Retirement Lifestyle Domain of Personal Growth

This post completes Throwback Thursday across the 7 Domains of Life framework: Location/Lifestyle, Relationships/ Connections, Personal Development/Growth, Health/Wellbeing, Work/Career, Hobby/Leisure, Finances/Prosperity.  Today is about Personal Growth/Development. Lifestyle Domains Framework - Retirement Transition This last domain has always been the most difficult one for me as it is (in my framework) connected to purpose, legacy, and … Continue reading Retirement Lifestyle Domain of Personal Growth

Self-Discovery Tools Review

I’ve been delving into some new areas as part of learning and contemplation.  This time it was archetypes based on goddess mythology and the feminine equivalent to the Hero’s Journey. I will probably continue down this rabbit hole with more feminine-focused non-fiction literature reads as I am finding it fascinating.  But this new exploration made … Continue reading Self-Discovery Tools Review

Summer Review and Fall Plans 

I am a planner. Even in retirement, I need to have things on the calendar. Not crazy busy days, not every day something, but a good selection of activities across the week that fit my retirement lifestyle vision.  I find that seasonal action planning helps me both continue the things that are working for me … Continue reading Summer Review and Fall Plans 

Additional Look Back at Life Framework Domains

A big part of Reflect phase of the Retirement Transition Process is thinking through what you want your life to be across the 7 Domains of Life Framework: Location/Lifestyle, Relationships/ Connections, Personal Development/Growth, Health/Wellbeing, Work/Career, Hobby/Leisure, Finances/Prosperity. With the core of your own values, strengths, motivations, and interests, exploring all these domains helps you craft … Continue reading Additional Look Back at Life Framework Domains

Exploring Domains for a Retirement Lifestyle Vision

A big part of Reflect phase of the Retirement Transition Process is spending time to envision what you want your retirement life to be across the 7 Domains of Life Framework.  These domains are: Location/Lifestyle, Relationships/ Connections, Personal Development/Growth (Generativity), Health/Wellbeing, Work/Career, Hobby/Leisure, and Finances/Prosperity.  In my Retirement Transition book (link here), I’ve included questions … Continue reading Exploring Domains for a Retirement Lifestyle Vision

Thinking Inspired by We Are All Perfectly Fine

I posted not too long ago about not sharing the books I've read.  But when a book inspires deeper self-discovery, I have often summarized the thinking it inspired.  This post covers some of the thinking inspired by Jillian Horton’s memoir We Are All Perfectly Fine. I don't often read memoirs, preferring my books to be more … Continue reading Thinking Inspired by We Are All Perfectly Fine

Throwback Thursday – REFINE everything

The last phase of the Retirement Transition process (detailed in my book – link here) is REFINE. My Retirement Transition Process - based on Innovation Design Thinking For me, the Retirement Transition process has been an ongoing process. Life is a series of transitions, and retirement life is no different!  The Refine Phase is a … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – REFINE everything

Do I go in a new direction with my blog?

Even though I've just gone through a major transition in my retirement, I've started to wonder if I should change the direction of my blog! Many of the bloggers whom I follow have started to go heavily into prompted posts and challenges.   They will do monthly posts on books read, things cooked, what they are … Continue reading Do I go in a new direction with my blog?