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.

6 days ago

Top 10 Inspiring Tiny House Porch Ideas

I have always loved a good front porch (though I love a nice back porch as well). There is just nothing as enjoyable as starting the day sitting on my porch, sipping on a cup of coffee, and watching the sun fill the sky with the promises of another day…

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1 week ago

It’s Lavender Blooming Season in Provence!

Lavender, the “blue gold” of Provence! Did you know that from the end of June to the end of August, the summer months of Provence are the best time to experience the world of lavender? The fields are in full bloom starting in June and the air is perfumed…

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1 week ago

Positive Affirmations… Useful Or Not?

remember standing backstage when I was quite young, waiting to be called onstage for my first performance in a song festival. I may have been 12 or 13 years old. I was about to sing a song I loved from the musical The King and I, titled, “I Whistle a Happy Tune…

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2 weeks ago

The Power of Going Within

The process of life has a way of changing how we see ourselves. Women, in order to survive the journey, have to constantly adjust themselves, and often, in doing so, lose sight of who they really are. Most of us don’t come to this realization…

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2 weeks ago

What You Learn When You Trust Your Gut: Exploring The Power of Intuition

Many unexpected gifts come at midlife and beyond, and one of them is a deeper trust in ourselves. After all, we’ve been living in our bodies for a long time – who knows us better than we do? I believe intuition plays a part in our deeper trust…

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2 weeks ago

How to Feel Beautiful, Stylish and Resilient at 90

I am one of Iris Apfel’s 1.6 million Instagram followers. In a society that worships youth, and in which fashion models seems to grow younger all the time, 99-year-old Apfel is a breath of fresh air. The unconventional style icon’s fabulousness and ageless…

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3 weeks ago

Your Own Worst Enemy: Thinking “I Can’t!”

You applaud your friend Mary Jane’s exuberance as she describes her delight with her new-found hobby, tap-dancing. OK, she’ll never be Fred Astaire, but she’s thrilled at what she and her fellow tap students, not a one under 60, are accomplishing…

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3 weeks ago

Who Are the Heroines That Changed Your Life?

Superheroes don’t always wear capes. Neither do super heroines. Just after Mother’s Day, my virtual Women’s Circle CAFE group devoted an hour to talking about the heroines who changed our lives. And there wasn’t a cape to be found…

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4 weeks ago

The Three Pillars to Level up Your Purpose: The Wise Woman Creates with Life

If you are going to create a life with the personal purpose that inspires you and brings you meaning, you first need to believe it is possible. In my previous article, I shared that one of the key learnings you need to embrace is that you are enough at this moment…

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1 month ago

Instagram – The Most Surprising Place to Find Role Models

We all need role models throughout our lives. As we get older, role models can be even more important. Role models help us see our own potential. They can remind us that lots of older people are enjoying interesting, exciting, healthy lives…

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