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.

3 days ago

Don’t Wait for the Perfect Moment – Make Your Moments Perfect

The older I get, the more I believe the adage “happiness is an inside job.” Life doesn’t seem to generously dish up the thrills and emotional highs it once did when I was part of a greater social scene and professional community. And in talking with my woman friends…

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4 days ago

5 Ways to Reconnect with Your Most Authentic Self at 60 and Beyond

When I was growing up, I was told that women over 40 should keep their hair short and wear sensible clothing that was appropriate for a mature woman. The idea was that it wasn’t “proper” to draw attention to yourself and that you needed to act your age…

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5 days ago

How to Create Healthy Boundaries, so Your Needs are Met

In our 60s, attending to our needs and improving our relationships is more important than ever before. Time is of the essence, but making the most of our time takes practice. One way to enrich our lives is by applying boundaries to accommodate…

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5 days ago

How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in Your 60s

Do you ever feel like the Universe or other people are out to get you? Interestingly, the greatest enemy you’ll ever face is staring back at you in the mirror. It knows all your tricks and how to push your buttons. Maybe you sabotage yourself in ways…

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6 days ago

The Power of Using Female Body Part Words – One Woman’s Reflections

You just don’t hear the word very often and it sounds, well, too strong, too technical or perhaps too much ‘off colour’. Is the word ‘vulva’ seen as vulgar because it starts with the same three letters? What if, instead, we associated it with a Swedish car?

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1 week ago

Securing Your Legacy: 3 Ways to Have an Impact After You’re Gone

As a former non-profit director, I used to help raise money for teaching and learning. One of our most successful fund-raising campaigns was a donor wall. Those who contributed a certain amount would forever have their names inscribed on a beautiful wall…

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1 week ago

Sixty and Me Community Survey Results

Community is at the heart of Sixty and Me and as such, we want to ensure that we are covering the topics and questions that our community wants. We had a fantastic response to our last community feedback survey, with some excellent ideas for future blog…

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3 weeks ago

The Only Thing We Are Too Old to Do After 50

As I’m working with women over 50 who are looking to redefine in some way, I’m often met with a version of the question, “Am I too old to _____.” It typically is phrased something like, “I’m _____ (insert age here). Do you think this would be a good time…

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3 weeks ago

Risks Worth Taking Require Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone While Honoring Your Authentic Self

If you want to accomplish your life goals, experience success in your endeavors, and enjoy a life worth living, you must be willing to step outside your comfort zone. Browse the subject online, and you will find plenty of resources on the value…

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4 weeks ago

“Back to School” Season is Not Just for Kids… Why Older Adults Are Also Embracing Education Again

Summer’s not nearly over and we’re bombarded with back-to-school ads. It’s an exciting time for school kids – time for new clothes and supplies, for moving up to the next grade and reconnecting with friends. One thing I miss about formal…

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