At this point in my retirement transition, it’s about intentionally choosing the activities that will lead me down the path towards my vision. I need to become my own Life Curator. When you consider all the potential things I can do on my Life Possibilities list – from experiences to try, classes to take, places … Continue reading So Many Possibilities, Not Enough Time – How to choose?
Health & Wellness is one of the key “Life Domains” that I needed to explore as I worked through my retirement transition. It was interesting how many retirement books and blogs mentioned this area, although I didn’t find any that addressed it in depth. (Please let me know if you have found one!) I … Continue reading Healthy Living as Part of my Transition Plan
All the books & blogs on retirement agree: active healthy relationships are critical for healthy aging. There are four major relationship areas in a person’s life, and the transition to retirement can stress, change, or eliminate your "relationship profile" overnight. As with all my transitioning, understanding how my relationship profile was changing and then addressing … Continue reading Re-establishing a Relationship Profile
As I have been working through my retirement transition, a series of mantras have helped me along the journey. I repeatedly go back to these statements when I hit some of the lows or stumble on this path forward. 1) Keep a positive attitude. This isn’t rocket science. Many, many people have successfully navigated the retirement … Continue reading Words of Wisdom to Myself