As a recovering workaholic, I still feel guilty if I spend the afternoon doing the crossword, taking a nap, reading a book, writing a blog, or goodness, just sitting and enjoying the sunshine. Part of me feels like if I’m not working (meaning working for financial compensation), then I should be pursuing life meaning. Certainly … Continue reading Guilty about Time Wasters?
I’m sharing this past month’s Winter Blues because sometimes I think it’s helpful to hear that not everything in retirement transition is an easy road. My “morning mental health checks” since the beginning of this year have not been good. Yes, part of my morning journaling is an emotional assessment. Last year seemed to be … Continue reading Winter Blues
We’ve got a Name for That
Reading through different people’s transition blogs and talking with retirees, I’ve concluded that retirement transition is an amazingly individual transition. Because you’re figuring out what you want to do next, it is all about you. It is nobody else’s “should”! But I’ve also realized, there are some things that many people feel. And knowing you’re … Continue reading We’ve got a Name for That