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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.

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life
5 months ago

Embrace Affirmations After 60: 3 Techniques for Building Positivity in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Like most Americans over the age of 60, a compact magazine called the Reader’s Digest arrived every week when I was growing up. Although it is still in existence, I haven’t read it for many years. Have you? Read More

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60
5 months ago

How Ikigai, a Japanese Key to Longevity, Will Add Purpose and Balance to Your Life After 60

Are you doing what you love and have a purpose that propels you to get up in the morning and pursue it? It’s believed that having a reason for being will extend your longevity and help you stay healthy. The Japanese call it “ikigai” (ick-ee-guy). Read More

5 Autumn Rituals to Celebrate the Changing of the Seasons (Plus, My Apple Butter Recipe)
5 months ago

5 Autumn Rituals to Celebrate the Changing of the Seasons (Plus, My Apple Butter Recipe)

I love the changing of the seasons. Don’t you? This time of year I get to pull out my flannel shirts and thick socks, which after a summer of bare shoulders and toes feels cozy and warm. Read More

4 Important Life Lessons I Learned from Older Friends
5 months ago

4 Important Life Lessons I Learned from Older Friends

By  •  Mindset

Like other women my age, I’ve skimmed the surface of a lot of relationships. I’ve spent hours in small talk and nodded politely during countless introductions to people I’ve long since forgotten…
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Want to Enjoy a New Year This Fall? Let Nothing Stop You from Writing Your Resolutions Now!
5 months ago

Want to Enjoy a New Year This Fall? Let Nothing Stop You from Writing Your Resolutions Now!

By  •  Lifestyle

How wacky am I, right? Implying that September is the beginning of the new year. Follow me here: I think it is an even better time to make plans for productivity than the real start of the new year. Let me explain…
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7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own
5 months 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?
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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