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.

3 years 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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3 years 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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3 years 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

3 years 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 years ago

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

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

3 years 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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3 years ago

Embrace the Power of Reframing to Get More from Life After 60

In many ways, baby boomers have a lot to be thankful for. After all, on paper, we are the wealthiest generation of all time. We are also destined to live longer than any generation before us. Read More

3 years ago

6 Insights I Picked Up on My 51st Class Reunion

My high school class is not one of the those who have regular reunions. We had one 10 years after graduation, then nothing. So, I was surprised – and delighted – to get an invitation to celebrate…

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3 years ago

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better

When I said I was moving to Bali, someone asked, “What are you running from?” The question struck me as odd. I wasn’t running from, I was running to. After years of doing for others this was for me, my great adventure. It was also a test. Could I survive the loneliness that was sure to come? Read More

3 years ago

How Our Perception Shapes Our Lives After 60

Cruising along the freeway, my sister, Joan, and I were absorbed in a passionate discussion. Suddenly, time stood still. The car in front of us spun out of control, leaving the driver facing us. Read More