Life is Full of Transitions

And retirement life is no different in having major life transitions. Some transitions are planned, some are unexpected, and some planned but have a lot of uncertainty still involved. Beyond the transition of leaving a full-time career, other life transitions in my own retirement years included starting and ending a consulting “second career”, dealing with … Continue reading Life is Full of Transitions

Fall to Winter Transition

It continues to be a challenge for me to think about seasonal changes here in Florida.  Even in December, I am in shorts and flip-flops most days with high temperatures in the 80s (in F, that’s mid 20’s C).  I’m not wearing Christmas sweaters; I'm buying Christmas T-shirts! This year I shifted focus to seasonal … Continue reading Fall to Winter Transition

Dabbling versus Discipline

In one of my summer readings, I came across the concept that a life of discipline leads to fullness of life (happiness).   “With a life live with discipline, we become a better version of ourselves every day, able to fulfill our destiny and find happiness.”  Mathew Kelly As I continue to process my acceptance of … Continue reading Dabbling versus Discipline

Summer Study Part 3 – Imagined Reality

This blog continues sharing insights from my last summer reading program. (see blog posts one and two here).  This blog post focuses on my insights into the fascinating concept of Imagined Reality. The Cognitive Revolution in humankind could be considered the defining moment for our species. The behavior of all other animals has been determined … Continue reading Summer Study Part 3 – Imagined Reality

Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect

This blog continues insights from my last summer reading program (see part one here) with a focus on religion’s impact on some key global historical moments. I started reading about religion and it veered into reading about history. The intermingling of religion, politics, and economics throughout history is fascinating. One of the key global turning … Continue reading Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect