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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

Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions: Mature Women Enjoy This Alternative

The year 2019 is almost here. You might be thinking about a New Year’s resolution, a way to make your life better. If you’ve done this before, you probably focused on some self-improvement goal. Read More

5 years ago

How to Change Your Life After 60

So many of us are faced with life changing decisions at a time when we thought our lives would be secure, even boring. It can be a daunting task to make a major life decision that you hadn’t planned. Here are some suggestions that will make that process a little easier. Read More

5 years ago

4 Simple (and Unexpected) Actions an Empty-Nest Woman Can Do to Successfully Jumpstart 2019

My brand-new day planner for 2019 arrived from Amazon yesterday, and I eagerly began rifling through it – entering key dates and events. Read More

6 years ago

Wellness Spotlight: The Importance of Intellectual and Vocational Wellness in Life After 60

This is the last of a 3-part series describing the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and vocational – and how they impact your life.

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6 years ago

Sally Field’s 5 Lessons About Life, Love, and Perseverance

In her deeply moving memoir In Pieces, Sally Field, now 72, lays bare her life and allows us to get under the surface appearance of a two-time Oscar-winning actress still known to the public as “America’s sweetheart.” Read More

6 years ago

Why Saying “I Can” Can Make You a Winner in Your 60s

A friend and I were watching the Wimbledon finals on TV, clapping and cheering through every match. After the tournament, she leaned in to me and said, “Oh, how I wish I could play tennis. It’s such a great sport.” Read More

6 years ago

Finding Main Street in Our High-Speed World

I grew up near a rural town that had everything we needed: a grocery, the pharmacy and a hardware store. The main drag was lined with a bank and post office, a florist and the barber, our doctor and insurance agent. We even had a bowling alley that served a mean catfish dinner on Friday nights. Read More

6 years ago

3 Ways to Cultivate a Flourishing Life Garden After 60

Are you tending to your garden of life? Each day we have the opportunity to care for our well-being by discovering more about what makes us happy, content, joyful and engaged. Are you taking advantage of your time and cultivating your life garden? Read More

6 years ago

4 Surprising Ways an Invisibility Cloak May Offer Freedom in Mid-Life

Many women say they feel invisible as they age. Feeling invisible when you want to be noticed and acknowledged is one side of the coin. Other women, though, feel relief when mid-life attracts less unwelcome attention. Read More

6 years ago

How to Be an Adventurous Lover of Life in Your 60s by Saying, “I Can!”

Beyoncé has a famous song – perhaps her most famous – called “All the Single Ladies.” I’d like to retitle it “All the Senior Ladies.”

This does not come as a call to get a guy to marry you, which is the theme of Beyoncé’s song, but as a call to be adventuresome. If you like it, go for it. Whatever that “it” might be. It could be sky-diving, cycling, Tango, going back to school or painting. Read More