Story I'm telling Myself

The Story I’m Telling Myself

The Story The story I’m telling myself right now is that I can choose what my history means to me. That means I can decide how much my history affects me. If history prevents you from having a better day, […]

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The "Enough Mindset" In Retirement

“Enough” In Retirement

The opposite of scarcity is enough   The opposite of scarcity is enough. Not abundance. In retirement, it is okay to be enough, and it is okay to have enough. Enough is the goal in retirement rather than abundance.   Scarcity […]

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you cannot take time with you

You Cannot Take Time With You

My Portfolio of Time  You cannot take time with you. When your time is up, there is no more time or money to spend. We must spend our time now before it is too late. Today, some say, is the […]

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retirement reinvention

Retirement Reinvention

Reinvention in Retirement     If you are getting ready to retire, you need to understand that retirement necessitates reinvention of yourself. When does your re-invention start? When you start to think about retirement. Retirement is reinvention. Let’s talk about […]

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Purpose in Retirement

Purpose in Retirement

Cultivating Purpose in Retirement   Purpose in life is important, especially during transitions, such as retirement. Languishing, or not feeling engaged in one’s life, is not ideal, especially in retirement when you have more time to focus on yourself. Not […]

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Are Inherited HSA taxable

Spend your HSA During Life

Don’t Die with your HSA Let’s keep this short and to the point: Don’t Die With your HSA! Yes, non-spouses can inherit leftovers from your Health Savings Account. However, while it is tax-free to you, unfortunately, it is fully taxable […]

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retirement pitfalls

Pitfalls and Retirement Traps

Pitfalls and Retirement Traps You can retire many times if you understand the false dichotomy of retirement, but most of us want to get it right the first time. Here is a list of some retirement pitfalls and traps you […]

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Mindfulness in Retirement

The Benefits of Mindfulness

Benefits of Mindfulness in Retirement   Mindfulness has proven health benefits in retirement. You can improve your life and benefit from mindfulness. Mindfulness is meta-awareness, where you are aware that you are aware. It is intentional and non-judgmental awareness of […]

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Over and over again for eternity

Over and over again for eternity

Over and over again   Would you live your life over and over again for eternity? Some answer the question affirmatively and move on with life. And then there is the rest of us. We stop and consider what the […]

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