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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.

5 years ago

How “Fear-Setting” Can Change Your Life After 60

For the last few years, I’ve been paralyzed by the fears I create in my mind about moving away from a place where I’ve lived for 28 years. Read More

5 years ago

Are You a Brave 60-Plus Woman? Let’s Kick Fear to the Curb in 2019!

When I was younger, I used to love to go swimming with my best friend, Jeanne. We would go to the neighborhood public pool and spend the entire summer day laying in the sun and jumping off the board. Read More

5 years ago

The Long Game of Changing Direction After 60, for Better or Worse

Just when I thought this side of 60 my life could be more predictable, an unexpected storm blew in and changed everything. I shouldn’t have been caught so off guard. Read More

5 years ago

How to Find the Meaning of (Your) Life After 60

What is the meaning of life? Like a shadow, this question follows us through our lives, even if we never turn around to see it. We all want to feel like our lives count for something. We want to know that all this was not just a cosmic accident. Read More

5 years ago

5 Ways to Manage Your Expectations in 2019: Expect the Unexpected

As women who have lived for over five decades, we already know that central to most problems in the human condition is the idea that you create expectations for many situations in life. It’s an emotional sink hole, highly difficult to maintain. Read More

5 years ago

You May Think I’m Nuts, but I Love My Local Cemetery

At the risk of sounding weird and creepy, I’d like to share something with you: I love my local cemetery. It’s a place of mystery, magic and history. I go there several times a week and think it more special with each visit.
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5 years ago

My Second Life-Changing New Year’s Resolution… and a Special Offer!

On some level, we all know that movement is essential to getting the most from life at any age. In fact, you could even say that movement IS life. When we let ourselves “take it easy,” instead of growing, learning and pushing ourselves, our bodies and minds start to fade. In other words, we start to die. Read More

5 years ago

5 Unhealthy Habits I Need to Quit for Better Years Ahead

In my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be?, I encourage living on purpose and being intentional so that as we age, we are the women we choose to be. The women we want to be. The women we intentionally become, instead of the ones we sort of drift into without thought or effort. Read More

5 years ago

5 Mantras That Can Help You to Find Peace and Get More from Life After 60

First of all, what is a mantra? According to Wikipedia, “a mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that are considered capable of ‘creating transformation’.” Read More

5 years ago

The Importance of a BHAG: 5 Ways to Super-Energize Your Life After 60

On July 8th, I made the decision to climb Mt. Kenya, the second largest mountain in Africa, at 17,053 feet high. Five years ago, I had made a similar commitment to do Kilimanjaro, and that decision changed my life forever. Read More