Key Questions on Life Domains

Building a life in retirement required me to think about things beside work. In my book Retirement Transition – An Innovative Approach (link here to Amazon purchase), I created a holistic Life Domains Framework with seven life design areas.  Building from a center of self-knowledge, I used this framework to help craft my Retirement Lifestyle … Continue reading Key Questions on Life Domains

My Year of Contemplation

My refined Retirement Lifestyle Vision Statement is a series of 4 words: Active. Connected. Creative. Contemplative. Early on 2019, I knew it was going to be my year of contemplation. I had worked on building a more active lifestyle with yoga, zumba, regular walking in Cincinnati, adding in biking in Florida. Being active needs to … Continue reading My Year of Contemplation

Summer Summary & Autumn Action Plan

Sometimes in this retirement life, I feel like I need to start with an “AA” like statement, “Hi, my name is Pat and I’m a planner”.   I’ve learned that I need written plans – weekly schedules and daily to-do’s.  Seasonal action plans also fit this need.  When I have plans in place I feel a … Continue reading Summer Summary & Autumn Action Plan