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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 to Find Your Voice by Telling Stories After 60 (And Be Heard!)
2 days ago

How to Find Your Voice by Telling Stories After 60 (And Be Heard!)

By  •  Mindset

For most of us, if we were heard in our past, it was within limits. More often than not, our generation of women let men do the talking. We worked hard behind the scenes, and consciously or unconsciously…
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Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!
5 days ago

Slowing Down is Dying Slowly: Embrace Movement in Retirement and Live!

By  •  Mindset

They say that life in retirement is all about “taking is easy.” They say that we are stuck in our ways, resistant to change and a drain on society.  They say that we are destined for loneliness and social isolation, disease and despair. Read More

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things
4 weeks ago

5 Reasons All Women Over 60 Should Love Trying New Things

I’m 63, having a blast with my new “career” and I feel really good about what I’m doing. Three years ago I retired from the “day job” and haven’t looked back. Read More

#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion
4 weeks ago

#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion

By  •  Mindset

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Do you do it because you “have” to, as in, it’s what one does, or is it because you can’t wait to return to something you absolutely love to do? Read More

Mastering Resilience as We Age: 7 Mindful Tools to Help Us Conquer the Tough Times
4 weeks ago

Mastering Resilience as We Age: 7 Mindful Tools to Help Us Conquer the Tough Times

Does aging enhance or diminish our resilience? The dictionary definition of resilience goes something like this: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness; the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape…

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The Power of Resilience After 60: Advice from a Cancer Survivor and Model-Turned-Author
1 month ago

The Power of Resilience After 60: Advice from a Cancer Survivor and Model-Turned-Author

Resilience is an incredible skill that every woman should endeavor to acquire. It’s the key to having a good life. My guest today is a woman who knows so much about the power of resilience – Valerie Ramsey…
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Feeling Sorry for Yourself? 8 Gentle Ways to Melt That Horrible Feeling Away
1 month ago

Feeling Sorry for Yourself? 8 Gentle Ways to Melt That Horrible Feeling Away

It was the Fourth of July. I had recently moved to the U.S., after 25 years of living abroad, and knew not one soul in the city. From the window of my high-rise flat, I could see the city was jubilant…
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Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement
1 month ago

Why Having a Sense of Purpose is So Important in Retirement

Do you do something that fills you with satisfaction and meaning? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment because what you do aligns with who you are? Or, are you in a quandary to discover how to contribute your expertise and good heart in the world? Read More

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead
1 month ago

Where Will You Go Today? There Is Still So Much Life Ahead

By  •  Mindset

Last year, I was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at a youth hostel. Tucked away upstairs, in my own spare private room, I pondered this past year. Read More

How to Beat the Doldrums in Your 60s: 6 Ideas to Bring Back Your Mojo
1 month ago

How to Beat the Doldrums in Your 60s: 6 Ideas to Bring Back Your Mojo

We all have good days and bad days in this life, regardless of our circumstances. Hopefully though, by the time we reach our 60s, the good days far outweigh the bad. That said, none of us is immune to the doldrums…
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