As I approach 4 years in retirement (OMG, where did the time fly to), I wonder if calling my blog Retirement Transition is becoming old. Certainly I should have transitioned by now! And yet, I'm not there yet. I'm not yet completely living the retirement lifestyle I've envisioned. On some days, I still struggle with … Continue reading Retirement – A Series of Transitions
One of the things I did this spring was to explore a 21-day on-line meditation podcast (sponsored by Oprah and Deepak Chopra). For me this was both something new and something out of my comfort zone. I’ve never done podcasts (don't judge my tech-phobia), nor had I really tried meditation. Savasana in yoga or daily … Continue reading Meditation Exploration
I have the wonderful opportunity to guest post over at Sue's wonderful blog site Sizzling Towards 60 and Beyond. Check out what I wrote: 7 ways to thrive which captures how I'm designing my new retirement lifestyle with daily choices. Please check out some of Sue's own postings as well. She's an example of truly … Continue reading Guest Post “down under”
This is a mini-post on some musings that reading various blog posts and listening to podcasts through the past month have stimulated. Spring-cleaning this year is about releasing reminders of a different era and a different persona. It was time to let go of old work papers and memorabilia. Finding out about a free Shred … Continue reading Mid Month Musings
When you’re transitioning into retirement with only a limited plan of what comes next, often voiced fears include what will I do and will I be bored. The stereotypes for retirees and early retirees are no longer true, but are still firmly engrained: Retirees move south to golf everyday or spend time with the grandkids … Continue reading What is retirement life really like?