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Thought Provokers: What are you still curious about? And what are you doing to feed that curiosity? Are you becoming more curious as you get older? Or less? Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2019 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
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Who might have their own notions about how YOU will spend your retirement years? A spouse or partner? Your adult children? An elderly parent? Is there a conversation you need to be having? Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2019 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
Join a choir. (There are even choirs for people who can't sing - google 'choirs for people who can't sing' or 'tuneless choirs') Join a book club. (Try your local library for details of clubs in your area.) Become a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2019 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
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Heard a great tip yesterday from someone who'd downsized into a retirement apartment from a larger property: Continue reading
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If you haven’t dated in a long time, getting back into circulation can seem overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been in a long-term relationship that recently ended, or you’ve been single and busy with other priorities. Either way, you’re bound to wonder... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
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Like most of us, you probably have a lot of things on your mind. Sometimes, those ideas and thoughts bouncing around in your head can start to feel overwhelming. You may have secret hopes, dreams, a new love interest (or an established relationship that's hit a rough patch), fears, ideas... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Just a Journal Junkie
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Journaling can be an amazing tool for self-development. But if you're a perfectionist, building a journaling habit can be difficult. Maybe you've tried journaling before, but you wanted to edit everything you wrote, so you gave up. Or maybe you're afraid to "ruin" a perfect blank notebook by filling it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Just a Journal Junkie
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Writing in a daily journal may seem like a daunting task. How do you decide what to write about every single day? Some journal writers may enjoy writing without direction, but sometimes that leads to writer's block and wasted hours of thinking about what to write. The following are some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Just a Journal Junkie
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You may have been up late at night, unable to sleep, and found your way to the crafty side of the web. Blogs, videos, and uploaded images show pictures of journals that are decorated in a number of ways. You may have even seen a few that you like. The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Just a Journal Junkie
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When you think of a journal, you may think of weight loss or devotional journals. What you may not think of are happiness journals. In fact, you may even wonder what a happiness journal is. Here are some things to know about happiness journals. These key points will help you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Just a Journal Junkie
Need help with that? Check out our checklists... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2017 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
If you're female, retired (or soon-to-be-retired) and single, join us in the Association of Retired Single Women Facebook group. We're a friendly lot - mostly happy to be single and not particularly looking for another relationship (but we haven't completely... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
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It's not easy to stay motivated while you're trying to lose weight. You're surrounded by temptations, and everyone seems to be able to eat the things you can't enjoy anymore. However, there are tricks that can help you stay on... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog
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Roughly half of marriages in both the UK and the US end in divorce, but, whilst divorce rates are falling or plateauing in other age groups, later-life (or silver) divorce is on the rise. Most people understand the risks that... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2017 at Contemporary Retirement Coaching Blog