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6 years ago

Happy Holidays – May All Your Dreams Come True!

Wherever you are in the world today, I’d like to ask a favour. Please leave a comment below for everyone in the Sixty and Me community to wish them a Merry Christmas or a Happy Holidays! Read More

6 years ago

Spending Christmas Alone – with Millions of Other Women

It’s easy to feel sad and lonely if you are spending Christmas alone. I would guess that, in our 60 years of life, almost everyone has spent at least one holiday season by themselves. There are, of course, lots of reasons that this might be the case.

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6 years ago

The Holidays Don’t Have to Be Boring – Perhaps It’s Time for Something Completely Different!

The holidays are filled with predicable patterns that give meaning to the season. There is something comforting about doing the same thing year after year; it gives a sense of consistency and ritual. Read More

6 years ago

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?

If someone asked me to reveal the one thing (remember a thing not a person) that I couldn’t live without, I would immediately say my phone. That’s it. My world exists in that tiny device. I panic when I leave the house without it and am always astonished when I hear that the average person checks their mobile phones around 60 times a day. Read More

6 years ago

Looking Back at the Women’s Movement. Did it Help or Hurt?

The women’s movement was a significant cultural and social movement in the 1960s. Its goal was to achieve reforms to benefit women in the areas of maternity leave, domestic violence, sexual harassment and equal pay. Many women in their 60s today struggled with these issues when they were younger. Read More

6 years ago

What One Word Describes the Experience of Turning 60 to You?

Every stage of our lives can be described in words. For many years, the words that described our experiences as women centered on our social roles. As young women, many of us we were curious, maternal, fulfilled, ambitious and creative. These adjectives were like stepping stones that deepened as our lives became more complex. Read More

6 years ago

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?

We often talk about our fashion and home décor choices and how they reflect our personality and style. I was thinking today about how our style is also reflected in less obvious choices that we make. Read More

6 years ago

Memorable First Jobs and What We Can Learn from Them

Many women have strong memories of their first paid job. Sometimes their memories are tinged with mixed emotions – but there is no denying that first taste of freedom and a pay check combined with the sense of being truly “grown up” represents a significant milestone in a young woman’s life. Read More

6 years ago

Go Ahead and Giggle! Laughter Might Be the Best Medicine After All

Positivity is my mantra. I always try to put an optimistic spin on things. After all, for the most part, what goes on in the world is outside of our immediate control. Read More

6 years ago

What Have You Accomplished in Your Life? Does it Really Matter?

Do you ever stop to think about the contribution you have made to the world? Not all of us are worried about our “legacy,” but, most of us still think about how we will be remembered by our loved ones. Read More