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!

5 days ago

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

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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1 week 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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1 month ago

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

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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1 month ago

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

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…

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2 months ago

My Super-Secret Recipe to Have a Blast Releasing Your Inner Artist in Your 60s

Every Artist struggles with insecurity, and those of us who started making art in our 60s, suffer from it even more. Inner self-talk often includes thoughts like: Who am I to think I can be an Artist? What if people hate my work? Can I actually make…

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2 months ago

Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation

Do you want to write a memoir, but never find the time for such a big project? Or, are you not really used to writing? Do you grapple with the issue of not wanting to ruin any of your relationships, even after you are no longer alive?

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2 months ago

Embrace the Dance at Any Age: Contemplating the Wonders of All Forms of Dance

The great Bob Marley once said, “Forget your troubles and dance.” How simple yet so profound and true! When we immerse in music and dance, everything else seems to drift away and leave only the desire to sway to the rhythm…

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2 months ago

Are You Adventurous?

I’m certain the desire for adventure has been rooted deeply within me since childhood. This, coming from a person who equally craves a sense of safety and security! While the two may seem incompatible, in my experience they are not…

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2 months ago

Taking Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) to New Heights

Several years ago, I wrote an article on Sixty and Me on the benefits of Shinrin-Yoku, spending time in the forest for health and well-being. I thought of my forest experiences, then and now, when I heard about a recently developed forest project near where…

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2 months ago

Preparing to Scan Your Old Photo Collection? Get Ready to Spend Some 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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