Thursday, January 28, 2016

Sensational after 60®

Sensational after 60~Loving Life All Over Again - ISBN# 9781603747479 & eBook ISBN# 9781603747486 by Shirley W. Mitchell with Whitaker House
Your career is nearing its end. Your grandchildren are leaving home. Health challenges are affecting some of your closest relationships. It's the aging thing-the dreaded "A" word. If you find yourself dreading any more candles on your birthday cake, take some tips from Shirley W. Mitchell. Teaching people how to live sensational lives after 60 is her passion. She's succeeded at it, and so can you! Shirley addresses a host of important issues, from medical concerns to coping with the loss of a spouse. Learn how to embrace challenges like...

~Grand-parenting
~Nutrition and health choices
~Unexpected opportunities and challenges
~The end of a marriage
~Finances
Most of all, you will learn that your future is immeasurably bright. Your best years may still be ahead of you!

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"Boomer Women are a Fountain of Effervescent Wisdom. We Shape and Change the Future because We Dare to Dream. We have an Exciting and Vibrant Life from Here to Eternity. The Teachings of Experience are Within our Soul and the Passions of Our Reflections. We are Devoted to Being Woman, Relishing our Womanhood with a Positive Attitude. Embracing Life at the Golden 50 and Beyond is Living Victoriously in a Redefined Age"... Shirley W. Mitchell

I'm loving life on the flip side of 50; therefore I'm thrilled to encourage the baby boomers and the senior boom to age outside the box with power, style and vitality. The grand finale of life has proven to be faith, fun, and freedom. Taking each moment of this bonus time and filling it with passion, wonderment, creativity, high hopes and dreams gives life zest! Age looses it's significance in later years when life, work, passion, and focus is centered around faith in God.

Shirley W. Mitchell had a "Vision and Passion" to make her life and others' lives more productive, seeing what hard, long work days and getting older did to those around her. Her life "Passion" and "Mission" is to promote "Positive Aging and Vitality in Health". The quantity of years in your life does not need to decrease the quality of your life, as Shirley shows her readers that she is dynamic proof that living longer can also mean living better!

"Sixty is Essence with a Smile!" ...Shirley W. Mitchell

Sensational after 60~Loving Life All Over Again - ISBN# 9781603747479 & eBook ISBN# 9781603747486 by Shirley W. Mitchell with Whitaker House

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Golden Egg of Aging™

Shirley W. Mitchell, The Golden Egg of Aging™ - National Author, Writer, Speaker, Syndicated Columnist and Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host
Shirley W. Mitchell, past elementary teacher, past chairman of the Marshall County Women's Club, past owner-rider of championship walking horses, is a mother of three, grandmother of ten and a great-grandmother of three. Growing up in the South in Northern Alabama on a tenant cotton farm working with all her family members in the tenant cotton fields, even at that young age she had a "Vision and Passion" to make her life and others' lives more productive, seeing what hard, long work days and getting older did to those around her. Her life "Passion" and "Mission" is to promote "Positive Aging and Vitality in Health". Favorite pastimes are her Faith, spending time with family, travel, promoting her works and speaking all across the country! Ms. Mitchell has appeared on many local and national radio & TV shows, and has authored many articles that have appeared in several national magazines.

Shirley W. Mitchell ~ "The Golden Egg of Aging™"

She is the Author of 10 books including "The Christian Writer's Desk Diary", "The Beauty of Being God's Woman™", "Spiritual Sparks for Busy Women™", "Fabulous after 50®", "Sensational after 60®" and "Radiant after 70®" and the Co-Author of 5 books including "Love Notes for Mom", "Love Notes for Dad", "101 Great Ways To Improve Your Life", "Love Like God~Embracing Unconditional Love" and "Women Will Save The World". Shirley is the Publisher of the Syndicated "Fabulous after Fifty™" On-Line Column, a Featured Columnist for Senior Lifestyle Magazine, and a member of "The Lit Chicks Literary Writers Critique Group" of Sand Mountain Alabama. Ms. Mitchell is the Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host of the Syndicated Radio Shows "Aging Outside the Box® ~ Talk Radio With A Twist™" and "Aging Outside the Box® Christian Spiritual Sparks™", which are produced by Lighthouse Coastal Productions in Sardis City, AL.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Baby Boomers Turning 60 ©

Baby Boomers Turning 60 ©
by Shirley W. Mitchell

With the first of the baby boomers now turning 60, some are looking forward to retirement, while others are trying to decide what they plan to do when they grow up. Life is truly inexhaustible, even beguiling. Each of us looks at life through windows of our own choosing. Sixty-something is the buzz word as many baby boomers are sixty, fit, and sensational. The practice of personal excellence for superior living is their motto. Fitness gives top priority to good health habits, high self-esteem, and empowerment.

Aging is constant change like waves of the sea. The waves of change can be exciting, magical, and fruitful as we focus on the positive side of change. Age may become a building dance of intrigue and new horizons. Aging during what Dr. Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D., calls the "AGE WAVE," is a high-sea adventure. Sixty years on the sea of life buoy us up with experience and strength, so we can welcome - and weather - this next decade.

I'm delighted to explore these seas of change together, to anticipate the deep-sea treasures before us. The possibilities of diminishing family responsibilities gives time and energy for discovering and following our bliss, our passion, to reach toward our creative peak.  Thoughts of retirement add to the expectation and hope of activities we have always dreamed about doing.  Many exciting prospects loom.

Are the storms of aging producing sky-high waves from the sea of life, waves that threaten to capsize you?  Such was the case for my friend and mentor, Kathleen Garrett. My petite, charming, high school home economics teacher and I were having lunch at a local restaurant.  Looking at her across the table, I knew she had been experiencing health problems. "How are you feeling? I asked. "You look great!" As we ate, she shared her secret with me. "My doctor at Mayo Clinic gave me a unique prescription," she said, her eyes twinkling. I must have looked puzzled, because she continued, "He advised me to enhance the quality of my life by getting out of bed each morning and saying, "make each day a holiday and each minute a banquet!"

A new day is dawning for the women who are 60 and over. Let your heart be encouraged. When the storms of life hit you - and they will slap the sides of your boat, splashing into your life - never waver, pray for sea legs, and hold onto the captain's wheel. Jesus is the One who quiets the sea, who bids the storms to hush. Stand firm in Him and His power! During our golden, graying years we must keep moving from life to life, watching for the sunrise even in the darkest night, waiting for the calm that comes, inevitably, after the storm.

Heaven is the only certainty for our future. Life on this earth is fragile as a flower. The darkness and despair will wilt it.  The sunshine of joy will make it bloom. Though the nighttime is dark, the sun rises each morning with healing wings.

Monday, January 25, 2016

2016 Schedule of Events

Feb. 20, 2016... 9am-CST... "2015 Local Authors Expo and Book Fair" Birmingham Public Library 2100 Park Place Birmingham, AL 35203 Shirley W. Mitchell, Sign 256-673-8506 Sponsored by the Friends of the Birmingham Public Library, the annual program provides opportunities for local authors, 100+, to promote their books to the public and to network with each other. Featured authors' works run the gamut from children's to adult fiction, nonfiction, humor, and stories of inspiration and personal triumph. Tickets for Authors cost $5 - Free and Open to the Public. Presentations open to the authors and public alike include:
10:30am... “So You Want to Write a Children’s Book” with Irene Latham of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators leading a panel discussion. 
1PM... “How to Market Your Book” with Greta King of PDMI Publishing.
Both programs will be in the Richard Arrington Auditorium, located in the West Building of our central library. For More Info Contact David Blake, tel. 205-226-3686 or dblake@bham.lib.al.us.
Feb. 23-26, 2016... 8 am-EST... "Proclaim 2016" International Christian Media Convention - Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN The Annual NRB International Christian Media Convention and Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assisting those in the field of Christian communications. It is the best place to network with Christian communications leaders, to promote a program and to obtain serious industry training.
Apr. 23, 2016... 9am-4PM CST... 11th Annual Alabama Book Festival 301 Columbus Street Montgomery, AL 36104 888-240-1850 Hosted by Old Alabama Town and its partners. The Alabama Book Festival promotes literacy and celebrates books and reading. Each year we invite writers, 40 to 50, who have published books within a year to 18 months before the festival to talk about their work, either individually or on a panel, and we ask that presenting authors also be available after their presentations to sign books. For More Info Contact: Gail Waller tel. 334-221-1323
Jun 26-Jul 2, 2016... 8am-EST... "2016 ICRS Unite" International Christian Retail Show" Duke Energy Convention Center 525 Elm St. Cincinnati, OH 45202 tel. 513-419-7300 Christian Booksellers Association Christian Retail Channel is the trade association serving the interests and meeting the needs of member Christian stores including independents, regional and national chains, church-owned stores, franchises, and marketing groups. These stores provide Bibles, Christian books, curriculum, apparel, music, videos, gifts, greeting cards, children's resources, and other materials. CBA and their member stores also work with associate-member book publishers, record companies, gift companies, and other product suppliers. Along with the Christian Trade Association International, CBA also serves the meeting and information needs of Christian stores and suppliers in over 50 countries around the world. Come by our Media Table!

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Listen To the LIVE SHOW ~ 6PM-CST

Aging Outside the Box® ~ Talk Radio With A Twist™ Syndicated Radio Show with The Golden Egg of Aging™ ~ Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host Shirley W. Mitchell ~ ~ Listen to the LIVE SHOW at 6PM-CST Every Wednesday Night..!