I started blogging for a few different reasons - one being that I have always loved to play with words. Another reason was to share my thinking on retirement transition with others - the teacher in me coming out. And still another is a desire to call myself a writer as part of my retirement … Continue reading Is blogging really being a writer?
As kids, teens, and young adults we are regularly asked - what do you want to be when you grow up? During this retirement transition, I’ve continued to struggle in defining (discovering?) my passion - what do I want to do/who do I want to be? I just finished reading the book I Could Do Anything, … Continue reading What do I want to be when I grow up?
Recently, one of the bloggers I followed recommended a new book by an author I had read during my transition. This new book, as with many authors, includes a repeat of some of the same great tools and exercises the author finds especially useful – in this case tools to aid in transitioning. It made … Continue reading Hindsight
As part of my training for becoming a Retirement Life Coach, I was exposed to some interesting theory on how we think and act, which then evolved into the hypothesis that we have innate strengths at each stage of the thinking/acting process. Here’s a short synopsis of personality functions through the thinking/acting process from the … Continue reading Thinking Strengths & Personality
When I retired, a good friend gave me a shopping bag full of books about retirement. She knows I am a researcher at heart and did not have a life plan in place on the day I retired. As she is also a few years behind me in the journey, she joked that I should curate … Continue reading My New Job? Curator of Retirement Books!