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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.

Do You Know How to Bloom Where You’re Planted? These 7 Steps Will Get You on the Right Track!
3 days ago

Do You Know How to Bloom Where You’re Planted? These 7 Steps Will Get You on the Right Track!

As life goes on over time, we change; everyone does. Sometimes we drift off course, caught up in a tide of circumstances that turn our world into something different than we anticipated. It happens, often, and the women I know are experiencing…
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Happy National Poetry Month: The Healing Power of Poetry
2 weeks ago

Happy National Poetry Month: The Healing Power of Poetry

By  •  Lifestyle

When I was six years old, at sleepaway camp, I wrote my first poem and sent it to my parents in a letter. I was extremely homesick, so writing those words helped me express and release those feelings. The form of my poem was different from those…
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Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?
2 weeks ago

Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a human survival kit in your possession? The kit would answer the most important questions about your life. How will your life end? Will you find love? Will you be fulfilled emotionally and psychologically?
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The Tiny Little Habit Changes That Can Affect Your Entire Routine
2 weeks ago

The Tiny Little Habit Changes That Can Affect Your Entire Routine

By  •  Lifestyle

Charles Duhigg, in his book, The Power of Habit,describes a subset of habits that he refers to as Keystone Habits. These are habits that, when incorporated into our daily routine, have a domino effect on most if not all other areas of our lives…
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Self-Compassion and The Art of Success
3 weeks ago

Self-Compassion and The Art of Success

Self-compassion. An odd term, perhaps, but a necessary one. We are too often willing to show compassion for others, but reluctant to express the same compassion for ourselves. We readily confuse self-compassion with a “woe is me” attitude, license to indulge…
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On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life
3 weeks ago

On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life

By  •  Mindset

The ability to be thankful for life’s ugliness as much as for what uplifts us is one lesson that I learned from certain characters which came to life via the talented imagination of Larry McMurtry. The author rode into his own Western sunset this past week at 84…
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Is Over 60 Too Late to Get Your Master’s Degree?
1 month ago

Is Over 60 Too Late to Get Your Master’s Degree?

We all have our “someday” goals, and as the years march on and we close in on the expiration date of someday, we often let those ambitions fade away. So when a friend in her 60s received her master’s degree…
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How to Silence That Pesky Inner Critic in the Mirror
1 month ago

How to Silence That Pesky Inner Critic in the Mirror

Who is that sharp tongued harpy, and why is she in my head? I certainly didn’t invite her to join me, but she showed up around a decade ago and has overstayed her welcome for sure. I would guess most women have a version of her lurking…
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Begin a Challenge with the End in Mind
1 month ago

Begin a Challenge with the End in Mind

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you realize that most of us think with the end in mind? Remember when you began and completed a recent project? It could have been reorganizing your kitchen cupboards, finishing a quilt, or cleaning the house…
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Want to Live Without Regrets? Bring Your Focus Into the Present
1 month ago

Want to Live Without Regrets? Bring Your Focus Into the Present

I am not one for saying, “I wish I would have…” The decisions that I made through the years, good and bad, made me the person I am today and, in general, I am pretty satisfied with that person. Oh, there are certainly things that I wonder…
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