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Inspiration

Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get more from life after 60. Let’s explore the lives and stories of inspirational women who have changed the world.

How Your Response to Coronavirus Can Make You a Better Person
2 days ago

How Your Response to Coronavirus Can Make You a Better Person

The Coronavirus has changed all our lives. Whether this means canceling a trip, traveling less, working from home, or not visiting family members, its effect is profound…
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How to Stay Busy and Useful, While Sheltering in Place During Coronavirus Quarantine
6 days ago

How to Stay Busy and Useful, While Sheltering in Place During Coronavirus Quarantine

Several counties in the San Francisco Bay Area have already announced a mandatory shelter-in-place requirement. They said all non-essential businesses would have to be closed…
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Try Looking at Your Life Differently!
1 week ago

Try Looking at Your Life Differently!

By  •  Mindset

If you practice yoga, you might be familiar with the positions called inversions that flip our bodies head down and feet up. Mentally, these positions can encourage us to turn our beliefs upside down and try an entirely fresh perspective…
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The Art of Giving a Eulogy – Share the Best Stories and Get Personal About It
2 weeks ago

The Art of Giving a Eulogy – Share the Best Stories and Get Personal About It

Over my long career as a funeral director I’ve heard more than my fair share of eulogies. In a sense, eulogies are like taking a scenic drive through a life…
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How Creativity Helped This Amazing Woman to Move from Illness to Wellness
2 weeks ago

How Creativity Helped This Amazing Woman to Move from Illness to Wellness

By  •  Lifestyle

Guests who stay at La Belle Vie B & B and Wellness Studio often say they never want to leave. I’m not surprised after chatting with their hostess, Josée Velsen, who exudes warmth…
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Trivial Daily Nuisances: How Difficult Can It Be to Buy a New Mop?
2 weeks ago

Trivial Daily Nuisances: How Difficult Can It Be to Buy a New Mop?

How often do you have one of ‘those days’ when things just seem to go very wrong? I am not talking about days of virus epidemics or when you find out that you…
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Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?
3 weeks ago

Do You Feel Too Old to Follow Your Bliss?

A friend asked me a question the other day: “This writing thing of yours; is it a hobby or do you see it as a profession?”

Even after I’d given him my answer, I chewed on the question for a while. It didn’t really matter what my answer was – encore career or a hobby. For me, the more important truth was this:

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Celebrating Our Role Models on International Women’s Day
4 weeks ago

Celebrating Our Role Models on International Women’s Day

By  •  Mindset

International Women’s Day is on Sunday, March 8, and it’s a great time to not only honor and celebrate those women who came before us, but also those who continue to inspire us on our life journeys…
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How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Your Own Home: Luxe Looks on a Budget
4 weeks ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Your Own Home: Luxe Looks on a Budget

I was going to title this piece, “How to Decorate Like a Millionaire,” but of course, there’s no one way a millionaire decorates! Look through the upscale shelter mags and I bet you’ll comment on the questionable taste in some of the most expensive homes featured. Read More

10 Ways to Dare to Live a Wholehearted and Authentic Life After 60
4 weeks ago

10 Ways to Dare to Live a Wholehearted and Authentic Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Did you or didn’t you make New Year’s resolutions last year? Studies show there are those who go through the process year after year. Inevitably, disappointment follows. Read More