I had big plans before the New Year. I created a "20 in 2020" list, put together a brief Winter Snowbird Action Plan, started my new tracking lists (new things, books read, daily gratitude), and printed out my Release Workbook. I was ready to tackle our second snowbird season and really work on my Release … Continue reading Is it Procrastination?
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
The knowing doesn’t make the doing any easier. A blog about selecting my 2018 Word-of-the-Year. A pet peeve for me has always been the total focus on why something is important. Training classes at work would focus on the why something was important, but not tell you how to actually do it. Even now, so … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go
I am using lots of tools to help me create a new retirement lifestyle — a vision statement & affirmations, a vision board for the year, a word of the year, and quarterly action plans with measures. Yes, some might consider this overkill, but my corporate workaholic tendencies are still alive and kicking. Also, as … Continue reading 2017 in Review
I’ve just read a series of winter bucket list blogs, following links on Christie Hawkes post, which really inspired me. And, one of the tools for ensuring you do things (take action) is to tell others your intentions. So I’m compelled to publish my own Winter/Holiday Bucket list. While winter doesn’t begin astrologically until … Continue reading Winter Bucket List
This is a blog about when you realize you and your significant other have significant differences in life vision for retirement. One significant difference has to do with stuff. He firmly believes: he with the most stuff at the end wins. While he is not a true hoarder, he is definitely a packrat. I’m not … Continue reading De-Clutter & the Big Move
A bump in the road, a curve in the path, an obstacle on the journey. Whatever you want to call it, I experienced a big one in the first days of the New Year. A plan we had in place for 18 months, that we thought was coming to fruition next month, was suddenly gone. … Continue reading A Bump in the Road