Updating the Bucket List

While I have sometimes called my Seasonal Plans a “bucket list”, they are in reality 3-month action plans. I do have a more traditional bucket list, the things-to-do-before-I-die kind-of-list. There are some things that have been on that list for years. And I’m starting to think I should drop some of them from the list. … Continue reading Updating the Bucket List

Revisiting the To Work or Not to Work Dilemma

Since publishing my book, Retirement Transition: An Innovation Approach (available on line at Amazon), I’ve gotten into a few conversations about working and retirement.   Some have questioned, “If you’re working at all, are you really retired?” (Yes, you can be.)  Others have stated, “Of course you should work at least part time, otherwise you’re not … Continue reading Revisiting the To Work or Not to Work Dilemma

19 Possible New Things to Explore in 2019

Since I completed my Retirement Transition book (more to come on final publication!), I’ve been feeling the need for a new “big project”.  Keep in mind, I love (need) a plan! It was suggested I just start writing my next book. And that is a possibility. But I wondered about other things to explore this … Continue reading 19 Possible New Things to Explore in 2019

What I am Learning in Retirement

Being relatively new to retirement, I am finding there is a learning curve.  It’s more than learning about an interest area.  It’s learning how to live.   Here are some of the specific things I am learning about life in retirement: In retirement, you choose how to spend your days. This is a bit of a … Continue reading What I am Learning in Retirement

Breaking through the Barriers

When was the last time you truly changed a life pattern? Stopped a long-term habit?   Started a new habit, formed a new relationship, or learned a new skill?   Changing patterns is not easy – and even a huge change like retirement transition doesn’t make creating new habits a simple task.   You do not wake up … Continue reading Breaking through the Barriers