I enjoy having a Vision Board for the year to inspire me. I place it right next to where I write in my Morning Journal and it keeps my vision front and center and hopefully helping it manifest as the year progresses. This post captures the How-to do a Vision Board and then shares mine. … Continue reading Vision Board 2018
Thanks to a wonderful Find-Your-Word-of-the-Year 5-day process from susannahconway.com I was able to do some fun self-discovery work as I identified my word-of-the-year. I went into the process thinking I had a word in mind but through the insightful questioning and inspirational Facebook links, I ended up in a different place. I thought I would … Continue reading How-to Find Your Word-of-the-Year
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
Writing inspiration comes from many places. Recently I’ve encountered a few different references about trying to understand what’s really important. This was a great thing to think about moving into a new year. Karen Hume at Profound Journey talked about her morning journaling: “In selecting and writing about the most important thing that happened … Continue reading Am I doing what’s really important to me?
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
At a recent conference I attended, the topic of neuroscience and its relationship to personality was presented. This is a quick snapshot of the topic – mostly because I think it’s another example of understanding yourself better, and also understanding those whom you regularly interface with better. Better understanding myself allows me to understand what … Continue reading Neuroscience – the study of brain circuitry to understand personality
I recently attended a work-related conference. I can hear folks now… What? Aren’t you retired? But retirement doesn't mean that I’m not still working part-time, consulting in my field of expertise. And the fact was the conference was right here in town, less than 6 miles from my house, and very much related to my … Continue reading Intention versus Real Habit Formation