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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!

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife
3 weeks ago

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife

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Expressing our creativity becomes more common in midlife as we begin to exchange more stuff for deeper experiences. We finally have the time to pursue a creative project. Creative expression can be a path of self-discovery that provides…
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Sewing for Yourself 101
3 weeks ago

Sewing for Yourself 101

Have you ever sewn yourself a garment? I’m sure that you at least know the basics of sewing. It was only in recent years that sewing (“home economics”) was no longer taught in public school. Sadly, this seems like a dead art…
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4 Ways Music Feeds Our Spirit in Tough Times
3 weeks 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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8 Ways That Learning to Sing Can Light Up Your Life!
1 month 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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How to Keep Your Poinsettia Looking Its Best Through the Holidays
1 month ago

How to Keep Your Poinsettia Looking Its Best Through the Holidays

Poinsettias are a favorite holiday plant to give and receive, but they can present a bit of a challenge – and perhaps some frustration – as you watch this beautiful plant decline each day. If it makes you feel any better, you are not alone…
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Creating Tangible Memories: Make a Photo Album in 5 Simple Steps
1 month ago

Creating Tangible Memories: Make a Photo Album in 5 Simple Steps

In this digital day and age, we seem to be printing fewer and fewer photos because they are ‘safely’ tucked away on our computers. I think that’s a pity because there’s nothing like the tactile experience of holding a photo in our hands…
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A Photo Book Idea to Preserve Your Home Memories
2 months 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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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters
2 months ago

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

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Do you have a knitter in your life? Are you a knitter yourself? Knitting is a very popular hobby and is gaining a notable following. It once was thought of as a “grandma passtime,” but now younger generations are getting in on the trend…
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Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement
2 months ago

Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement

It was George Bernard Shaw who said “Youth is wasted on the young.” I sometimes remind my young adult sons about this when they are getting uppity. This amusing quote, like all good quotes, has more than a grain of truth to it…
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The Joy of Homemade Gifts and Cards
2 months ago

The Joy of Homemade Gifts and Cards

As the pandemic surges and we are faced with extended hours of isolation from friends and family, where holiday travel is limited, and a general mood of stress is heightened, we rely on other forms of communication…
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