I like this quote from Mark Patterson’s post on gotoretirement.com.
“Waiting for something different to happen after you retire is not a plan and may lead to discontent.”
You can also find some good ideas for a proactive retirement in this aboutboomers.net post.
This list of 50 Tips for a Healthy, Wealthy, Happy Retirement should provide a few good starting points.
A few of my favorites:
- Find a motto for your retirement plan.
- Come out of retirement for a career switch.
- Get a dog.
- Learn a new skill.
Here are a few suggestions from Melyssa Griffin on how she enhances her creative side. You’ve probably tried most or all of these, but they serve as worthy reminders.
From a creative standpoint, how will life be different a year from now?
In her YouTube video, Creative Reinvention: The Power to Choose, Elaine Shelly says, “‘Choosing’ is saying yes to that nagging voice, it’s saying yes to your dreams and goals.”
Will this coming year require your ‘saying yes’?