Throwback Thursday

For my (new) Throwback Thursday series, I’m linking back to some of the core Retirement Transition How-to’s. Today's first of the series will look at the OVERALL Retirement Transition Process that helps you design your own unique retirement lifestyle. Based on the design thinking approach I used while working in product innovation, the Retirement Transition … Continue reading Throwback Thursday

Happy Anniversary to Me!

July is a big month for me here at Retirement Transition.  It’s the anniversary of my retirement day (7 years) and the anniversary of my blog (6 years).   As I have noted many times, I do think “retirement transition” continues to be an accurate term because retirement, like life, is a series of transitions.  Some … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Me!

Planned Spontaneity

On my Autumn Bucket List was the item “be spontaneous”. I’ve been struggling with executing this action item.   Is planned spontaneity too much of an oxymoron? Trying to be more spontaneous meant less structured plans. And for me, that lead to more ups & downs of feelings of satisfaction. When I have days of inactivity, … Continue reading Planned Spontaneity

New Experience – Exploring Tarot

Asking the Universe for guidance, listening for Spirit Guides, carrying crystals, understanding my chakras, reading Tarot cards. It’s not that I don't not believe in these things. (Oh, the double negative of that sentence…terrible grammar!) I find it fascinating.  So I’m continuing to explore and recently delved into a Tarot card reading and an Intuitive … Continue reading New Experience – Exploring Tarot

Future Scenarios – a How-to Vision Tool

Back in April 2015 I came across a tool about writing 5 Future Scenarios. It was a way of visioning where you want to go/who you want to be/what you want to do. The approach has you pick 5 different elements of what you think your future life could be like and then tell the … Continue reading Future Scenarios – a How-to Vision Tool