Fellow retirees, I wanted to share this excerpt from James Clear’s book, Atomic Habits.
My favorite points from:
How to Be Thankful For Your Life by Changing Just One Word
- “You transition from seeing these behaviors as burdens and turn them into opportunities.”
- “We can find evidence for whatever mind-set we choose.”
- “So often, the things we view as work are actually the reward.”
I was cruising through my phone’s photo library for a certain shot from a while back and I realized I had captured so many moments that I really had not appreciated.
Lesson to self: Don’t just take photos. Relive them. See what emotions and richer details are recaptured. Make your past as enjoyable as the present. And it might even lead to a fuller, more deeply appreciated future.
Probably not a headline you run across all that often…
Been busy with this latest venture into ‘something new’:
There HAVE been obstacles:
Am thankful I have my ‘retirement hours’ for what now feels like more of a challenge than I intended. [Note: I AM typing this one-handed.]