What does retirement mean for YOU?
Does it mean retiring from a career? Or, does it mean retiring from life?
Are you using your retirement years for excitement like new passions, hobbies, and skills? Or are you existing?
Make it a GOOD life!
If you want to live a long, healthy life without regrets, you are using all your years to your benefit – to be your best at any age!
Here are 21 statements to help you consider if you’re really living life FULLY. How many are true for you?
_____ I enjoy meaningful conversations daily.
_____ I make new acquaintances every week.
_____ I am coping well with everyday stress.
_____ I live an active life.
_____ I involve myself in a variety of different projects.
_____ I invest in time for self-reflection.
_____ I can focus on one task at a time.
_____ I have defined goals for the future.
_____ I think about my future with optimism and excitement.
_____ I learn at least one new skill each year.
_____ I continue to improve my health and diet.
_____ I value my social life.
_____ I pursue new experiences often.
_____ I am open to new perspectives and willing to challenge my beliefs.
_____ I spend time every day with a spiritual practice.
_____ I seek out enjoyable activities daily.
_____ I challenge my mind with books – fiction and non-fiction.
_____ I collaborate with like-minded people.
_____ I continue to nurture and deepen existing relationships.
_____ I intentionally choose empowering thoughts and habits.
_____ I smile numerous times throughout the day.
Clearly MORE is BETTER! How did you score?
Regardless of what is going on in the world today, YOU can live happily ever after.
There are more ways to communicate now than ever before. If you’re willing to learn and use new technologies, the world is open to you!
You can take a college course for FREE. You can email with a pen pal in another part of the world. You can view any place in the world with virtual online tours!
And the natural beauty of the world is never dull!
Watch every sunrise and sunset you can and take nature walks to notice the spring growth of flowers or trees. Don’t forget to plant some seeds and watch your own garden grow!
Be sure you are living life intentionally because it’s just too wonderful to miss!