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!

6 days ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

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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1 month ago

How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails

Wandering along a gently flowing creek on a warm summer day has been a favorite outing most of my life. I’ve never felt the urge to venture out on backpacking or backcountry excursions, but a day hike up into the hills…

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1 month ago

Small Meals are Special! Why I Love Cooking for One or Two People

Sometimes cooking for one or two seems like a real bother. Many of us have been cooking for four or more people our whole lives. So to cook for just ourselves sometimes is, well, not fun. Take heart, and I am talking literally about our hearts…

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1 month ago

The Old Game Artists and Creative People Play and 5 Steps to Help You Stop

Are you a creative person? Is making art a daily or regular thing you need to do? Heck, are you making a living partly or completely from art? If you are, then you have played this game many times. Maybe you are very good at it or starting out as a newbie…

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2 months ago

How to Use Your Daily Life to Inspire Your Creative Writing

In my previous articles, I’ve shared how you can create a writing life in your sixties and beyond. My intention now is to inspire you by providing some starting points for deciding what to write. Are you wondering how to begin? Are you asking yourself…

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2 months ago

Does Creativity Decline as You Age? (Hint: Not a Chance)

Lately, with all the extra time and space provided by social distancing, it’s a good thing if you’ve been ruminating over questions like: What’s my plan for the next couple decades?

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2 months ago

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

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. Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes…

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2 months ago

The Post-Menopausal Artist – Never Too Late to Start Doing Something You Love

I think of myself as a “post-menopausal artist.” I was a little over 60 when I surprised myself and started painting. I walked into an art supplies store and bought some acrylic paint, paper, and brushes…

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2 months ago

Discovering the Power of Words in 4 Generations of Women

I’m pretty psyched. I completed what turned out to be the fourth or even fifth, actually more likely the fifteenth, set of revisions on my book. It has been a three-year project, and I have my community to thank for this feat…

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2 months ago

Prepare for a Foreign Vacation by Learning the Language

How does the idea of a road trip or a vacation sound to you right now? Pretty good, I would venture to guess. In every vacation, we take two pleasure trips. One is the trip itself. The other is the anticipation of the experience – the planning…

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