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!

7 days ago

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?

I am a sucker for a before and after transformation. My dream job would be to flip houses! What is something that you would do if time, money and resources wasn’t an issue? I would be looking for that one diamond in the rough piece…

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2 weeks ago

Creativity in Retirement: A Myth or a Possibility?

Family gatherings are fascinating experiences. They can be wonderful moments of shared love and joy. They can also tip to the other extreme and result in conflict. But usually everyone makes up again and all ends well…

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2 weeks ago

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner

All through college and in my first writing job, my work horse was an old black Corona typewriter. Things were a little fancier at the corporate headquarters, where I clacked out copy on a state-of-the-art IBM Selectric…

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3 weeks ago

Isn’t It Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started

Ready to write a book? You’re not alone. You have a lifetime of ideas, experiences and stories to share. The challenge is where and how to begin. It can be daunting…

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3 weeks ago

Whodunit? Older Women Follow the Clues!

Sixty and Me has featured articles on the joys and health benefits of reading, and more specifically, bibliotherapy, the practice of reading fiction to improve one’s mental health. As an avid fan of the “cozy” mystery novel most of my life, I’ve just now realized…

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1 month ago

Do You Like a Good Mess? You May Be a Creative Genius!

I’ve often read of the connection between messiness and artists. There is apparently a direct correlation between disorganization and creative thought. More than one study has shown that creative types prefer chaos to order. Messy desks/work spaces promote thinking outside of the box…

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1 month ago

Discover the Courage to Write Poetry

Poetry is the voice of the soul, and poets help us see a slice of the world in a way we might not have previously observed. Poets highlight details to cast light on feelings, images, or events. Poetry helps offer insight into both the human psyche…

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1 month ago

Learning Another Language as a Sexagenarian, Not Easy!

I always wanted to learn another language. Why? The only reason I could surmise is my desire for learning. Also, I love a challenge, and what better way than conquering a new language? So, I have embarked on learning Spanish, a journey of agony and ecstasy.

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1 month ago

How Poetry Changed Since the Time We Went to School

When most of us were in grade school, we were mainly exposed to classical poets such as Chaucer and Shakespeare. Mixed in might have been some limerick poems…

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2 months ago

Reclaim Your Place as an Artist: Creative Thinking Is for Everyone

Creativity has always been a topic I love reading about, so it’s really no surprise that I stumbled on this quote by Pablo Picasso: “Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up…”

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