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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.

7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own
1 day ago

7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own

There are hundreds of articles and books that will tell you how to cope with turning 60. Trust me – I know how hard this can be. I stayed 59 for several years before deciding to accept my aging body and embrace my true self. Read More

What Is It Worth to Live Your One, Precious, and Magnificent Life to the Fullest at 60 and Beyond?
2 days ago

What Is It Worth to Live Your One, Precious, and Magnificent Life to the Fullest at 60 and Beyond?

By  •  Mindset

My dear friend Melissa sighed heavily. I could envision her face, framed by a touch of silver, her hair having finally been allowed to go all grey. It looks terrific. I’m not there yet – but getting close…
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10 Autumn Aspirations to Help You Get More from Life After 60
4 days ago

10 Autumn Aspirations to Help You Get More from Life After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

So it’s Autumn, season of mists and something somethings, as the poet says. (No, he doesn’t but that’s the best I can do).

It is therefore time for this creaky post 60 writer to think about drawing up my list of new year resolutions. Read More

Surprised by Age: Taking Off the Invisibility Cloak Is Not as Easy When You Reach 60
7 days ago

Surprised by Age: Taking Off the Invisibility Cloak Is Not as Easy When You Reach 60

By  •  Mindset

Why is it that, as we age, we are constantly being told what we should or should not be doing? “You are too old to be doing that” permeates our lives on a daily basis, especially if you are over 65…
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5 Ways “Coming Back” to Yourself Can Improve Your Life After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Ways “Coming Back” to Yourself Can Improve Your Life After 60

When you’ve lived as long as I have, you have figured out a few tricks that you can pull out of your pocket on a tough day. Whether it’s getting some rest, taking a walk, talking to a close friend or just having some time to yourself, the key is really re-setting one’s self. Read More

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