Today’s News: Starting the Day Right, Protests in South Korea and My Next Trip | 11-12-16

Have you ever noticed that the first few minutes of your morning can determine whether you have a good or a bad day? It’s true! So, today, I would like to discuss a feel good article about how to get your day off to a great start.

Join me as we discuss this story plus the latest on the protests in South Korea, another attack in Pakistan, some progress in the fight for Mosul and much more. I will also give you a quick update on my plans for the next two weeks – and how they will impact Mornings with Sixty and Me. Don’t worry! We’ll still have plenty to talk about!

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I’ll also announce who won the contour brush that I mentioned yesterday, so, stay tuned for that.

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

What goals – big or small – do you have for the rest of your life? Are there places that you want to see? New skills that you want to learn? People that you want to spend time with? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And, here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

View story at Medium.com

Today’s News: An 88-Year-Old Party Girl, Strange Politics and Living Alone After 60 | 11-12-16

Here’s today’s news. I just love older women who break aging stereotypes. So, today, I want to tell you about an 88-year-old woman who has become one of the world’s most famous party girls. Almost into her 90s, Baddie Winkle was just featured in a fashion video for Millennials and has over 2.4-million Instagram followers.

Join us as we discuss her story plus some trouble for French president Francois Holland, the latest from Mosul in Iraq, a few things that President-elect Trump is reconsidering after the election and an article about living alone after 60.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and I’ll also be giving away a contour brush today. So, stay tuned for that!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

Can you think of any good ways for women over 60 to make friends? What do you do to meet new people? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

Living on Solo Security: 4 Keys to Living Alone Without the Worries

http://www.refinery29.com/2016/11/128295/missguided-new-campaign-star-baddie-winkle#slide

Today’s News: Thanking Our Veterans, World Reacts to Trump and Kids Doing Good | 11-11-16

Today is Veterans Day in the U.S. and Armistice Day in Europe. No matter where you live in the world, let’s take some time today to thank the men and women who protect our freedom.

Join us as we discuss this story plus the opening of a new migrant center in Paris, a chaotic time for the Tokyo stock market, more fallout from the Brexit, a guarded welcome for President-elect Trump from the leaders of France and Germany and a few feel good stories about young people who are making a difference around the world. I will also announce who won the beautiful scarf that I mentioned yesterday.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

Who inspires you? Are there any leaders that you look up to? What about people in your friends and family? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

Check Out These 10 Incredible Youths Spreading Peace Around The World

9-Year-old Makes Beautiful Care Packages for Homeless Women -Watch

Today’s News: Life-Long Learning, Election Fallout and a Butterfly Scarf | 11-10-16

Here’s today’s news. After a tough day yesterday, America is starting to come to terms with the election. I stay “starting,” because, for many, the healing process will be long indeed. That said, America is a great country and I am confident that everything will be ok in the end.

In addition to talking about the fallout from the election, I’d like to discuss the importance of becoming a life-long learner. I also have a beautiful little butterfly scarf to give away to one lucky person. So, stay tuned for that!

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

Are you a life-long learner? What are you learning now? Are you reading something interesting? Learning a language? Taking up a new sport? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And, here are the links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

Schoolboy Helps Build $200 Micro House for the Homeless

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/if-youre-overwhelmed-by-the-election-heres-what-you-can-do-now_us_5822c7d0e4b0e80b02cdf133

https://www.getold.com/back-to-school-for-adults-how-retirees-can-get-a-free-education/?cid=GEN_110316_fb1&linkId=30664492

America Elects Donald Trump and Begins the Healing Process | 11-09-16

Here is today’s news. By now, you have probably heard that Donald Trump is the new President-elect of the United States. So, now that the most emotional election in many decades is over, I would like to dedicate today’s episode of Mornings with Sixty and Me to beginning the healing process.

On a personal level, I can only hope that our new president does his best to make America a fair and prosperous place for people of all races, religions and backgrounds. I also want to express how proud I am that, as sisters, we have treated each other with respect these last few months. So, today, let’s remember what we have in common. We will get through this together. It’s going to be ok.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!

What one piece of positive advice would you give to Donald Trump as he prepares for his new role? Do you think that it is possible for America to heal the divisions that widened during the campaign? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

Today’s News: The U.S. Decides, French Women Walk Out and Listening Well | 11-08-16

Here’s today’s news. I’m sure that I’m not the only woman in our community who will be glad to say goodbye to this particular election. But, tired though we are, today is the day to make our voices heard. Let’s get out there and support the candidate that we believe will make the world a better place.

Join us as we discuss this story plus a protest by French women over equal pay, Joni Mitchell’s 73rd birthday, the decision to close schools in New Delhi, India due to extreme pollution levels and a story about a man in Africa who “grows shoes” so that kids don’t outgrow them.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I’ll also announce the winners of the face masks that I mentioned yesterday.

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

What can we do as individuals to heal the divisions that plague society these days? How can we bring more positivity into the world? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And, here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

Listen to Me! Why Good Listeners Also Deserve to Be Heard

Man Creates ‘Shoes That Grow’ So Poor Kids Don’t Outgrow Them

Today’s News: Avoiding Negative News, an Election Shock and Retirement Tips | 11-07-16

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all of the negative news in the world? You’re not alone! In fact, scientists say that negative news can actually impact your emotional and mental health. So, I have a question… why not turn it off?

Join us as we discuss the benefits of avoiding negative news headlines, the latest U.S. election shock, a 5.0 earthquake in Oklahoma, the unemployment rate dropping to 4.9% in the U.S., demonstrations in Hong Kong and a question about your favorite type of chocolate.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!

I will also be giving away 3 fabulous face masks from South Korea today. So stay tuned for that!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news:

What is your favorite type of chocolate – white, milk or dark? Do you have a favorite chocolate brand? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/on-retirement/2014/12/12/5-ideal-ways-to-spend-your-days-in-retirement

Turning 60 is a Turning Point and Trouble in South Korea | 11-06-16

Here’s today’s news. I don’t know about you, but, for me, turning 60 was a turning point. It was the beginning of a transition from “doing what I had to do” to “doing what I wanted to do.” Of course, it hasn’t been a straight path. I still work. Perhaps I always will. But, with 6 decades of experience, I finally see the world for what it is. Perhaps more importantly, I see the world for what I can make it. Do you feel the same?

Join us as we discuss the significance of turning 60, trouble in South Korea, the final days before the U.S. election, a book recommendation: The Angel of Aldgate, from one of our members, the timetable for the Brexit, the latest from Syria and much more!

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! I will also announce the winner of the Yoga DVD that I mentioned yesterday, so, stick with us to the end to find out who won.

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

When was the last time that you realized that you needed to make a big change in your life? What did you do? How do you usually make big decisions? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And, here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

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

A 78-Year-Old Skydiver and Germany to Go 100% Renewable | 11-05-16

One of my favorite things about being a part of the Sixty and Me community is getting to hear about all of the wonderful things that you are doing with your lives.

Some of the women in our community are passionate about baking. Others are training for their first marathon. Still others have gone back to university in their 60s or 70s. Well, today, I want to tell you about a 78-year-old woman who has skydived 1000s of times and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.

Join us as we discuss this story plus Germany’s decision to go 100% renewable by 2050, more trouble in Turkey, the tough fight for Mosul in Iraq and much more!

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and I will also give away one of our amazing Gentle Yoga for Seniors DVDs today. So, stay tuned for that!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

How are you going to follow your bliss this weekend? What fun things do you have planned? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

http://www.theageofhappiness.com/posts/montserrat-mecho-78-who-ishappy-infree-fall/YSLsuSmwMh

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/germany-just-produced-so-much-renewable-energy-it-had-pay-people-use-it/

Today’s News: Being a Hero After 60, a Brexit Shock and the FBI Under Fire | 11-04-16

Here’s today’s news. In my opinion, every woman over 60 has the power to be a hero. No, I’m not talking about being able leap tall buildings or see through walls. I’m talking about making a difference in the lives of others and getting involved in causes that we are passionate about.

Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the Brexit, a new shipwreck off the coast of Libya, the FBI’s tough balancing act, another suicide bombing in Turkey and a call for women in France to protest for equal pay.

Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me!

Here are the questions to go with today’s news.

What does being a hero mean to you? Have you ever taken on a challenge that made you feel like a hero? Who are your personal heroes? Please join the conversation and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. The more the merrier!

And here are the website links that I mentioned on today’s news show.

The Art of Finding Wisdom and Becoming a Hero After 60