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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!

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free
4 years ago

9 Practical Tips on How to Self-Publish a Book for Free

My friend, Tom, published his book for free. I, unfortunately, did not. In this article, I’ll reveal how he did it as well as how much I spent to arrive at the same destination — published author. Read More

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration
4 years ago

How to Write a Book in 3-Months – with a Little Angelic Inspiration

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The truth is I never wanted to know anything about retirement. Keeping my head in the sand had always worked for me, but now I was panicking. I was 58 years old and I had never given the financial aspects of growing older a second thought. Read More

Why I’m Happy My Writing Group Critiques My Work
4 years ago

Why I’m Happy My Writing Group Critiques My Work

A lot of the good writing teachers don’t recommend participating in writing critique groups. The ones who do, often offer a list of rules about being in such a group. Read More

What Do Women Over 60 Want? Exploring Our Dreams, Hobbies and Fears
4 years ago

What Do Women Over 60 Want? Exploring Our Dreams, Hobbies and Fears

By  •  Lifestyle

Thank you to all of the wonderful Sixty and Me readers who took my survey about some of our hopes, fears and favorite things to do. It was a great way to learn more about this fantastic tribe! With over 160 of you responding, I am excited to share the results with you. Read More

How Starting a Blog in My 60s Impressed, Inspired and Baffled My Friends
4 years ago

How Starting a Blog in My 60s Impressed, Inspired and Baffled My Friends

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I am a great fan of the internet in all its many forms, aren’t you? I love Twitter for the chat and the arguments. I enjoy fashion and makeup selfies from people who look to be just out of their rompers. I am fascinated by all those life affirming mission statements. Read More

How to Use Your Daily Life to Inspire Your Creative Writing
4 years 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. Read More

How Quilt Patterns Reveal the Fabric of Our Lives
4 years ago

How Quilt Patterns Reveal the Fabric of Our Lives

Last weekend I decided to tackle my closet and get rid of old clothing that no longer fit or would never be worn again. Read More

“Graffiti Grandmas” Show that Hobbies for Women Over 50 Are Evolving
4 years ago

“Graffiti Grandmas” Show that Hobbies for Women Over 50 Are Evolving

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If you are feeling in a rut, or a bit lonely, one of the best cures is to try something new. Or, you might want to delve deeper into a creative outlet or hobby that you already have. Read More

6 Steps to Writing a Memory Book
4 years ago

6 Steps to Writing a Memory Book

For some, writing a memoir is a cathartic experience, where the struggle and triumph of life’s adversity is laid bare. Read More

Appreciating Nature’s Gifts, Plus My Thin Focaccia Recipe
4 years ago

Appreciating Nature’s Gifts, Plus My Thin Focaccia Recipe

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It’s the rainy season here in Costa Rica and it makes me think of comfort food. There’s only one small problem – it’s hot out! It might be raining, but, the temperature is still in the 80’s. Read More