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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.

13 Revelations I Brought Home from My Iconic 50th High School Reunion
11 months ago

13 Revelations I Brought Home from My Iconic 50th High School Reunion

We slipped quietly into our hometown, arriving one by one – by car, taxi, bus, or train. We all wondered what we would feel. It all looks the same! It all looks different!
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Do You Celebrate Your Successes After 60? If Not, It’s Time to Reconsider!
11 months ago

Do You Celebrate Your Successes After 60? If Not, It’s Time to Reconsider!

By  •  Mindset

How much time do you spend lamenting steps taken – or not taken – as you navigate life in the decades past 60? On the other end of the spectrum, how much time do you spend celebrating your successes?
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Marrying Yourself After Becoming a Widow: A Beautiful Ritual to Help You Recover
12 months ago

Marrying Yourself After Becoming a Widow: A Beautiful Ritual to Help You Recover

8 years ago, after a year of dealing with stomach cancer, my husband passed away. As any widow knows, this is an utterly devastating thing to happen, even if you are towards the end of your life…
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Life After Derailment: Getting the Big Picture Back in Focus After 60
12 months ago

Life After Derailment: Getting the Big Picture Back in Focus After 60

An older friend of mine preaches, “Always see your next six steps.” It’s good advice, and I follow it when I’m rushing to catch a trolley or heading upstairs. But what about our next six steps in life?
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Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival
12 months ago

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival

Are you attempting a mid-life resuscitation? If like me, this includes starting a business. Have you ever woken up at three or four in the morning, usually from a disturbed sleep, to find your first thought is “What do I think I’m doing?” Read More

How Travel Can Help You Become the Woman You Want to Be
1 year ago

How Travel Can Help You Become the Woman You Want to Be

“I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” —Lillian Smith. Travel saved my life…

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3 Ways to Get Excited About Starting Over After 60
1 year ago

3 Ways to Get Excited About Starting Over After 60

By  •  Mindset

I know, it’s not easy starting over later in life, especially if it wasn’t what you had planned, or you have had an unexpected setback. It may even feel like the end of the world. Read More

How to Beat the “I Don’t Wannas” and Find a Sense of Purpose After 60
1 year ago

How to Beat the “I Don’t Wannas” and Find a Sense of Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

Ever have a case of the “I don’t wannas”?

Mine usually hit when it’s a grey and gloomy morning. The last thing I want to do is my series of morning exercises and stretches when it’s drab and dreary. Just the thought of strapping on my ankle and wrist weights is enough to send me burrowing back down into those nice comfy covers. Read More

5 Reasons Why It’s So Difficult to Redesign Your Life After 60 – and How to Conquer Them!
1 year ago

5 Reasons Why It’s So Difficult to Redesign Your Life After 60 – and How to Conquer Them!

We all want to live lives of meaning. We want to find a purpose for our days and feel fulfilled in knowing we give something to the world. We also want to enjoy our time and enjoy the fruit of the labors…
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Is the Definition of Retirement Holding You Back? Why Not Write Your Own?
1 year ago

Is the Definition of Retirement Holding You Back? Why Not Write Your Own?

An increasing number of Baby Boomers have grown reluctant to use the word retirement. And, why not? After all, we shouldn’t allow the dictionary to determine what our post-career years look like. It’s time to write our own definition of retirement…
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