When you’re transitioning into retirement with only a limited plan of what comes next, often voiced fears include what will I do and will I be bored. The stereotypes for retirees and early retirees are no longer true, but are still firmly engrained: Retirees move south to golf everyday or spend time with the grandkids … Continue reading What is retirement life really like?
Since retiring I have spent time reading about longevity and healthy aging. It’s not a new area of exposure for me, but it is interesting that I have time and energy now to implement some of the things/activities recommended. I’ve noticed that the newest buzzword for this area is “self-care”…so to be current, here my … Continue reading Self-Care in Retirement
Participating in the blog-link-up on Seasonal Bucket list has not made spring arrive any sooner this year. In fact, winter is hanging on longer than I can ever remember. However, it is time to consider - has the extended winter kept me from activating my Spring Bucket list? My Spring Theme had 10 New Things … Continue reading Spring Bucket List Update – Am I Soaring?
What life metaphor am I living? And is that right for me now or do I want to change it? Recently the idea of life metaphor has emerged in various things I’m reading. When something pops a few times, it makes me want to explore it more! My word of the year is SOAR … Continue reading Life Metaphor
A number of blogging friends are engaging in the A to Z challenge in April. The challenge is to post 26 times in the month on a single theme with postings aligning to the alphabet A to Z. I love lists and have done A to Z lists before on things like Jolts of Joy … Continue reading Soaring A to Z
I was inspired to create a Winter Bucket list by a group of bloggers (thanks Christie Hawkes) who regularly share their seasonal lists. They take a slightly different approach to their bucket list as it’s focused on just the three months of the season and therefore more specific and short term. I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading Spring Bucket List – to Soar
There is a rhythm that runs through your days. Your personal rhythm is almost second nature in how you manage your daily life. After 30+ years of working, it can be a bit choppy and chaotic, but there is still a daily rhythm. You don't need to think about waking, eating, working, commuting, and maybe, … Continue reading The Rhythm of Life