via From Working to Wisdom | Website of author Brendan Hare He interviewed over 40 people about their experiences in retirement.
After 2 months here I have taken so many pictures it has been a big job to edit and curate but here are the best. Almost all taken with my iPhone.
VaMoving out of Vancouver had never crossed my mind when I came to Hornby Island for a few days to attend the BluesFest in May 2018. In fact it was the farthest thing from my mind. But I caught the magic of Hornby Island. Last night at a movie at the community center, a gentleman… Read More Vancouver to Hornby -The Kindness of Friends
via Why Women need a Tribe
https://www.newretirement.com/retirement/rmd-minimize-required-minimum-distributions-rmd/?nr_a=symph&nr_placement=symph&nr_medium=email&nr_creative=Blog_2018_05a&nr_campaign=BlogDigest&nr_keyword=2018_05_04&utm_medium=email&utm_source=symph&utm_content=BlogDigest2018_05A&utm_campaign=BlogDigest Does anyone know of strategies for Canadians?
One of my favourite pastimes is walking and taking pictures. You never know what you will find. That’s a bit like life and retirement.
“It turns out that living in the midst of conflict is really bad for our health.” — Read on http://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/20/this-harvard-study-reveals-how-you-can-be-happier-and-more-successful.html
http://blog.oxfordseminars.ca/our-grad-talks-about-tattooing-and-teaching-english-in-china/ For anyone thinking about a new career teaching English as a second language with low barriers to entry and opportunities for travel, this article tells you how to do it.
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321424.php This study used very detailed statistics to estimate the effect of meditation and the paper is open access. I was convinced I should adopt the practice. </a
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/30/health/unretirement-work-seniors.html?smid=tw-nythealth&smtyp=cur While trying to illustrate the post I searched for images in creative commons. I found three photos of people with grey hair who appeared in a work type setting out of the millions of images available. A shortage of visual representation in the media? Just a bit.
Another thoughtful post from Smart Living on asking for what you want and being persistent in asking. As someone else has said, if you ask and you don’t get, you are just asking the wrong person. https://www.smartliving365.com/thoughts-on-gratitude-donuts-and-the-art-of-asking/
Ok so it took me all morning to write this. So that is one of the things I am doing in retirement but I am trying to stay away from the computer as much as possible. The weather has been so cold and rainy this spring in Vancouver I regret not going to Costa Rica… Read More What I’m doing in Retirement