I was talking to my longtime friend on the phone this morning and, as we reflected on the life and struggles of a 92-year-old acquaintance, he made the above sports reference.
Yikes…many of us are in our fourth quarter!
Time to re-think our work ethic…and focus on our play ethic.
I found this article very interesting and recently shared this within a Facebook group.
- Which stage are you in?
- Are you straddling more than one?
- Which stage do you want to be in?
Yep, I’m full of questions today, but with few answers. More on that later.
I can say that I am at the stage where I realize I probably have already used the image above, but am shrugging and going with it. [This is a nod to the emerging philosophy of “perfect is the enemy of ‘done’.”]
Where can I find inspiration in my daily retired life?
Here is a little help:
I just ran across this Seven Ways to Cultivate Inspiration item in my inbox.
My favorites, at this point:
Given enough time to ruminate on paper or a screen, it never fails that some intriguing, interesting, or inciteful [and often, insightful] notion pops up.
#5: Surround yourself with the right people
In-person is better, but those ‘right people’ might well be online connections.
#6: Spend time in nature.
The change in environment usually pays off.
A sense of gratitude often sinks in.
And if you’re mindful enough, you may well see something you haven’t seen before.
Describe an ideal day of your next chapter.
Enrich your vision with details!