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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!

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist
2 days ago

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist

About 10 years ago, I found myself in an extremely stressful work situation that I hoped would improve, and I tried to keep a positive attitude. The highlight of my day was my morning subway ride, as I people-watched and listened to music…
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How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s
4 days ago

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. Read More

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals
2 weeks ago

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals

If you’re looking to make a career change in your 60s, then it can help to start by considering what you’re passionate about. For an animal lover, getting to spend all day hanging out with a bunch of furry friends…
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Worry Too Much? How My Experience with Journaling Really Helped
3 weeks ago

Worry Too Much? How My Experience with Journaling Really Helped

By  •  Lifestyle

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…
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How Crafting Opens the Door to Creativity – No It’s Not Too Late to Begin at 60!
4 weeks 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…
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6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year
2 months ago

6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year

By  •  Lifestyle

We are about to embark on a new decade, and for most of us, this marks our sixth or seventh decade on the Earth. With a new decade, we can choose to make intentions for new beginnings…
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Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife
2 months ago

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife

By  •  Lifestyle

This is the first in a series of articles about Creativity as a Path to Reinvention. It is my hope that these stories will inspire you to find your creative string and use it from this point on…
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Let’s Make Better Pictures This Holiday Season
2 months ago

Let’s Make Better Pictures This Holiday Season

Taking better pictures isn’t just about learning some neat tips and tricks to improve your skills. It’s also about being inspired to take better photos. As a photo instructor, my job is to do both: I show my students how to work their cameras better…
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Lifelong Learning: 5 Reasons Why Sewing Is a Good Skill to Have After 60
3 months ago

Lifelong Learning: 5 Reasons Why Sewing Is a Good Skill to Have After 60

Ever since home sewing machines came to be, they have been a helpful asset and a reliable partner of capable housewives who either had some spare time for a hobby, or more likely had to dress their entire households with a fairly small budget…
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I May Be 60+ but I’m Not Too Old for These 5 Things
3 months ago

I May Be 60+ but I’m Not Too Old for These 5 Things

Do you ever assume that you will be too old for something? Occasionally, I find that I have subconsciously decided that I might, some day, be too old for this or that…
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