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From Accountant to Author to Create and Live Her Dream

Guest Post by: C Fong Hsiung When the soul aches for something more, you can’t deny the gnawing. Every day that you ignore it, it festers like an untreated wound. Then when you can’t bear it anymore, you have to act to alleviate the ache. That was how I felt in early...

3 Keys to Unlock Midlife Reinvention

I grew up in a time when it was popular to “keep up with the Joneses.” This term comes from a 1913 comic strip which depicted a family intent on climbing the social ladder and accumulating material possessions to keep pace with their neighbours doing the same thing....

Having a Purpose in Life Can Help You Live Longer

We all hunger to have meaning in our lives. This doesn’t change as we age. Rush University Medical Centre researchers found a link between life purpose and cognitive decline in people showing signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Those with a purpose in life showed a 30%...

86-year old Poet knows how to thrive in Today’s Economy

This is the first story I wrote for Sixty and Me. The photo of Naomi was taken by her daughter, Beverly Deutsch. When Naomi Beth Wakan, wrote her book of memoirs in her 80s, she called it, Some Sort Of Life. I want to share her unconventional life story with you to...

An Introduction to Sixty and Me

I have just started writing articles for Sixty and Me - a global community of women over age 60 who share ideas and support one another. Margaret Manning founded Sixty and Me “to help other women her age live happy, healthy and financially secure lives.” She launched...

Happiness found through the lens of a camera

About eight years ago, Anne McKinnell asked herself, “what if I get to the end of my life and discover that I didn’t live the life I truly wanted?” Although Anne felt it was scary to change her life, she felt it was scarier not to. She is grateful she took the leap....

Her life is like a Box of Chocolates

"Writing about chocolate was not a deliberate intention." Guest Post: Doreen Pendgracs As a travel writer, I’d been to a number of terrific wine resorts, and had actually wanted to write a book about wine travel. But when I began researching what had already been...