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.

6 years ago

Is Knowing How to Grow Old the Master Work of Wisdom?

Knowing how to grow old well is a problem that few people throughout history have had to tackle. As recently as a few generations ago, living to your 60s was a privilege denied to almost everyone. Read More

6 years ago

Helen Mirren Talks About the Exciting World Women Live in Today

If you look back through history, being a woman wasn’t always a lot of fun. In some parts of the world, it still isn’t, by the way! Even in the United States, we have only had the right to vote for just under 100 years. Just over 50 years ago, we weren’t protected from discrimination based on our sex in the workplace. Read More

6 years ago

Helen Mirren Says No to Airbrushing in Latest L’Oreal Ads

There are so many things that I admire about Helen Mirren. Not only is she a fantastically talented actress, but, she is also a powerful ambassador for women over 60. Read More

6 years ago

Did You Miss Our First Sixty and Me Live Chat on Facebook? Here’s the Recording!

June 9th, 2016 was one of best days of my life. From 9am – 10am Pacific time, we held our first Sixty and Me live chat on Facebook. Read More

6 years ago

Chasing the Will-o’-the-Wisp: Finding Your Source of Inspiration After 60

You know that elusive light that hovers over the wetlands in the twilight? It moves around and changes color, much as meteors do… Read More

6 years ago

Being a Superlifer is About Getting More from Life After 60

The longer I live, the more I am amazed at the way the paths of life interweave and lead us down highways and byways we never knew existed. Read More

6 years ago

What Kind of Woman Are You? One of My Favorite Maya Angelou Quotes

I love quotes that are are assigned to unknown authors. We never know where they came from or the kind of person who wrote them. Read More

6 years ago

Women Over 60 – You Are Far Stronger Than You Imagine!

Like most women in the Sixty and Me community, there have been times in my life when I have felt completely overwhelmed. I have also faced situations that I could have never predicted – some positive and some downright scary! Read More

6 years ago

International Women’s Day 2016: Celebrating the “Normal” Women Who Influenced Us

When we think about International Women’s Day, our thoughts usual go to famous women throughout history. Perhaps we think about the achievements of scientists like Marie Curie (1867-1934) or Jane Goodall (1934), who challenged stereotypes, while making the world a better place. Read More

6 years ago

Celebrating My 60th Birthday in Mexico

Every year, I plan an international trip for my birthday. It’s a wonderful way to mark the passage of time and an excellent excuse to go somewhere fun. I especially love milestone birthdays and, since this year was my 60th, I wanted to do something extra special for myself. Read More