Reinventing Yourself

If you are thinking about reinventing yourself in your 60s, you are not alone. More women than ever are taking a look at their lives and deciding that they need a change. Some of us want to lose weight. Others have decided that it's time to get out there and make new friends. Whatever your goals, we're here to help.

5 years ago

Every Year After 60 Deserves a Reboot! Where Will You Go?

The desert spreads out below me as I pick my way on the rocky trail. Yesterday’s deep purple of Chinese lantern flowers lining the path has changed to soft lavender phacelia and bright orange mallow.

Life at the speed of two miles an hour lets me retrieve the names of plants buried in the recesses of my brain since last summer’s hikes.
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5 years ago

14 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Your Career Ends

How does someone unimagine your job for you? To put it simply: they fire you, downsize you, lay you off (what does that mean exactly?), outsource you, or let you go (where did I go?). Read More

5 years ago

3 Ways to Find Balance in Retirement, One Step at a Time

Retirement isn’t about endings. It’s about moving forward and embracing new possibilities.

Think of your post-working years in terms of rebalancing, reimagining and even reinventing rather than just retiring. Retirement is an opportunity to create a life that truly reflects who you are. Read More

5 years ago

Let Yourself Go and Others Won’t Want to Let You Go

One of the best things about reaching your 60s is that you can stop worrying what other people think and really start to be yourself. Read More

5 years ago

Is Retirement All About Reinvention?

Our generation likes to turn things on their ears.

We’ve exerted a lot of energy reshaping the world. Women’s rights (hats off to Gloria Steinem), rock ‘n roll (thank you, Woodstock), technology (kudos to Steve Jobs) and politics (sorry).

So it’s no surprise that Baby Boomers are now rethinking The Golden Years. Read More

5 years ago

7 Questions to Ask Before Making a Big Change in Your Life After 60

There are two types of change – those changes thrust upon us, leaving us no choice, and those that we make by choice – both with either a positive or negative outcome.

I have, as have you, no doubt, been faced with many mountainous, thrust-upon-me kind of life changes. Read More

5 years ago

What Surviving the Most Expensive Fire in U.S. History Taught Me About Life

This last summer, here in Big Sur, California, we were transformed by fire. The Soberanes Fire, started by a careless camper with an illegal campfire, became the longest-burning fire in the history of Monterey County. Read More

5 years ago

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife

Are you in the market for a seismic shake-up that re-calibrates you from the inside out? Something more lasting than a new purse, a different hair color, the latest raw food or green juice diet? Read More

5 years ago

Rediscovering the Thrill of Life after 60

When was the last time you felt thrilled? Yes, thrilled, as in “I’m thrilled to be here,” “I’m thrilled to see you,” and “I’m thrilled to be doing this.” Read More

6 years ago

Life 2.0: Creating a New Life Story When You Reach Retirement Age

People today are dealing with tough questions as they reach retirement.

After being a business owner, CEO, or any kind of corporate executive, how do you reinvent yourself? When you’ve followed a script your whole life, what do you do when you don’t know the next chapter? More importantly, how do you create a new life story for yourself? Read More