Do What You Do for Charity

My recent radio/podcast interview with Blaine Bartlett and Cynthia Kersey on the topic of Foundations & compassionate business was powerful for me. Two reasons. One is this quote, I believe Cynthia credits David Meltzer with: Do what you do for charity, as it makes the retirement transition sound so much easier, as a place to start. I translate this as …

Courage – Maximize Retirement show #15

I’ve been on a mission to find a guest to talk about Courage for a few weeks now. When I was recently in the library looking for something else, my eye caught a orange book with Courage in big letters on it. Well, maybe that will help, so I took it home. Debbie Ford surprised me with her approach, but …

9 Volunteering Tips – Maximize Retirement show

Guest John Barnett, past WA state AARP President, show #9 is especially popular. Here are 6 of his 9 tips to entice your listening. 1. Get started in any activity that seems reasonable. 2. Learn what moves and motivates you. 3. Spread yourself around. 4. Develop a specialty. 5. Enjoy your fellow volunteers. 6. Volunteer to improve your health. etc., etc., etc …

Re-Imagining Retirement: Gratitude

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” Maya Angelou A recent video I watched by Shawn Achor, the author of The Happiness Advantage, excited me! I’ve felt it is such a personal choice to see life as negative rather …

Join us for conversation – Maximize Retirement Talk Radio

Every Thursday morning at 9 Pacific time or noon Eastern time we are inspiring possibilities and purpose in retirement. You can join in our conversation to comment or answer questions our guest pose. We’d love to hear from you.  http://boldbravemedia.com/shows/maximize-retirement/  Also, find us on Roku and soon-to-be on iHeart radio and iTunes radio.

Re-Imagining Retirement: Time

Latest published article: https://myedmondsnews.com/2018/09/re-imagining-retirement-time/?mc_cid=0a26e4ae3d&mc_eid=ad5bd9c2f7 Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love, time is Eternity. -Henry Van Dyke Time is a precious commodity. Free. Freedom. Yet also priceless. How do you value time? Do you think about …

Re-Imagining Retirement: Possibility

Latest published article: https://myedmondsnews.com/2018/08/re-imagining-retirement-possibility/?mc_cid=74bef32179&mc_eid=ad5bd9c2f7 I get excited about the possibility of fully engaging everyone’s potential, unique gifts and skills. There are millions of various combinations possible in expressing them around the world! So, I was blown away with the superb stories of breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all of life in The Art of Possibility. Written by Rosamund, a …

CUTV interview with Jim Masters

I was delighted to be a guest on CUTV news talk radio today with Jim Masters. I coach people in finding their effortless vitality during transitions. Retirement is the big transition facing Baby Boomers. When we no longer have a reason to get out of bed (structure), no longer have a task to do or a title (identity), who are we? CHOSE …

It’s time for retirement. . . now what was it that made me happy, again?

While we’ve been putting a roof over our head and paying for college, we might have let a few dreams get dusty — or forgotten! We’ve sacrificed our joy — for making a living. In retirement, it’s time to breathe new life into our dreams and remember WHAT BRINGS US JOY? Was there something you wanted to be known for? …

Re-Imagine Retirement: Talent and Time

“If one has a talent and cannot use it, one has failed. If one has a talent and only uses half of it, one has partially failed. If one has a talent and learns to use the whole of it, they have gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few people will ever know.” – Thomas Wolfe”. I came …