I had big plans before the New Year. I created a "20 in 2020" list, put together a brief Winter Snowbird Action Plan, started my new tracking lists (new things, books read, daily gratitude), and printed out my Release Workbook. I was ready to tackle our second snowbird season and really work on my Release … Continue reading Is it Procrastination?
With the first step of our multi-step move plan underway, it's been a hectic couple of weeks. So this post is just a sampling of things I've been musing on this month. Hobbies An article I read on hobbies reminded me it’s probably time to do a “where is your time spent” reality check versus … Continue reading Mid-Month Musings
When exploring various inspirational materials, it’s often a surprise to me when there is a coincidence in the topics. Is the Universe telling me something I really need to focus on? Last month, this occurred with a Chopra Meditation Series on Empowerment and my reading a Rachel Hollis book (Girl, Stop Apologizing), which was also … Continue reading Empowerment Inspiration
I have chosen RELEASE as my 2020 Word-of-the-Year. For me a WOTY is my focus area for the year. In past year’s my words included JOY (which helped me embrace practicing positivity), SOAR (which stood for Savoring, Optimistic, Activating, and Resilient and, while complicated, was a strong word for the year I was fighting cancer … Continue reading WOTY 2020 – RELEASE
I’ve discovered in my retirement that I really enjoy trying new things – whether a new restaurant, a new theater production, or a new type of cooking in a cooking class. In 2018, I had a goal of 52 New Things – one per week – and blew it away with over 75 things that … Continue reading New Things Tracking – 2019 Summary
I thought I might share some of my thought-process in choosing a 2020 WOTY to encourage others to think through their own word selection. I blogged about How-To find your word-of-the-year a couple of years ago (link here) and also did a review of what worked on some of my recent words (link here). I … Continue reading Exploring Word of the Year
My refined Retirement Lifestyle Vision Statement is a series of 4 words: Active. Connected. Creative. Contemplative. Early on 2019, I knew it was going to be my year of contemplation. I had worked on building a more active lifestyle with yoga, zumba, regular walking in Cincinnati, adding in biking in Florida. Being active needs to … Continue reading My Year of Contemplation