Possibilities Lists – A Retirement Transition Tool

This past summer I reconsidered my Seasonal To-Do List as a Possibilities List and found that mindset shift very up-lifting.  (See Link to Berate or Celebrate blog here.) I recalled early in my retirement transition, as part of the Retirement Transition Process, I created a very long Possibilities List. (First post about that idea here: … Continue reading Possibilities Lists – A Retirement Transition Tool

Being Intentional about Friendship

A friend sent me an article about intentionality in friendship, saying it sounded a bit like me. (see link here) Actually, this described someone more anal than me when it comes to Intentional Connections!  I’m mentioned this many times, but when I retired, I lost 75% of my daily connections. Our Big Move to Florida … Continue reading Being Intentional about Friendship

I lived it, I wrote about it, why can’t I remember it?

Twice in the past couple of weeks, I was talking to a recent retiree about the five needs full-time work, especially career focused work, provides that you will have to determine if you still need in retirement….and I could not list them!  As anyone who reads my blog regularly knows, I adore lists.  I live … Continue reading I lived it, I wrote about it, why can’t I remember it?

Shifting Beliefs and Growing my Intuition

While I don't do “book reviews”, I often will share my insights from books I’ve read. My recent read of Own your Own Shift by Stacey Ruth, recommended by a friend, highlighted for me some additional insight into shifting beliefs. And interestingly, there was some “how to” on building up intuition – an area I … Continue reading Shifting Beliefs and Growing my Intuition

Lifestyle Framework Domains Updated

As part of writing my book, Retirement Transition (link here), I created a 7-Domain Framework for a Retirement Lifestyle. These domains were seven areas to think about holistically as one moved into retirement because retirement planning is more than the finances!  For me, as a “structure-girl”, this framework was extremely helpful in thinking through what … Continue reading Lifestyle Framework Domains Updated

Retirement Lifestyle Vision Statement Update

My current Retirement Lifestyle vision statement (below) is really defining the activities in which I engage. See link here on my review of how my vision statement was refined through my retirement transition to this current statement: Active, Connected, Creative, Contemplative. These 4 vision areas and my Putting Positive Psychology into Practice Tenets really define … Continue reading Retirement Lifestyle Vision Statement Update