Be Who You are Meant to be Growing Older

Sunset Cabo for Retirement TravelHappiness is acceptance – I struggle with this one. As a person who has lots of goals and things I want to do, it’s easy to get focused on what’s ahead and make the prize the source of my happiness. I have to constantly reign myself in that it’s about the journey and where I am today. [Read more...]

Find the Beauty and Wonder in the World as You Age

Arizona Retirement Transition Coach Goes to SingaporeGrowing Older Gracefully You Tube Video #5

You’re totally Unique Just like everyone else- Do you remember kindergarten and how I was important to be one of the group and not stand out or be special. But, we are all special in our own unique ways, not better, just special.

Practice random kindness-I love the concept of ‘Pass it Forward.” When was the last time you went out of your way to be extra kind to a stranger, clerk in a store or server? [Read more...]

Tips for Growing Older and Successful Aging

In this blog, I write a lot about retirement activities.  Certainly, helping people find a retirement purpose is an important aspect of what I do.  In addition, successful aging isn’t just about what we do, but who we get to be.  Being who we are and living authentically is an important part of the new aging.

Encapsulated the Growing Older Gracefully series are tips about what successful aging is all about: [Read more...]

Baby Boomers Embrace Growing Older Gracefully

Retirement travel leads to Singapore orchidsBiology dictated the earlier years of your life. Remember how our generation was going to do things differently. We set off with good intentions in the 1960’s. Our world was going to be unlike our parents. Yet, in many ways, we became our parents. What we didn’t realize was biology largely dictates the adult years. The need to bond, make and support families, and build a home are buried deep inside our psyche. Yes, your mind can override biology, but the urge remains very strong within us. [Read more...]

Tips for Positive Aging – Leap and the Net Will Appear

Tips for Positive Aging – Leap and the Net Will AppearThis is the fourth video in the series about positive aging. While aging baby boomers are looking for activities for their retirement purpose, the quest for fulfillment is as much in the ‘be’ing and stillness of life as it is in the ‘do’ing and activities of growing older. [Read more...]

Tips for Positive Aging: Speak Your Truth

Tips for positive agingThis is the third in a series about positive aging. So much of this blog is about retirement activities. Which is certainly important, but I don’t you want to miss there great meaning of growing old, which is about being who we are.

The first lesson in this short video is about speaking your truth at all times. It is often a challenge to speak our truth. We don’t want to offend other or say the ‘wrong’ thing. But an even bigger obstacle is know what our truth is. Often we have been focused on the roles we’ve played and don’t know who were are and what we believe. As you watch the video, take a moment to ask, “What is my truth?” You may be surprised by the answer. [Read more...]