One of the things I did this spring was to explore a 21-day on-line meditation podcast (sponsored by Oprah and Deepak Chopra). For me this was both something new and something out of my comfort zone. I’ve never done podcasts (don't judge my tech-phobia), nor had I really tried meditation. Savasana in yoga or daily … Continue reading Meditation Exploration
This is a mini-post on some musings that reading various blog posts and listening to podcasts through the past month have stimulated. Spring-cleaning this year is about releasing reminders of a different era and a different persona. It was time to let go of old work papers and memorabilia. Finding out about a free Shred … Continue reading Mid Month Musings
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
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