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Reducing Stress

Many of us think of stress as a minor annoyance. It is something that feels inevitable. In reality, reducing stress is not only possible – it is essential to health and happiness after 60.

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!
12 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!

If you are trying to reduce stress, you may be overthinking the problem. That’s the conclusion that I came to after talking with hundreds of women in our community. Read More

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60
12 months ago

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60

Decades ago, I decided that it would be my major intention in life to develop more patience. As a result, I am always mindful of my pre-disposition to lose patience with people, places, things, and most of all, grocery store check-out lines. Read More

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver
12 months ago

Is Life After 60 Stressing You Out? Maybe it’s Time to Explore the Benefits of Meditation with Susan Piver

In our “always on” world, we often fail to take the time to reflect on ourselves. We are busy engaging in external activities that shape a definition of who we are – to other people. I have spoken with hundreds of women in the Sixty and Me community and many women say, “I work as a teacher.” “I give as a mother.” “I share as grandmother. “I give as volunteer.” Read More

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s
12 months ago

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

We are women who want to lead happy and productive lives. That includes being positive, strong and powerful. We all know knowledge is power. Yet it can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep up in today’s fast-moving world. Read More

Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines
12 months ago

Want to Reduce Stress in Your 60s? Here’s How to Beat Anxiety with Herbal Medicines

If you regularly feel apprehensive or panicky, or experience feelings of dread, you could have general anxiety disorder in which you worry excessively about a number of everyday problems. Read More

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed
12 months ago

3 Simple Techniques to Use When You Are Feeling Stressed

Each of us experiences stress differently, so what you may find stressful may not affect the person next to you.

I recently wrote an article exploring the different ways stress can be generated in our life. Today, I am going to define stress and explain how it affects the body and how you can destress your life by engaging some simple techniques. Read More

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60
12 months ago

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60

I have returned home from summer travel. The good feelings I had built up during my active vacation (two weeks of hiking in the Sierras) are being tested because I live in a valley that features the worst air quality in the nation at this moment due to the raging wild fires on the West Coast of the USA. Read More

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?
1 year ago

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?

Why do we feel such a sense of peace near the ocean? Walking barefoot in the sand, listening to the waves strike the shore, sometimes crashing, other times lapping, often leads one to a place of tranquility and inner joy. Read More

7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60
1 year ago

7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60

By  •  Mindset

Anger is natural, but when it builds up in us, it can be incapacitating, causing us to lash out at others, or lash out at ourselves and lead to depression. Read More

How to Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life
1 year ago

How to Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Are you a worrier? There are a lot of us about. Perhaps especially as we get older. Personally, I’ve been a worrier all my life. There is so much to worry about! Read More