The number one goal of most people that retire is to keep active by enjoying a good life! Now, how you define a good life is certainly up to you. But our featured bloggers love sharing their ideas with you!  TO SEE ORIGINAL POST AND COMMENTS OR ADD A COMMENT, simply click on the underlined headline of the post . This will take you to the original post. Add comment at the bottom.

  • GOOD ADVICE ANYTIME OF THE YEAR RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Retired, sold the family home the first day it was on the market, moved to Florida and rented a home, knowing only they wanted to live somewhere in southern Florida. So, goes one couple’s retirement experience. How well this goes is yet to be seen. Consider a different ... more
  • STAYING INDEPENDENT IN RETIREMENT KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – If things go as hoped my plans for retirement include living where I want in the house of my choice for as long as I can. I value my independence – the freedom to do what I want when I want and in this case, where I want. It ... more
  • PRIMING FOR POSITIVE AGING RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can never hurt you.” How many of us remember hearing that comforting advice when we were children? Well, it turns out our well-meaning mothers were not quite right about that. Not only can harmful words hurt, they can damage ... more
  • CAN WE DISAGREE POLITICALLY AND STILL BE FRIENDS? RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – No doubt about it-this is an unusual political season and civil political discussions seem more challenging than ever. Living in the same town for thirty-plus years, I mostly spent time with friends who shared my political ideologies. Now settling in to a new home in a new state, ... more
  • TRAVELING WITH DEBBIE RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Debbie has been traveling in Europe and we thought we would share her travel blog with you. Retirement is a great time to fulfil your travel dreams. Debbie’s travel blog provides a fun insight into this dream. CLICK HERE TO READ DEBBIE’S TRAVEL BLOG. more
  • BOOK REVIEW: THE GOOD LIFE RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – “The encounter with these ideas will change your life.” Award-winning Harvard professor Michael Puett makes this promise to students in his popular class, “Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory.” Realizing that teachings from the third most popular class at Harvard could speak to a broader audience, Puett and ... more
  • RETIREMENT IS NO TIME TO BE BORED KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – Do you ever have one of those mornings when you just don’t want to get out of bed? For whatever reason staying tucked under those warm blankets just sounds better than any other option. There is nothing you must do – the calendar is clean. And if you are ... more
  • IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Froid ou Chaud? A simple question from our Parisian waiter, and after six years of high school and college French, I knew those words meant “hot or cold”. But on the first night of my first trip to Paris many years ago, my mind went blank, and my ... more
  • A GOOD BOOK ON “OLDERS” RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – The population is aging, we are living longer and healthier lives, and yet, ageism remains the last socially sanctioned bias. As Ashton Applewhite says in the introduction of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, “Racist and sexist comments no longer get a pass, but who even blinks ... more
  • THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMUNICATION SKILL RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – What is the most important skill you could improve to help you communicate better as you age? Maybe you would like to express your feelings more effectively to your family and friends. If you are like most people, you didn’t identify being a better listener. Years ago I taught ... more