Readers with retirement/next chapter on their minds…
Here is an exhaustive list of topics and terms related to the subject, in case it helps with any of your creative endeavors. I know it’s been a valuable resource for me.
And a screenshot sample…
An excerpt from James Clear’s newsletter today:
Your 1st blog post will be bad, but your 1000th will be great.
Your 1st workout will be weak, but your 1000th will be strong.
Your 1st meditation will be scattered, but your 1000th will be focused.
Put in your reps.
And an article on…
A reminder to readers: This blog isn’t about my preaching to you as much as it is about me getting myself moving in the right direction.
My next post: My wife asks to see some of my recent work…Uh-ohhhh. How do I package all these various creative ventures…and misadventures?
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won’t Get from Your Financial Advisor
by Ernie Zelinsky
Some of his section titles: [selected to reaffirm this blog’s intent]
Create a new identity because your old one won’t do.
Work at something that is not so much a job, but a fun thing to do.
Reclaiming your creative spirit will put joyful purpose into your retirement life.
An ounce of action is worth a ton of sitting around.
Don’t leave this world with songs unsung that you would like to sing.
Greetings fellow creators.
The title of this piece says it all.
Author and artist Malaka Gharib shares these tips:
Set an Extremely Tight Deadline She suggests a word count or a time limit.
Take Advantage of How Little Time You Have.
When You Don’t Know Where to Start, Look Around. Okay, go ahead, call it ‘eavesdropping’ or ‘spying’. Hey, no malice intended. You’re just trying to be an artist!
Draw On Your Memories (Or Just Draw Your Memories) Think of how evocative the old family album can be. Tap the power of those photos in your mind.
“Rather than trying to reinvent the wheel,
build on to that which is already excellent.”
― Auliq Ice