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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.

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant
3 years ago

How to Redefine Yourself When You Are Made Redundant

By  •  Mindset

I’m about to lose my job. It’s a long story, but the Reader’s Digest version is that I work for a large, British NGO in London that just lost a big chunk of its government funding.

As a result of that decision, my entire department is being shut down at the end of July. Read More

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps
3 years ago

How to Reinvent Yourself After Disaster Strikes in 8 Steps

After you’ve been through a personal disaster there is usually an upside. It’s the time when you have regained your equilibrium and understood that you learned important lessons. You start making new and better decisions and feel proud that you made it through. Read More

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60
3 years ago

You Deserve More! It’s Time to Get What You Want from Life After 60

Freeze frame your life. Ask yourself if you are living the life you deserve and want. Don’t tell me your answer yet. Tell yourself that answer. Read More

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

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

By  •  Mindset

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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Changing Direction After 60: Always Have an Escape Plan!
3 years ago

Changing Direction After 60: Always Have an Escape Plan!

By  •  Lifestyle

I attended Columbia Business School for one week in 1983. I learned all I needed to know.

Always have an escape plan. Read More

14 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Your Career Ends
3 years ago

14 Ways to Reinvent Yourself After Your Career Ends

By  •  Mindset

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

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

Let Yourself Go and Others Won’t Want to Let You Go
3 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

Is Retirement All About Reinvention?
3 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

7 Questions to Ask Before Making a Big Change in Your Life After 60
3 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