It is halfway through the year of 2022, and therefore time to look at how I am doing on my 22 for 22 Plan (link here – Jan 2 2022). As it’s also halfway through the summer (because in Florida, summer is full on by May 1), I have my “Summer of 22 Fun” list … Continue reading Berate or Celebrate?
Filling the Void
A number of times, I’ve had friends who are not yet retired wonder what they will do with their days when they are not working. They really cannot imagine a future without work. For many of them this is filling 55-60 hours/week or more (yes, they are workaholics like I was)…. that is over 3300 … Continue reading Filling the Void
The Method in the Madness
I am Refining my Transition Plan. There is a method to the madness. My whole transition process was based on the process of Innovation Thinking (based on my career as a product designer). For those of you new to my blog, this process is: REFLECT: A deep self-discovery introspection that becomes the foundational insights for … Continue reading The Method in the Madness
Freedom versus Commitment
I really enjoyed reading the in-depth survey recently published by Age Wave/Merrill Lynch where they talk about the 4 phases of retirement. Having just passed my 2-year into retirement mark, I have definitely lived the “2-year retirement transition” phase they called Liberation and Self-Discovery. I do believe I am entering the next (quite long) phase … Continue reading Freedom versus Commitment