It is halfway through the year of 2022, and therefore time to look at how I am doing on my 22 for 22 Plan (link here – Jan 2 2022). As it’s also halfway through the summer (because in Florida, summer is full on by May 1), I have my “Summer of 22 Fun” list … Continue reading Berate or Celebrate?
For me, planning is a creative and motivating activity. It helps give shape to my dreams/visions and allows me to build structure & routine. Plans for me are not set in stone – I am fine (usually) with changing plans along the way. I’ve learned that I am not great with having day after day … Continue reading Action Plan 2022
I don't usually write posts “of the moment”, but today is the first day of spring and I wanted to get my mind wrapped around our spring plans. I find seasonal action plans very helpful in keeping me aligned to my retirement lifestyle vision. I had created a fun set of Winter Activities that took … Continue reading Spring Plans
One of the tools I extoll in my book Retirement Transition – An Innovative Approach (link here to Amazon purchase) is the use of a Vision Statement and Action Plan. As one of my favorite quotes says: “Would you tell me please which way I should go from here?” said Alice. “That depends a good … Continue reading A Look at Vision Statements
I am struggling a bit during our continued isolation. I go back and forth between too much media exposure, which tends to stress me, and then no media, which makes me feel bad about being uninformed. I’m finding it hard to concentrate on reading, to pick a new course to take, or to identify a … Continue reading Random Thoughts Mid June
After retirement, some habits just do not die. You learn that some of those habits you really do need! I’m a planner. Most days, I need to have things on my calendar. I am learning to enjoy the occasional non-scheduled day, but too many in a week and I get a bit antsy. So I need … Continue reading Seasonal Bucket List – A New Way to Talk the Quarterly Action Plan