Guest Post – Cultivating A Positive Mindset

I enjoy when I have an opportunity to guest post. It gives me an opportunity to "meet" new folks and also to introduce my readers to someone new. Today, I'm guest posting over at Leanne's blog - Cresting the Hill. Similar to me, Leanne is an early-retiree and a midlife blogger. Not similar to me, … Continue reading Guest Post – Cultivating A Positive Mindset

Book Review – Positive Aging

Fellow blogger Kathy Gottberg’s book Positive Aging (Amazon link here) is a wonderful reiteration of the importance of being positive about aging via a combination of research background and some practical how-to’s.  If you read her wonderful blog (link here), you'll be familiar with many of these concepts, but reiteration is helpful, especially for a formally … Continue reading Book Review – Positive Aging

Buzzwords Abound – What does Self-Care mean to you?

While self-care might feel like the latest million-dollar buzzword, there is something intriguing in caring for yourself. Appreciating yourself. Loving yourself. As part of my Retirement Transition I’m learning how to be kinder to myself.  I’m working on letting go of the Imposter Complex and the feelings of “I’m not enough”. So Self-Care felt like … Continue reading Buzzwords Abound – What does Self-Care mean to you?

Anniversaries – A Time to Reflect

There seems to be natural moments to reflect & celebrate the past and then plan the future. For some this could be the year-end, the change of seasons, or the new moons. For me there are now two concurrent anniversaries that are making me pause to reflect and celebrate: the 4-year anniversary of retirement from … Continue reading Anniversaries – A Time to Reflect

Turn that Frown Upside Down

  One of the things I have tried to do during retirement transition is to stay positive about the changes happening.   I have to admit, I am more a pessimist by nature and yes, I defiantly have RBF (for those new to that term….resting bitch face).   During my work career, my pessimism showed up … Continue reading Turn that Frown Upside Down