In Ageless Soul - The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy by Thomas Moore, he presents the concept of actively aging versus simply growing old. I was intrigued by the subtitle of this book as it brought in my word of the year (journey) as well as the concept of life meaning. From the beginning … Continue reading Spirituality Reading – Cliff Notes on Ageless Soul
As many of you know, I went outside my comfort zone and published my book about Retirement Transition. As some have pointed out to me, many people (especially many bloggers) dream about writing a book, but few work actually do. Recently I was reminded that a dream is not a goal without actual plans … Continue reading My First Book Interview!
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.
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”
Writing inspiration comes from many places. Recently I’ve encountered a few different references about trying to understand what’s really important. This was a great thing to think about moving into a new year. Karen Hume at Profound Journey talked about her morning journaling: “In selecting and writing about the most important thing that happened … Continue reading Am I doing what’s really important to me?
“The best-laid plans of mice and men”… and apparently, retirement transitioners. When life puts detours on your path, being resilient and adjusting is part of a successful retirement. And I am hell-bent on having a successful retirement. So it’s time for adjusting my plan. What is the latest detour in my path? I’ve received a diagnosis of … Continue reading Change of Plan
At the recommendation of a few other bloggers, I went to my local WordCamp weekend conference. While I had a mixed reaction to the event, I was glad I went. And in fact, will probably go again next year. Here’s a quick synopsis of that mixed reaction: I’m (just) a hobby blogger. The local WordCamp … Continue reading WordCamp Cincinnati