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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.

2 months ago

Do You Need to Live Like a Mature Woman After 60?

When I was in my 30s, an older friend told me that I hadn’t suffered enough to really be compassionate and understanding with someone else. At the time, that comment hurt, but now, decades later, I understand what she meant…

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2 months ago

Reputation: Looking After One of Our Most Valuable Assets

When we met up for our regular walk, coffee and pastry, it seemed my friend Doug wasn’t his usual relaxed, nonchalant self. So I asked how it felt to be back in his top-to-bottom newly-refurbished apartment. All along, while the major renovations…

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2 months ago

What Gets You Up in the Morning? Challenge Yourself and Thrive After 60

Do you look forward to the new day? Is there something that propels you out of a warm, cozy bed to dance into the day ahead? Many years ago, I was on automatic pilot…

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2 months ago

How to Embrace Your Age to Find Creativity and Joy After 60

Having just had my 64th birthday, I found myself pondering on what ageing really means for me. As a life, body confidence and joyful ageing coach and writer, I knew that it was something more than simply feeling positive about growing older…

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2 months ago

Ten 60th Birthday Celebration Ideas

Stepping into your 60s is a remarkable milestone, and what better way to mark this chapter than by celebrating with a birthday experience that goes beyond the usual gifts? As you turn the page on another year, it’s time to discover a world of unique…

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2 months ago

How to Share Your Life Story in Book Format with Question Prompts

Last year my oldest son gave me a gift for my birthday that turned out to be not only a gift to me, but a special gift for him, his brother, for their children, and hopefully for their grandchildren. Every week over the course of a year I was sent a question about myself…

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2 months ago

How Much Control Do We Have Over Our Lives?

My favourite philosopher, Socrates (470-399 BCE), said, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” When we begin the lifelong journey along the narrow road of examining our life and gaining self-knowledge and self-improvement, we become philosophers…

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2 months ago

Trivial Daily Nuisances: How Difficult Can It Be to Buy a New Mop?

How often do you have one of ‘those days’ when things just seem to go very wrong? I am not talking about days of world crises or when you find out that you or a loved one has some dreadful illness or accident. I am talking about trivial stuff…

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2 months ago

9 Pilgrimage Walks for Women Over 60

Have you been thinking of doing a pilgrimage walk? More and more women over 60 are slipping into their hiking boots and heading out to do long pilgrimage walks. Pilgrimage walks are multi-day walks taken for personal, spiritual, or religious reasons…

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3 months ago

Claim Your Inner Selfie

Social media is the land of the selfie, and I’m sure there are entire research disciplines devoted to figuring out that phenomenon! I’ve never been a fan, but recently have been contemplating the concept of an inner self…

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