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.

5 years ago

Why Women Should Reclaim Their Power: Let’s Speak Up!

In light of the events that have been circulating on TV and social media over the last several weeks and months, where women have been speaking up about sexual harassment and human rights, I have been deeply moved. Read More

5 years ago

How to Identify and Embrace Your Inner Goddesses After 50

I am a typical earth mother – nurturing, a good listener, a therapist and a caregiver. In contrast, my close friend marches on Washington, travels to third world countries to fight for the preservation of environment and has tied herself to a tree to protest corporate greed Read More

5 years ago

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational

Today I’m writing about a walking woman dear to me: my sister. My sister has been battling bladder cancer for the last 3 years. Read More

5 years ago

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60

A few years ago, I made a vow to get out of my comfort zone. I was in my late 60s and had been observing a close friend so ensconced in her routine that if anything went slightly awry she became completely undone. Read More

5 years ago

Ageism, Activism and the Fight for a Better Life After 60

We’ve all seen the television commercials, read the articles, or watched the movies in which society tries to tell us that people our age only have two options: become pathetic, useless individuals living in a shell of our former selves OR we must cover our wrinkles, refuse to retire, and become motorcycle-riding thrill seekers. Neither extreme scenario is necessary for us to get the most from life after 60. Read More

5 years ago

Let’s Create a Mass Movement Against Ageism!

The word activist has a strange ring to it. Yet, when the cause is worth it—why not join the movement? In today’s conversation, ageism activist Ashton Applewhite will share her thoughts on becoming a part of a community of active women. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 years ago

5 Surprising Things Every Woman Over 60 Needs

If I asked you to name 5 things that every woman over 60 needs, what would you say? An amazingly comfy pair of walking shoes? A lipstick that makes us feel like a million bucks? Money for traveling? Something else? Well, today, I want to share a few ideas for surprising things that each of us really needs after 60 – best of all, they are all FREE! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

5 years ago

3 Powerful Antidotes to Ageism: Awareness, Integration and Activism

Discrimination is a dirty word. And yet, we encounter it every day in many forms. What does ageism mean in our society? Join us in conversation with ageism activist Ashton Applewhite, who will tell us more about some things we can do toward erasing our own ageist mentality. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 years ago

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel

Okay, not so long ago, I didn’t know who Iris Apfel was either. Then I watched a Netflix documentary on the 95-year-old businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon, and now I can’t stop thinking about her. Read More

5 years ago

Reaching Your Potential After 60: What is Your Highest and Best Use?

The concept of highest and best use (HBU) originated with economists who conceptualized the idea of maximum productivity. Read More