Finding Your Sweet Spot

One of my friends over in our “Younger Next Year” Facebook group posted this photo and I smiled while I looked at it knowing that I had found my ‘Ikigai” my own “sweet spot.” No, let me rephrase that, I didn’t actually find it,…

Grey Divorce

For those of you in a relationship I’d be surprised if you did not realize that when it comes to happiness in life, how well you get along with your partner will have the biggest impact. Your partner is the person you’ll spend the most time…

In Victory Lap It’s Not About “More Money”

My view about money has changed since I left the corporate world, why I thought? Early in my life I was lead to believe that money was the most important measure, the one thing that matters on a personal scorecard. I became wired to succeed,…

Work Life Retirement Balance

Some of the worst advice I have heard given to young people starting their career is “Find your passion and you will never work a day in life,” (or something along these lines) a great quote but not realistic. Life and indeed work is never…

When You Retire Where Do All Your Friends Go?

This question comes up at many presentations I make on Victory Lap Retirement. A strong social network is key to our happiness and longevity. Friendships enrich our lives we should always look to build our social network and build relationships…