, then spent several days in bed with a bug. It was the perfect formula for slipping…

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1 month ago

4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times

I’ve played piano to entertain myself since I was a kid. Until my 60s, I didn’t realize how good it is for my mind. When I found out reading and playing music staves off memory deterioration, I was all in. Alzheimer’s Disease lurks in my family tree…

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1 month ago

10 Places to Look for Scholarships for Women Over 50

Many older women would love to go back to school but are held back by the potential cost. Fortunately, it is still possible to find scholarships for women over 50. I hope that these resources help you to make all of your educational dreams…

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1 month ago

3 Tips for Staying Positive Despite the Restrictions

I want to share three quick tips with you to help you stay positive over the coming months. Whether you are in lockdown, concerned about the possibility of future restrictions, or just missing family or friends that you can’t see in person…

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