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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!

6 Blissful Ways to Write During the New Year
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 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
2 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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Playing Games May Help Boomer Women to Avoid Depression
2 months ago

Playing Games May Help Boomer Women to Avoid Depression

Perhaps one benefit of being a boomer is longevity! We tend to live longer and healthier lives than our grandparents, and in many cases even our parents, did…
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Preparing to Scan Your Old Print Collection? Be Prepared to Invest Your Time
3 months ago

Preparing to Scan Your Old Print Collection? Be Prepared to Invest Your 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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Do You Think a Hobby of the Past Can Bring Light to Your 60-Something Self? Just Try It!
3 months ago

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

By  •  Lifestyle

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. Read More

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

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

By  •  Mindset

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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How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60
4 months ago

How Color Can Calm Your Mood and Create a More Positive Attitude to Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everything in our life changes as we age and start on the journey of our last chapter in life. We have to pay more attention to what we eat, our exercise, our daily life and even our thoughts. Read More