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

Updating My Thinking on Friendship

It always amazes me that when I start thinking on a blog topic, I begin seeing it talked about/written about everywhere. This synchronicity has happened recently on the topic of friendship. Relationships is a big component of retirement transition in general and one I focused heavily on at the beginning of my retirement as I … Continue reading Updating My Thinking on Friendship

Abandonment Understanding – Second of 2

This blog post shares continued insights from exploring childhood abandonment. See first post here. As I explored the area of childhood abandonment, common defense coping mechanisms were discussed. All these response mechanisms are good when the perceived threat is real and in fact, you should have all of these response mechanisms in your toolbox depending … Continue reading Abandonment Understanding – Second of 2

Learning more about Abandonment – part 1 of 2

When I read the myth of Persephone, it resonated deeply. See my blog link to my goddess archetype understanding here;. I related to Persephone’s separation from her mother and subsequent personality traits. Persephone’s mythology could be seen as childhood abandonment. This blog post shares some of my insights from exploring childhood abandonment. Note: additional information … Continue reading Learning more about Abandonment – part 1 of 2

How am I using insights into goddess archetypes? (5th in a series)

A warning: This blog post continues this series based on my current exploration into feminist writing. If this type of information is not of interest to you, I’ll return to more “retirement transition – life journey” stuff soon. This is a continuation of insights from my reading exploration. Previous posts specifically on the goddess reading … Continue reading How am I using insights into goddess archetypes? (5th in a series)

An Inner Quest (4th in a series)

A warning: This blog post continues my tangent into a series of posts exploring the feminist writings I am reading. If this type of information is not of interest to you, I’ll return to more “retirement transition – life journey” stuff soon. This blog is a specific look at The Virgin’s Promise by Kim Hudson … Continue reading An Inner Quest (4th in a series)

What Does Living in the Patriarchy Look Like? (third in a series)

A warning: This blog post continues the tangent I am on - a series of posts based on my current exploration into feminist writing. If this type of information is not of interest to you, I’ll return to more “retirement transition – life journey” stuff soon. This is a continuation of insights from my reading … Continue reading What Does Living in the Patriarchy Look Like? (third in a series)