Official Announcement – It’s Here

I am super excited to announce that my book Retirement Transition is now available online at both Amazon (link) and Barnes & Noble (link). Why a book?  I was inspired by a couple of colleagues through the years who published their own books (Joanna Z and Mike T), encouraged by many, many friends who insisted … Continue reading Official Announcement – It’s Here

Retirement Voices – Share your story, too.

I had the opportunity to input to a Retirement Voices book, an idea from Leslie Inman and Roxanne Jones. In their own words, “We’re creating a book entitled Voices from the Other Side…of Retirement. It will be a guide for soon-to-be-retiring women, with advice, lessons learned and stories from women who’ve already left the working world—a … Continue reading Retirement Voices – Share your story, too.

Seasonal Bucket Lists

Not quite a new year’s post, but this is a look back - look forward post. I’ve been using seasonal bucket lists this past year instead of "action plans" and enjoyed the slight modification in thinking.  My first seasonal plans were very detailed to-do lists.  This autumn, I took a different approach with only 10 … Continue reading Seasonal Bucket Lists

Taking Stock – What’s Working?

I love lists and tools. I’ve used a number of different tools this past year to aid in creating and implementing my retirement lifestyle – a 52 new things challenge, seasonal bucket lists, vision boards, word-of-the-year, a jolts of joy listing (crafted versus my values), and out-of-my-comfort zone challenges.   As we near the end of … Continue reading Taking Stock – What’s Working?

Healthy Habits

My newest vision board for my retirement lifestyle has a big “Healthy Habits” component. So I started to think about how to be healthy in real, everyday life. What have I created habitually for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing? And where do I need more focus? I start almost every day with positive affirmations … Continue reading Healthy Habits